Roadworks

Q&A on retroflectivity...

- Feb 01, 2010

Glen Senior, human factors engineer, 3M Design and Vision Science, answered some of the top questions about garment visibility exclusively for Better Roads. 1. What are the different distances at which the different garments are typically visible? The distances at ...

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- Feb 01, 2010

by Tina Grady Barbaccia The visibility of highway workers’ garments — or lack thereof — was ...

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High visibility…new ANSI...

- Feb 01, 2010

The new ANSI 107 regulation update is now in effect, and highway workers need to meet new comprehensive regulations on U.S. highway worker high-visibility safety garment requirements. U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood on Dec. 16 released a comprehensive update ...

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2009 a difficult year but...

- Jan 21, 2010

It's no secret that it's rough out there. It's been that way for a while now. But in the construction industry, we've been one of the hardest hit job sectors. While only 5 percent of the U.S. workforce, construction ...

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- Jan 01, 2010

Legendary windmill tilter Don Quixote would surely be confused by Nevada DOT’s new innovation. It ...

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- Dec 01, 2009

  Vital private construction investment needs pro-growth measures from Washington While some Washington number-crunchers insist that there ...

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- Nov 01, 2009

Governments at all levels are turning to private options to help them get through, and ...

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LaHood Kicks Off Program to...

- Oct 01, 2009

U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood is working to get women on the move — literally. In what seems to be a predominantly male-dominated industry, there is now a national push to encourage young women to pursue careers in science, ...

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RoadWorks: MPOs May Merit...

- Oct 01, 2009

 MPOs: Options Exist to Enhance Transportation Planning Capacity and Federal Oversight. Metropolitan planning organizations are responsible for transportation planning in metropolitan areas, but according to the GAO, little is known about what has been achieved by their planning ...

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- Oct 01, 2009

Assuming that new surface transportation legislation will eventually arrive, the Federal Highway Administration has moved ...

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