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ARTBA elects Oldcastle President, COO Doug Black as 2013-2014 chair

Amanda Bayhi - Sep 12, 2013

ARTBA elects Oldcastle President, COO Doug Black as 2013-2014 chair

American Road & Transportation Builders Association (ARTBA) has elected Doug Black, president and chief operating officer of Oldcastle, the association’s chairman. ARTBA announced the election results during its national convention in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, September 8-10. In a September 10 speech at the ...

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Study predicts $365 billion highway fund shortfall

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Feb 04, 2013

As automobile fuel economy increases, the federal highway program's fiscal position will become ever more precarious, a new study by researchers at the College of William and Mary finds. The team from William and Mary's Thomas Jefferson Program in Public Policy ...

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Road Science

Better Roads Staff - Oct 09, 2012

Road Science

What Went Wrong, and Why   Forensic Studies Give Clues to Pavement Failure By Tom Kuennen, Contributing Editor   Whether the pavement is black or white, flexible or rigid, asphalt or concrete, pavement forensic testing is the key to preventing future pavement failures in either ...

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Driving Texas. Cautiously

John Latta - Oct 03, 2012

OK so this example is from Texas and won't match your situation at all. But the inner working of the  transportation system in your state may not be so different. So when TRIP reports that deficient roads are costing Texas motorists ...

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Road Science

Brooke Wisdom - Dec 01, 2010

Road Science

Gaining influence in 2011 By Tom Kuennen, Contributing Editor There are big changes on the way for a number of existing infrastructure technologies and practices, and they will significantly influence the highway and bridge communities in 2011. In the coming year, new research, ...

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New Road Products

Brooke Wisdom - Oct 01, 2010

New Road Products

By Tina Grady Barbaccia LeeBoy’s Blaw-Knox road widener VT LeeBoy showcased its new RW-80A road widener at the 2010 American Public Works Association (APWA) trade show in Boston in late August. The machine will be part of a product line of five ...

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Texas Transportation Institute awarded $500K to study off-road construction equipment NOx

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Nov 23, 2009

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has awarded the Texas Transportation Institute's (TTI's) Center for Air Quality Studies a $500,000 grant two-year project will monitor nitrogen oxide (NOx) emissions of road construction equipment before and after the installation of an emission reduction ...

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Texas Transportation Institute’s Teens in the Driver Seat (TDS) program receives award from FHWA and Roadway Safety Foundation

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Nov 11, 2009

The Texas Transportation Institute’s Teens in the Driver Seat (TDS) program has been honored with a Roadway Safety Award sponsored by the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) and the Roadway Safety Foundation (RSF). This is the third national award for TDS, the ...

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Kirk Landers: Making it work

Brooke Wisdom - Aug 01, 2009

Kirk Landers: Making it work

Making it work By Kirk Landers The summer of our recessionary discontent kicked off in July with the Obama Administration announcing it wanted to postpone the federal transportation debate for 18 months. The Senate leadership quickly fell into the fold and we ...

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