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IL Tollway investing $609 million in 2012 for roads, bridges

Tina Grady Barbaccia on Dec 28, 2011

The Illinois Tollway will invest nearly $609 million in 2012 for projects to repair and rebuild roadways, bridges and interchanges and other capital investments across the 286-mile system and begin the first year of the agency's new $12 billion capital ...

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LaHood: $215 million available for damaged roads, bridges

Tina Grady Barbaccia on Nov 30, 2011

The U.S Department of Transportation will provide more than $215 million to states across the nation to cover the costs of repairing roads and bridges damaged by a variety of natural disasters, U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood announced on Nov. ...

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Bridgestone increasing off-road, Continuum product prices

Tina Grady Barbaccia on Nov 22, 2011

Bridgestone Americas Commercial Solutions (BACS), a business of Bridgestone Americas Tire Operations, on Nov., 22 announced that effective Jan. 1, 2012, it will increase base prices on Bridgestone, Firestone and Continuum off-road tire products and Continuum pre-cure tread rubber and ...

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The State of Our Bridges

Better Roads Staff on Nov 11, 2011

The State of Our Bridges

Our exclusive annual research into bridge conditions in the United States. Over regulated, underfunded and disheartening.” That’s how Brian Olson, bridge replacement engineer with the South Dakota Department of Transportation, describes the past 12 months for his department in terms of work ...

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$600 million O.C. bridges program kicks off

Tina Grady Barbaccia on Oct 19, 2011

$600 million O.C. bridges program kicks off

The Orange County Transportation Authority (OCTA) on Oct. 19 kicked off a nearly $600 million program that will separate street traffic from trains at seven locations in north Orange County. Known as the O.C. Bridges, the projects will eliminate the need ...

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$600 million O.C. bridges program kicks off

Tina Grady Barbaccia on Oct 19, 2011

The Orange County Transportation Authority (OCTA) on Oct. 19 kicked off a nearly $600 million program that will separate street traffic from trains at seven locations in north Orange County. Known as the O.C. Bridges, the projects will eliminate the need ...

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Innovative bridge replacement allows MassDOT to replace 14 bridges in I-93 FAST 14 project

Tina Grady Barbaccia on Aug 02, 2011

Federal Highway Administrator Victor Mendez has reviewed what the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) says are the "innovative, money-saving" construction methods that will allow the Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT) to replace 14 bridges this summer as part of the I-93 ...

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Better Bridges

Better Roads Staff on Aug 02, 2011

Better Bridges

Making History Again When a historical bridge in Maine had to be demolished and rebuilt, the question was how to do it and still preserve a landmark By Tina Grady Barbaccia When the historical bridge in Norridgewock, Maine, had deteriorated to a point ...

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Better Bridges

Better Roads Staff on Aug 02, 2011

Better Bridges

Buy a Border Bridge! No Money Down Cash-squeezed Michigan plans a new Detroit River crossing to Canada with ‘no risk’ to its weary taxpayers By Mike Anderson Officially, the long-running project to eventually build a new cross-border bridge in southeast Michigan is identified as ...

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Rosedale Street bridges in Forth Worth reopen to traffic

Tina Grady Barbaccia on Jul 18, 2011

The North Texas Tollway Authority (NTTA) has reopened the Rosedale Street bridges along Interstate 30 near the southwestern edge of downtown Fort Worth. Reconstruction of these bridges allows for the future Chisholm Trail Parkway construction beneath Rosedale Street. When constructed, Chisholm Trail ...

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StreetMapper speeds surveying of bridges

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Better Roads Staff on Jul 13, 2011

StreetMapper, the vehicle-based laser mapping system, utilizes the Perception Engine from Allpoint Systems to simplify data processing through automation StreetMapper, the vehicle-based laser mapping system, is now being offered with a range of tools for the automatic calculation of bridge heights ...

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N.J. gets $29 million to repair county-owned bridges

Tina Grady Barbaccia on Jun 06, 2011

Nearly $29 million has been awarded to New Jersey counties through a state-funded Local Aid program to help repair or replace 31 county-owned bridges. “This program has already enabled counties to remove 53 bridges from a list of nearly 290 bridges ...

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