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Sales tax holiday brings freedom from construction

Brian Ethridge - Jul 31, 2014

Sales tax holiday brings freedom from construction

Good news, Georgia shoppers! You will be getting a break from road construction this weekend! The Georgia Department of Transportation has decided to suspend all roadwork within 5 miles of shopping malls or major shopping districts on all interstates and major state ...

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Put It In Writing

Brian Morrow, P.E., Esq - May 07, 2014

Put It In Writing

Claims against the Georgia DOT for increased material costs are denied due to failure to comply with claim-notice requirements.  Contract provisions in most standard construction industry contracts include claims and notice procedures and requirements. These provisions often require contractors seeking a ...

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The Magic of Rubberized Asphalt

Better Roads Staff - Mar 07, 2014

The Magic of Rubberized Asphalt

As prices for asphalt cement (AC) and polymer have shot up dramatically, agencies and contractors are looking for ways to hold the line on the cost of asphalt pavements.   By Daniel C. Brown   The number of transportation agencies that use recycled tire ...

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AASHTO announces Faces of Transportation photo contest winners

Amanda Bayhi - Sep 27, 2013

AASHTO announces Faces of Transportation photo contest winners

The American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials (AASHTO) announced Thursday that two photos of workers at the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge won the Grand Prize and the People's Choice Award in the association’s Faces of Transportation photo contest. A ...

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Top 10 finalists selected for America’s Transportation Awards

Amanda Bayhi - Sep 04, 2013

Top 10 finalists selected for America’s Transportation Awards

The American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials (AASHTO), AAA and the U.S. Chamber of Commerce have selected 10 state transportation department projects as finalists in the 2013 America's Transportation Awards competition. The top 10 projects are: 1.  Dumbarton Toll Bridge ...

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Better Bridges 2012 Bridge Inventory

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Nov 12, 2012

Better Bridges 2012 Bridge Inventory

Getting Better all the Time   America’s structurally deficient and functionally obsolete bridge count slowly, steadily falling   By Tina Grady Barbaccia   They aren’t numbers to throw a party for yet, but once again, the number of structurally deficient (SD) or functionally obsolete (FO) bridges ...

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Yodock water-filled barriers part of comprehensive traffic control plan for PGA Championship site

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Aug 23, 2011

Yodock water-filled barriers part of comprehensive traffic control plan for PGA Championship site

PGA tournament officials added 5,000 feet of Yodock water filled barriers and barricades along the highway from Medlock Crossing to the Athletic Club as part of a comprehensive traffic control plan to manage pedestrian crossings during the four day event. The ...

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