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Bergkamp’s introduces InPave System on Flameless Pothole Patcher

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Aug 27, 2012

Bergkamp’s introduces InPave System on Flameless Pothole Patcher

At the American Public Works Association (APWA) 2012 Show in Anaheim, Calif., Bergkamp Inc. rolled out its InPaveSystem as an option on its Flameless Pothole Patcher to help government agencies and contractors better monitor and manage pothole patching performance. (For ...

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The construction industry is ‘Built to Last’ with Big, Hairy, Audacious Goals

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Aug 20, 2012

The construction industry is ‘Built to Last’ with Big, Hairy, Audacious Goals

How awesome is this? I just learned that well-known book author Jim Collins is one of the keynote speakers at the 2013 National Asphalt Pavement Association (NAPA) Annual Meeting set for Feb. 9-13, 2013. Collins is known for the books "From ...

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Will EPA give operations a two-year reprieve with air-quality standards?

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Aug 09, 2012

Will EPA give operations a two-year reprieve with air-quality standards?

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) may give operations a reprieve with its proposed amendments to air quality rules that the agency set in 2010 to regulate cement manufacturing. In late June, the EPA proposed delaying implementation of the rules of ...

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Mike Rowe: Skilled tradesman, TV star and pizza deliveryman

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Aug 07, 2012

Mike Rowe: Skilled tradesman, TV star and pizza deliveryman

How cool would it be to have someone famous deliver your pizza? Mike Rowe of "Dirty Jobs" fame delivered pizza to and ate lunch with with the employees of Dudley Construction Inc. of Florence, Ky., on Aug. 2 as part of Caterpillar's "Say ...

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Is highway infrastructure better than we think?

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Jul 19, 2012

Is highway infrastructure better than we think?

Is highway infrastructure in better shape than we think? According to a new report from the National Center for Policy Analysis (NCPA), America’s highways are getting safer and smoother. However, despite heavy subsidies, public transportation infrastructures are falling apart. The report found that only 11 percent ...

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Nebraska releases 2013 Surface Transportation Program

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Jul 10, 2012

Nebraska Department of Roads’ Director Monty Fredrickson, on July 9 released the state's fiscal year 2013 Surface Transportation Program. The 2013 State Highway System program is published at $372 million and is funded from state and federal highway user taxes and ...

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Obama signs $105 billion highway bill

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Jul 05, 2012

President Obama on July 6 signed into law a combined transportation, student loan and flood insurance bill at a White House event. The House and Senate on June 29 passed a new two-year $105 billion surface transportation reauthorization bill, Moving Ahead for ...

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The Hill: Obama to sign highway bill Friday

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Jul 05, 2012

President Obama on Friday will sign the combined transportation, student loan and flood insurance bill at a White House event, according to a July 3 report by Keith Laing in The Hill. The House and Senate on June 29 passed a new ...

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The new surface transportation bill gives us a cast instead of a Band-Aid for funding

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Jul 03, 2012

The new surface transportation bill gives us a cast instead of a Band-Aid for funding

A two-year bill isn't the answer to the need for a long-term transportation bill, but it's better than short-term extension after short-term extension. Now we have a cast instead of just a Band-Aid to fix the lack of funding. We were ...

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House passes transportation bill to extend highway program through 2014

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Jun 29, 2012

The House on June 29 approved legislation that will extend federal highway programs through 2014, a low interest rate on student loans for one year, and the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) for five years, according to a report from The ...

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‘Stay Alert, Slow Down’ in roadway construction zones, urges ARTBA

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Jun 29, 2012

With AAA predicting that more than 42 million Americans will travel 50 miles or more from home during the upcoming July 4 holiday and the construction season already in high gear, the American Road & Transportation Builders Association (ARTBA) is ...

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On the way to a bicameral, bipartisan agreement on transportation bill

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Jun 28, 2012

On the way to a bicameral, bipartisan agreement on transportation bill

Two days ago marked the 1,000th day without a transportation bill, but now it looks like we may be getting somewhere – just days before the latest extension expires at the end of June. Nothing like a deadline to get ...

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