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American Infrastructure wins Award of Excellence for Pennsylvania Turnpike new electronic interchange project

Amanda Bayhi - Nov 29, 2013

American Infrastructure wins Award of Excellence for Pennsylvania Turnpike new electronic interchange project

The Allan A. Myers division of American Infrastructure, a construction company and materials supplier, has won the the Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) Eastern Pennsylvania Chapter’s Award of Excellence for its work with the Pennsylvania Turnpike new electronic interchange project ...

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Pennsylvania Governor Corbett signs five-year transportation funding bill

Amanda Bayhi - Nov 25, 2013

Pennsylvania Governor Corbett signs five-year transportation funding bill

Pennsylvania Governor Tom Corbett on Monday signed a five-year transportation funding bill for the state. The legislation is expected to generate an additional $242 million in fiscal year 2013, and it will add $1.6 billion to $1.8 billion in the fifth ...

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Beware of these 10 haunted roads in the U.S. and England

Amanda Bayhi - Oct 30, 2013

Beware of these 10 haunted roads in the U.S. and England

Around Halloween each year, talk of haunted sites seems to become more prevalent. Those haunted sites may involve haunted houses, haunted cemeteries, haunted asylums and more. Of course, we can’t forget about the haunted roads. Sure, you’ve probably heard of headless horseman ...

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Look Ma, No Hands: A car that drives itself

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Sep 09, 2013

Look Ma, No Hands: A car that drives itself

Oh, wouldn’t it be nice to have a car that drives without assistance? Sure, you can hire a chauffeur so you don’t have to drive, but I’m talking about a car that actually drives itself. No chauffeur needed. This idea is ...

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Fun With Road Signs

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Sep 03, 2013

Fun With Road Signs

While running the Emerald City Half Marathon in Dublin, Ohio, in late August, I managed to pass the miles by reading the amusing signs spectators made to cheer on friends and family – and the funny signs that some runners ...

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Ignore the potholes; re-elect me!

John Latta - Aug 02, 2013

Ignore the potholes; re-elect me!

Think of it as a NIMBP problem. As in a Not In My Back Pocket problem. Americans want more money to be spent on our roads and bridges. They just don’t want to be the ones who supply it. Pennsylvania is just ...

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Coming up: Major bridge detours

John Latta - Jul 09, 2013

Coming up: Major bridge detours

Most people who are aware of the inadequate funding available for America’s highways and bridges probably figure that deteriorating road surfaces will be the most common problem drivers face. But maybe detours could challenge for the top spot first. As funds for ...

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Pennsylvania’s $2 billion proposed transportation bill remains out of state budget

Amanda Bayhi - Jul 01, 2013

Pennsylvania’s $2 billion proposed transportation bill remains out of state budget

Pennsylvania Governor Tom Corbett signed into law on Sunday the state’s $28.4 billion budget bill, while the state’s transportation bill continued to lack support from both the House and Senate, CBS Philly and the Associated Press reported. The budget plan, which ...

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FHWA deploys bridge-inspecting robots

Amanda Bayhi - May 17, 2013

FHWA deploys bridge-inspecting robots

The U.S. Department of Transportation's Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) is deploying a robot to help inspect the safety and structure of concrete bridge decks. The robotic tool, created in partnership with Rutgers University as part of the Long-Term Bridge Performance (LTBP) ...

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Road funding: Your piggy bank or mine?

John Latta - Apr 18, 2013

Road funding: Your piggy bank or mine?

Motorist fees and gas taxes are sources for transportation funding in two state budgets. Pennsylvania and Washington State are trying to pay for essential projects and in doing so – along with a number of other states – may be showing ...

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What’s Gonna Work? Teamwork!

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Feb 26, 2010

What’s Gonna Work? Teamwork!

What’s Gonna Work? Teamwork! Teamwork Triumphs over Adversity: A Public-Private Partnership Delivers Infrastructure and Economic Development in Tough Economic Times by Robert Grubic, P.E., and Matthew Lena, P.E. Day after day, the same story plays out in headlines across the nation: Infrastructure needs ...

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Roll up the pavement: Gravel is making a comeback

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Jan 06, 2010

Ever since the invention of the automobile, paved roads have meant progress. Now some cash-strapped towns and counties are finding progress too expensive, and they are tearing up battered roads and putting down gravel. The high price of pavement and the ...

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