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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 […]

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Paving Asphalt: 5 Common Mistakes

5 Common Mistakes In Asphalt Paving
Paving asphalt is a tricky job that is driven on precision and the right mix designs. Having a strong understanding and a well educated crew will help you eliminate some mistakes but mistakes are something that can tend to be unavoidable. The best thing is to learn from mistakes, constantly […]

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5 Major Transportation Projects Happening in 2017

5 Major Transportation Projects Happening in 2017
Even with all the budget cuts and infrastructure spending issues happening throughout the US, there are still 5 major transportation projects that will be underway this year.
NEW YORK CITY’S SECOND AVENUE SUBWAY
Phase one of the Second Avenue Subway is complete which will allow the transportation project to open to […]

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33 State DOT’s Exploring Drone Use To Increase Safety

Drone’s: Increase Safety For Workers
Many state departments are turning to innovative drones to help with the improvement of safety and traffic reduction for DOT’s and construction. In March of 2016, 33 states were known to start using a drone in their field work. They will be using the unmanned air crafts for:

Bridge inspection
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Asphalt Prices At A Low But No Extra Work

Why There Is Plunging Asphalt Prices But No Extra Work
In the last 8 months, prices for asphalt has dropped drastically from $600 a ton to about $300 a ton. The prices are cut in half due to the drop in petroleum prices during the same period of time. As we all know petroleum is the […]

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NJ Suspends Road Construction: $41M, 1,700 Jobs

Second Week, NJ Shutdown of Road Construction
NJ is going on their second week of road construction halt. Gov. Chris Christie put $3.5 billion worth of transportation improvements on hold. This was put in play on July 8th when there was a state of emergency regarding the Transportation Trust Fund.

The state of emergency was started due […]

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