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My crazy winter weather story

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Feb 14, 2014

My crazy winter weather story

The winter weather this year has wreaked all sorts of havoc throughout the nation. The South and Southwest, which aren’t used to the snow and ice, were crippled by the weather with people stuck on the highways for hours and ...

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Winter storms back up Indiana roadways; Crews help southern states without power

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Feb 13, 2014

Winter storms back up Indiana roadways; Crews help southern states without power

During the rough winter weather storms caused by the polar vortex the week after the New Year holiday, snow and ice caused cars to slide off the road, semis to get stuck and some interstates to shut down for hours. According ...

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PHOTOS: Indiana DOT Opens New Tension Fabric Building for Salt Storage

Contributed - Nov 08, 2013

PHOTOS: Indiana DOT Opens New Tension Fabric Building for Salt Storage

When the Indiana Department of Transportation (INDOT) opened a new facility for winter de-icing operations and salt storage in Wabash, Indiana, earlier this year, it was the fourth such facility the state had commissioned and built since 2010. And as ...

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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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INDOT, state agencies team up for veteran-focused job fair

Amanda Bayhi - Jul 23, 2013

INDOT, state agencies team up for veteran-focused job fair

The Indiana Department of Transportation (INDOT) is joining several other state agencies today to sponsor a job fair for military veterans, National Guard or Reserve members and their families. The job fair takes place today, July 23, from 3 p.m. until ...

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Six projects receive mid America regional America’s Transportation Awards

Amanda Bayhi - Jul 18, 2013

Six projects receive mid America regional America’s Transportation Awards

Six transportation projects have won awards in the sixth annual mid America regional America’s Transportation Awards competition. The competition, sponsored by the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials (AASHTO), AAA and the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, recognizes transportation projects ...

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A Base Stacked for Strength

Better Roads Staff - Apr 03, 2013

A Base Stacked for Strength

If it’s a super-stout pavement base model you’re looking for, look no further than the Des Moines (Ia.) International Airport. Last summer, Manatts Inc. built a subgrade, base and taxiway there that would prevail against the fury of the Devil ...

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Indiana DOT’s LaPorte District gears up to combat winter weather

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Oct 19, 2011

As the cold and snow of winter prepares to move into Northern Indiana, the Indiana Department of Transportation (INDOT) says its top priority is snow and ice removal. INDOT uses all available resources to keep roads open, maximize the mobility ...

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Indiana holds ‘Trash Bash’ to clean up its highways

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Apr 04, 2011

Warmer weather means it’s time for spring cleaning in Indiana and the state’s highways are no exception. The Indiana Department of Transportation (INDOT), the Indiana Department of Correction (DOC) and Adopt-A-Highway groups will kick off a statewide effort to clean ...

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