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Strategizing for Safety

Contributed - Aug 06, 2014

Strategizing for Safety

How the construction team for Minnesota’s Highway 23 Paynesville Bypass completed this project ahead of schedule despite truncated work season.   As with many of the older roadways in the United States, increased traffic has made them congested and ultimately unsafe. Minnesota ...

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TRB to host slope stabilization, erosion control webinar on August 27

Amanda Bayhi - Aug 22, 2013

TRB to host slope stabilization, erosion control webinar on August 27

Transportation Research Board (TRB) will host a webinar about slope stabilization and erosion control on August 27 from 2 p.m. - 4 p.m. The webinar, “Cost-Effective and Sustainable Road Slope Stabilization and Erosion Control,” will feature discussions about implementing various slope ...

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Integrating Roadside Vegetation and Erosion Control

Better Roads Staff - Mar 06, 2013

Integrating Roadside Vegetation and Erosion Control

Safety and the mowing-herbicide-beautification-erosion control-culvert maintenance mix   By Tom Kuennen, Contributing Editor     Integrated roadside management programs are being adopted at state and county road agencies because they combine the multiple missions of vegetation management, roadside beautification, motorist safety, erosion control and roadway ...

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Applications and Innovations

Better Roads Staff - Jun 07, 2012

Applications and Innovations

Fixing a Hole A tiny Arkansas town gets ready for a flash flood Small towns can face the same big problems as big towns when it comes to stormwater infrastructure. This one faced an essential emergency culvert repair without a lot of ...

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Tensar promotes Robert Vevoda to COO

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Jan 04, 2012

Tensar Corp. has promoted Robert Vevoda to chief operating officer (COO) of the geosynthetic soil reinforcement and stabilization company. In this new position, Vevoda will be responsible for global manufacturing operations in addition to heading up commercial operations as president of ...

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International Erosion Control Association accepting nominations for 2011 Awards of Environmental Excellence

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Sep 30, 2011

The International Erosion Control Association (IECA) is calling for nominations for its 21st annual Awards of Environmental Excellence. The awards program recognizes industry professionals and organizations for their contributions to the erosion and sediment control community. IECA will honor all ...

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Highway Contractor

Better Roads Staff - Sep 07, 2011

Highway Contractor

It Doesn't Have to be a Jungle Out There New products can benefit appearances . . . and budgets By Mike Anderson Call it a rule of thumb: It is always easier to find funds – no matter how bare the funding cupboard ...

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