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Seal or no Seal? That is the Question

Better Roads Staff - Apr 12, 2014

Seal or no Seal? That is the Question

The debates continue, but here are some tips to determine the most effective strategy for your agency, whether it’s seal or no seal, for pavement performance and life-cycle cost. In the long run, does it pay for an agency to seal ...

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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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Texas A&M Transportation Institute to set bollard standards

Amanda Bayhi - Aug 16, 2013

Texas A&M Transportation Institute to set bollard standards

The Texas A&M Transportation Institute (TTI) is working on a solution to vehicles crashing into buildings. The institute announced last month that it is looking for a way to strengthen of the concrete poles known as bollards that are designed to ...

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Measuring Misery

Better Roads Staff - Mar 06, 2013

Inside the highway and bridge industries   by John Latta,  jlatta@randallreilly.com The Texas A&M Transportation Institute (TTI) has come up with The Planning Time Index (PTI). It is a way to measure the degree of commute unreliability, introduced for the first time as ...

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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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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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