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RoadWorks

Better Roads Staff - Nov 13, 2011

RoadWorks

Who’s Cleaner on the Job? It’s Hybrid vs. Diesel Scientists at the University of California-Riverside’s Center for Environmental Research and Technology have received a $2 million contract for a first-of-its-kind study of hybrid construction vehicles. The two-year project, which is being funded ...

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MoDOT makes ‘green’ commitment to Route 141 reconstruction project

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Apr 25, 2011

“Reduce, reuse, recycle,” was more than an Earth Day statement to the Missouri Department of Transportation (MoDOT) -- it’s one way the department continues to keep construction environmentally friendly, and save money. Though it may seem somewhat ironic for a process ...

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Missouri DOT creates Statewide Inclusion Advisory Council

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Nov 23, 2010

The Missouri Department of Transportation has created a new council to work closely with the agency to promote greater diversity and inclusion in the areas of employment, procurement and construction. The Statewide Inclusion Advisory Council (SAIC) will consist ...

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Missouri DOT employee bikes seven states to honor fallen workers

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Jun 22, 2010

Missouri Department of Transportation (MoDOT) Maintenance Crew Leader Kris Sandgren, an avid bicyclist from Springfield, Mo., began a 2,600-mile bicycle journey today to bring attention to the importance of workzone safety and raise money for a Missouri Fallen Workers’ Memorial. “When ...

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Guard Cables Save 45 Lives Per Year in Missouri

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Apr 27, 2010

Like a safety net, median guard cable is lining more Missouri highways and making them much safer. The steel wire ropes are credited with saving approximately 45 lives per year in the "Show Me State." "Guard cables are saving lives on ...

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Kevin Keith named interim director of Missouri DOT

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Mar 26, 2010

The Missouri Highways and Transportation Commission (MoDOT) today selected Chief Engineer Kevin Keith to serve as interim director of the Missouri Department of Transportation effective April 23, 2010. Keith will serve until a permanent director is selected following a national search ...

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MoDOT has obligated all recovery act funds a month ahead of schedule

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Feb 08, 2010

JEFFERSON CITY , Mo.– The Missouri Department of Transportation has obligated all of the $524.6 million it received in American Recovery and Reinvestment Act funds for MoDOT administered projects, meeting the required deadline a month ahead of schedule. State departments of ...

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Now you can eat your beet salad…and melt ice with it, too

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Jan 20, 2010

If your agency's salt supply is running low, never fear. You have an alternative. The trend toward liquid deicers and alternatives continues to grow, and the Missouri Department of Transportation (MoDOT) is one agency that's hopped on board this trend. It's ...

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RoadWorks: Vertical Wind Power

Brooke Wisdom - Jan 01, 2010

RoadWorks:  Vertical Wind Power

Legendary windmill tilter Don Quixote would surely be confused by Nevada DOT’s new innovation. It is a windmill, yes. But it looks nothing like a traditional windmill. There are no propellers. It is a cylinder, and wind blows against the turbine’s ...

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