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Federal Transportation Grants Give $1.5B to States for 2019

Federal transportation grants that were announced Tuesday will help widen roads in Kentucky, Louisiana and Montana, fix Metro station platforms in the Washington suburbs, restore masonry arches on the Brooklyn Bridge, and build bus-washing facilities in New Mexico and Iowa.

The federal funds will also link cars electronically to hundreds of miles of roadways in Colorado […]

By |December 12th, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized||Comments Off on Federal Transportation Grants Give $1.5B to States for 2019

Voters Approve $30+ Billion Worth of Transportation Initiatives

Voters in 31 states Nov. 6 once again showed their support for transportation initiatives investments, approving 272, or 79%, of 346 state and local ballot measures. In total, the approved initiatives are expected to generate over $30 billion in one-time and recurring revenue, according to the analysis conducted by the American Road & Transportation Builders […]

By |November 14th, 2018|Categories: Blog||Comments Off on Voters Approve $30+ Billion Worth of Transportation Initiatives

One-Third of America’s Urban Roadways in Poor Condition

Keeping the wheel steady on America’s roads and highways has become increasingly challenging as drivers encounter potholes and pavement deterioration. One-third of the nation’s major urban roadways – highways and major streets that are the main routes for commuters and commerce – are in poor condition. These critical links in the nation’s transportation system […]

By |October 23rd, 2018|Categories: Blog||Comments Off on One-Third of America’s Urban Roadways in Poor Condition

Customer is Key To More Rubberized Asphalt Pavement

Rubberized Asphalt Pavement
Over the past decade, researchers in the U.S. have tried to develop an approach that will allow the introduction of rubberized asphalt pavement in a way that is both cost-effective and free of the engineering challenges that have limited the use of crumb rubber modifiers (CRM) in the past.

CRM has proven to last longer […]

By |October 4th, 2018|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Customer is Key To More Rubberized Asphalt Pavement

Highway & Bridge Construction Employment Up 2.4% in July

Highway & Bridge Construction Employment Up 2.4% in July
Contractors hired an additional 8,800 workers compared to July 2017, according to the latest data from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS).

Highway and bridge construction employment increased by 2.4 percent in July, the fourth consecutive year of gains during the seventh month. Contractors hired an […]

By |September 26th, 2018|Categories: Blog||Comments Off on Highway & Bridge Construction Employment Up 2.4% in July

YTD US Construction Spending and Value 2018

US Construction Spending and Value
The value of all US construction put in place in July edged 0.1% higher to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of $1.3 trillion, even as the Commerce Department revised most June and May estimates lower. Total construction spending since the first of the year (not seasonally adjusted) is 5.2% higher […]

By |September 10th, 2018|Categories: Blog|Tags: |Comments Off on YTD US Construction Spending and Value 2018

Which States’ Infrastructure is Falling Apart the Worst?

About seven out of every 100 miles of States Infrastructure are in poor condition; 9% of bridges nationwide are structurally deficient, meaning that they are in need of some repair; and 17% of dams in the country have a high hazard potential — meaning a functional failure would result in the loss of life.

24/7 Wall Street created an […]

By |August 16th, 2018|Categories: Blog|Tags: |Comments Off on Which States’ Infrastructure is Falling Apart the Worst?

2018 Trending Towards Huge Growth for Construction Industry

2018 Trending Towards Huge Growth for Construction Industry
Alison Premo Black, senior vice president and chief economist at the American Road & Transportation Builders Association (ARTBA) presented a webinar on what the construction industry has seen in the first half of 2018 and what to expect as the year rolls on.

According to the webinar, total […]

By |July 30th, 2018|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , |Comments Off on 2018 Trending Towards Huge Growth for Construction Industry

Dry Process Asphalt Project Successful Using Crumb Rubber

Another successful project on 1-39 in Beloit, WI laying a rubberized asphalt surface with the dry process asphalt application method with chemically engineered crumb rubber.

Barrington, Illinois-based Asphalt Plus, LLC pre­pared and supplied the Asphalt+ rubberized asphalt project which was put down during night paving with an outside temperature of 41 degrees.

To prepare the Asphalt+ […]

By |July 16th, 2018|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on Dry Process Asphalt Project Successful Using Crumb Rubber

214 Airports in 43 States Get $677 Million in Infrastructure Grants

U.S. Department of Transportation Secretary Elaine L. Chao today announced the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) will award $677 million in airport infrastructure grants, the first allotment of the total $3.2 billion in Airport Improvement Program (AIP) funding for airports across the United States.

The 241 grants will fund 346 infrastructure grants projects that include runways, taxiways, aprons, and terminals. […]

By |July 10th, 2018|Categories: Blog|Tags: |Comments Off on 214 Airports in 43 States Get $677 Million in Infrastructure Grants