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Illinois Tollway to launch first ever technology test site

Brian Ethridge - Jul 18, 2014

Illinois Tollway to launch first ever technology test site

The Illinois Tollway is set to build a "living laboratory" which will serve as a unique test site to improve existing products and study technology advancements.  The test site will immediately focus on smartphone tolling applications and I-Pass transponders to ...

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Pre-fabricated bridge design could resist earthquake damage

Amanda Bayhi - Jul 02, 2014

Pre-fabricated bridge design could resist earthquake damage

A new framework design could make bridges more resistant to earthquakes while speeding construction, Science Daily reports. The design, which aims to improve the performance of the columns and beams that support bridges, is based on research findings that will be ...

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Out of my way, lower-class person!!! Why rich drivers cut us off.

John Latta - Jul 17, 2013

Out of my way, lower-class person!!! Why rich drivers cut us off.

Surely you aren’t surprised when the driver of the luxury sedan cuts you off and pretends to never have seen you as he speeds away. You are dirt under his high-end radials. You know that drivers of more expensive cars are ...

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Make a Shake: Researchers simulate a big quake

John Latta - Apr 26, 2013

Make a Shake: Researchers simulate a big quake

It’s a little bit of earthquake apples and earthquake oranges, but it’s valuable nevertheless. A two-story building was a broken up mess at the University of Nevada, Reno’s world-renowned earthquake engineering laboratory after researchers set in motion the final highest amplitude ...

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Hamlin Jennings will lead new Concrete Sustainability Hub at MIT

Tina Grady Barbaccia - May 06, 2010

Hamlin Jennings, who is known among academic and industry researchers for his influential work on the fundamental chemistry of cement, will be the inaugural executive director of the Concrete Sustainability Hub (CSH), a research center established last fall at MIT ...

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RoadWorks: What to Research Next Year

Brooke Wisdom - Oct 01, 2009

RoadWorks: What to Research Next Year

Assuming that new surface transportation legislation will eventually arrive, the Federal Highway Administration has moved to develop a planning and environment research program for FY 2010. You now have the chance to deliver your input to FHWA before the program ...

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