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Kentucky finalizes 20-year transportation plan

Brian Ethridge - Nov 26, 2014

Kentucky finalizes 20-year transportation plan

The Kentucky Transportation Department has finalized a 20-year transportation plan that will guide highway and bridge construction projects throughout the state. The long-term plan will serve as an update to state's 2006 plan which was designed to address the main transportation opportunities and challenges ...

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Highway and bridge construction starts climb 27 percent

Brian Ethridge - Nov 25, 2014

Highway and bridge construction starts climb 27 percent

The value of new construction starts dipped four percent in October to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of $589.8 billion. According to Dodge Data & Analytics, the decline followed a 10 percent increase reported in September, which was the strongest month ...

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Highway Contractor

Better Roads Staff - Jan 12, 2012

Highway Contractor

Another Testing 12 Months The recovery continues. Slowly. Slowly. It’s frustrating (again) to have to say it, but it appears that this new year will offer us more of the same. Last year virtually repeating itself, as did the year before that and ...

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Lattatudes

Better Roads Staff - Aug 02, 2011

Lattatudes

SeaBees and Lemonade By John Latta, Editor-in-Chief jlatta@rrpub.com Perhaps it’s the difference between a clumsy retreat and an ordered withdrawal. The difference between a hurried, disordered lowering of intensity and an organized, purposeful regrouping. If we must do more with less, and we must, ...

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Think Big

Brooke Wisdom - Jan 01, 2011

Think Big

FHWA head sees a year of thinking big, dreaming big and change.  By John Latta The lights are off in Victor Mendez’s office. He likes it that way. It is a blustery, freezing but clear day shortly before Christmas in D.C. and ...

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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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