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Ohio DOT gets creative with revenue generation

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Jun 07, 2012

Ohio DOT gets creative with revenue generation

Finding new ways to generate revenue is always a challenge, but the Ohio Department of Transportation (ODOT) is taking on the challenge – and getting creative. In an effort to generate millions of dollars for the construction of some of the ...

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How one public works department developed a spec to use recycled aggregate which allows for construction waste — including toilets

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Jun 07, 2012

How one public works department developed a spec to use recycled aggregate which allows for construction waste — including toilets

Recycling has reached a new level for the transportation construction industry.   The Public Works Department of the city of Bellingham, Wash., pushed the limits of recycled materials use with a street project that included 400 old toilets incorporated into concrete. ...

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Greenroads: Version 1.0 of rating system for roadway design, construction released

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Feb 18, 2010

The University of Washington and CH2M Hill have jointly released a sustainability performance metric, or "rating system," for roadway design and construction. The Greenroads system was unveiled at the Transportation Research Board (TRB) meeting last month in Washington, D.C.,and  on Jan. ...

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RoadWorks

Brooke Wisdom - Feb 01, 2010

RoadWorks

Greenroads Rating sustainable road projects Road construction is a more than $80 billion annual industry in the United States. Yet nothing comparable to the LEED rating system for buildings, or the Energy Star system for appliances, existed for highways and roads. Until ...

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