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Slip Slidin' Away

Better Roads Staff - Feb 05, 2013

Slip Slidin' Away

Big, heavy, Oregon bridge makes an innovative move   By John Latta, jlatta@randallreilly.com     You jack it up, you slide it. Simple. But the Sellwood Bridge is not small. It is 1,100 feet long (a continuous structure) and 3,400 tons. The two-lane Oregon bridge was jacked ...

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An Occasional Series: One 2 One with some of the most interesting people in the business

Better Roads Staff - Jan 10, 2013

An Occasional Series:  One 2 One with some of the most interesting people in the business

FHWA Administrator Victor Mendez talks to Editor-in-Chief John Latta   Victor Mendez is Administrator of the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA), overseeing the agency and advising the Administration on strategic initiatives and policy. He launched FHWA’s Every Day Counts (EDC) initiative in November ...

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Highway Contractor

Better Roads Staff - Sep 07, 2012

  Old Dog, New Tricks   Even with a strong foundation and a long history, you need to be willing and able to adapt to stay competitive today.   By John Latta   It’s not 2007 anymore. Changes in the economy, the way work is decided on, planned ...

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RoadWorks

Brooke Wisdom - Mar 01, 2011

RoadWorks

Half Time Moves to Slash Project Delivery Time By John Latta, Tina Barbaccia and Mike Anderson Could the Stimulus continue to bring the highway industry benefits long after its funding pool has run dry? “One thing I believe we’ve learned from the Recovery Act ...

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Better Bridges

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Aug 01, 2010

Better Bridges

All Together Now By Tina Grady Barbaccia A bridge project that started out under intense scrutiny in an environmentally- sensitive area is now being cheered and even has the locals putting their own touch on the bridge.   The Oregon Department of Transportation (ODOT) ...

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