More Articles for Georgia DOT

DOT evaluating sinkhole in Georgia

Brian Ethridge - Aug 15, 2014

DOT evaluating sinkhole in Georgia

The Georgia Department of Transportation is evaluating a sinkhole that suddenly opened in a parking lot on John Morrow Parkway at Pearl Nix Parkway in Gainesville. The sinkhole is approximately 12 feet wide and about 20 feet deep. Georgia DOT is closely evaluating ...

Read More...

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 ...

Read More...

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 ...

Read More...

Applications & Innovations

Better Roads Staff - Sep 06, 2012

Applications & Innovations

Whispering Asphalt   OGFCs cut spray and can be very, very quiet.   For several years, a number of states have placed open-graded friction courses (OGFCs) as a wearing course on their high-volume, high-speed roadways. An OGFC is a thin, permeable mix with high air ...

Read More...

Road Science

Better Roads Staff - Dec 02, 2011

Road Science

Speeding Up Time The multiple values of accelerated bridge replacement The cost of user delays in an era of unbridled traffic congestion is driving today’s fast-paced bridge erection technology, and it’s being encouraged by the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) in partnership with ...

Read More...

Road Science

Better Roads Staff - Sep 07, 2011

Road Science

Science Friction Thin Open-Graded Surfacings Drive Market By Tom Kuennen, Contributing Editor Now, more than ever, thin open-graded friction courses (OGFCs) are driving the market for drainable, high-friction, noise-attenuating asphalt mixes. This new generation of OGFCs is being bolstered by the advent of high-performance ...

Read More...

Better Bridges 2010 Bridge Inventory

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Nov 01, 2010

Better Bridges 2010 Bridge Inventory

The State of Your Bridges Our exclusive survey of bridge conditions in the United States By Tina Grady Barbaccia It’s a case of good news/bad news. Better Roads’ 2010 Annual Bridge Inventory reveals that fewer of the country’s bridges are considered structurally deficient (SD) ...

Read More...

advertisement

MORE STORIES

POPULAR

COLUMNS

BLOGS

advertisement

New Road Products

advertisement
advertisement