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MAP-21: The good, the bad and the lessons learned

Amanda Bayhi - Sep 30, 2013

MAP-21: The good, the bad and the lessons learned

With reauthorization less than a year away, many agencies are thinking about ways lawmakers can improve the new federal bill. Four American Public Works Association (APWA) Transportation Committee members joined last month at the APWA Congress and Exposition in Chicago, Illinois, ...

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Better Bridges 2012 Bridge Inventory

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Nov 12, 2012

Better Bridges 2012 Bridge Inventory

Getting Better all the Time   America’s structurally deficient and functionally obsolete bridge count slowly, steadily falling   By Tina Grady Barbaccia   They aren’t numbers to throw a party for yet, but once again, the number of structurally deficient (SD) or functionally obsolete (FO) bridges ...

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RoadWorks

Better Roads Staff - Jun 10, 2012

RoadWorks

Inside the highway and bridge industries WISH LISTS What our governors and others want in a reauthorization bill Any surface transportation reauthorization bill will give state, regional and local agencies a bigger say — to what degree and with what caveats/catches is still ...

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Product Spotlight

Better Roads Staff - Jan 12, 2012

Product Spotlight

Safety QuadGuard M10 crash cushion is MASH compliant Trinity Highway Products/Energy Absorption Systems of Dallas has introduced the QuadGuard M10, calling it the industry’s first crash cushion accepted for use on the National Highway System under the provisions of the Manual for ...

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Mike Anderson's American Iron

Better Roads Staff - Jan 12, 2012

Mike Anderson's American Iron

More Top Rollouts Coming Up! New year = new equipment innovations to come. That’s an equation sure to add up to more productive jobsites for road construction agencies and contractors. With World of Concrete this month and World of Asphalt in ...

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Applications and Innovations

Better Roads Staff - Sep 06, 2011

Applications and Innovations

DIY (Do It Yourself) Barricade Mobile Barrier Trailer helps keep workers safe and traffic flowing By Tina Grady Barbaccia The North Texas Tollway Authority (NTTA) has found a way of minimizing traffic disruption and maximizing worker safety in short-duration, rapid-work zones, says J.C. ...

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RoadWorks

Brooke Wisdom - Oct 01, 2010

RoadWorks

Rural America’s Vital Road Needs “Overlooked” By John Latta, Tina Grady Barbaccia and Mike Anderson Politicians and planners involved in “policy discussions” about future transportation funding and development are overlooking the people of rural America. So says John Horsley, executive director of ...

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RoadScience

Brooke Wisdom - Mar 01, 2010

RoadScience

At a crossroads The fate of our secondary roads may be in the balance. By Tom Kuennen, Contributing Editor   Against the backdrop of stalled federal surface transportation reauthorization and threats from reduced state and local funding, secondary roads are at an intersection.   Secondary roads ...

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