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Spring is here, but effects of winter weather linger

Amanda Bayhi - Mar 20, 2014

Spring is here, but effects of winter weather linger

Today marks the first day of spring, but that doesn’t mean transportation agencies are done battling winter’s harsh effects on the roads. The past few months brought freeze-thaw cycles that scarred roads with potholes and winter storms that called for more ...

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Materials that Make a Difference

Better Roads Staff - Feb 10, 2014

Materials that Make a Difference

This once every-three-years trade show boasts innovative materials that deserve a closer look.   By Tom Kuennen, Contributing Editor   Innovative materials for road and bridge construction will be exhibited at ConExpo-Con/Agg 2014 in March in Las Vegas, and many of them are worth ...

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Maryland highway crews repair potholes following rain, snow storms

Amanda Bayhi - Jan 17, 2014

Maryland highway crews repair potholes following rain, snow storms

Maryland highway crews, like those in other states, are working to repair potholes that formed after recent rain and snow storms. The Maryland State Highway Administration (SHA) announced that crews are repairing the potholes weekdays from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. SHA ...

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Invite Them and They Will Come

John Latta - Aug 07, 2013

Invite Them and They Will Come

Let me hang a little dirty laundry out on the line. People make assumptions about the news business. Sometimes people think that the news media is biased or is bought and paid for. And in some cases it is. But that’s not ...

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“Pothole Robin Hood” aims to fix 100 potholes in Jackson, Miss.

Amanda Bayhi - Jul 12, 2013

“Pothole Robin Hood” aims to fix 100 potholes in Jackson, Miss.

A man known as the “pothole Robin Hood” has filled more than 50 potholes in Jackson, Mississippi, since Memorial Day, using asphalt he took from the city, according to a report from ABC News. The man, who goes by the name ...

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Boston officials test three options for repairing potholes

Amanda Bayhi - Mar 25, 2013

Boston officials test three options for repairing potholes

Boston officials are testing three innovative, new options for repairing potholes in the city, Boston.com reported. The testing will last six months before officials decide whether to permanently implement any of the strategies. The materials are more expensive than regular asphalt ...

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Applications & Innovations

Better Roads Staff - Jan 09, 2013

Applications & Innovations

Concrete Repair   8 techniques for restoring concrete roads   By Lauren Heartsill Dowdle     Whether it’s patching a hairline crack or completely rebuilding an area with a crater-sized pothole, repairing concrete roads early on can minimize future damage and the time required for the job. The ...

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Highway Contractor

Better Roads Staff - Sep 07, 2011

Highway Contractor

It Doesn't Have to be a Jungle Out There New products can benefit appearances . . . and budgets By Mike Anderson Call it a rule of thumb: It is always easier to find funds – no matter how bare the funding cupboard ...

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