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APWA Products

APWA Products

  • Remote-control traffic sign

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    In addition to offering dynamic Web control and having a GPS unit for asset tracking and monitoring, the Advantage Series 4260, 4280, and 42100 portable message boards come with two years of cellular service so users can change text and graphics and turn the unit on and off from their cell phones. Like the rest of the company's product line, the battery-powered LED signs have solar recharge capability and comply with National Transportation Communications for ITS Protocol. American Signal Co. Booth 2047. www.amsig.com.

  • Siphon-like stormwater filter

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    A patented wrapped-spiral design that facilitates 30-gpm flow over its entire 43-sq.-ft. surface area sucks pollutants from water, then deposits them up to 300 lbs. of sediment/cartridge on the vault floor for removal. The BayFilter's silica-sand filter doesn-t leach nitrogen or other nutrients, and its modular design makes it suitable for manholes. Installing a BaySeparator PT upstream to remove large pollutant loads before they reach the BayFilter extends maintenance cycles. BaySaver Technologies Inc. Booth 838. www.baysaver.com.

  • Tree-friendly stormwater management

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    Capable of supporting traffic loads to AASHTO H-20 standards, the subsurface Silva Cell gives the roots of large trees unlimited access to uncompacted soil. Its modular design allows the system to be sized according to the volume of water generated by surrounding impermeable surfaces such as parking lots; for example, 1,200 cu. ft. of the cells can be designed for 0% runoff from a 3,000-sq.-ft. Type II rain event. Each Silva Cell holds 10 cu. ft. of soil. Deep Root Partners LP. Booth 2301. www.deeproot.com.

  • Multiplatform spreader control

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    Designed for medium- to heavy-duty snowplow trucks, the latest offering from this supplier of mobile hydraulic systems, components, and electronic controls integrates CAN (controller area network) bus technology with decision-management software to collect and present chassis data and allow operators to respond to changes in weather and other variables using a six-function joystick. A 7-in. high-resolution LCD screen displays color-coded menus for intuitive program navigation. The control valve module meets IP68 environmental standards and is preinstalled on the valve assembly. Force America Inc. Booth 821. www.forceamerica.com.

  • Modular railroad crossings

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    By eliminating the time and material required to assemble and tamp track, Premier precast reinforced concrete crossings handle 110-lb. to 140-lb. rails and are typically installed in half the time of other crossing systems. Assembly begins by placing the base modules on the compacted subgrade. Next, the rails are placed in their custom-formed recesses. Finally, the center panels are bolted (four bolts per track foot) into place. Designed to ASTM A497 and Cooper E80 loading. Hanson Pipe Precast. Booth 327. www.hansonpipeandprecast.com.
  • Free manual and other brochures

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    Founded in 1993, the Interlocking Concrete Pavement Institute provides hydrological and structural design software and other resources for installers and specifiers of segmental concrete pavement systems, including its Permeable Interlocking Concrete Pavements manual. Interlocking Concrete Pavement Institute. Booth 1849. www.icpi.org.

  • Video pipe inspection systems

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    This Canadian company's products are built on the concept of modular design; clients choose a camera, crawler, and controllers to which manipulators, sensors, and sonars can be added to create off-the-shelf yet 'customized' solutions. The Versatrax 150's 88-pound chassis and 5.5-pound camera is configurable for 6-inch-diameter and larger pipe. Can be operated at temperatures ranging from 32 to 122?? F and to a depth of 100 ft. Inuktun Services Ltd. Booth 647. www.inuktun.com.

  • Energy-efficient portable air compressor

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    The M57 Mobilair's forklift slots and single-point lifting bail facilitate mounting on service vehicles. Delivers 210 cfm at 100 psig; 28-gal. fuel tank provides 10 hours of operation; four-cylinder diesel meets Tier 3 EPA emissions standards. The unit's proprietary Sigma Profile airend produces more air with less horsepower. Kaeser Compressors Inc. Booth 749. www.kaeser.com/mobilair.

  • Year-round asphalt stockpiler

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    With the flip of a switch, the KM4000 moves from saving up to 2 tons of leftover or unused hot mixes to storing cold patch at 80 to 90?? F. Designed to slide into any standard-size heavy-duty pickup, the unit weighs 820 lbs. empty. KM International. Booth 1148. www.kminfrared.com.

  • Open-hole safeguard

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    Available in round, rectangular, and square designs to fit most manholes and storm drains, the durable plastic Manhole Guard can be fitted with a guide that protects hoses from fraying or a PVC or aluminum bypass. Custom sizes and colors available. Southern Sewer Equipment Sales. Booth 845. www.manholeguard.com.

  • GIS consulting firm

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    Specialists in GIS development including RTK data collection as well as paper and digital data conversion, such as for infrastructure inventories and mapping. Mid-West GIS Inc. Booth 2538. www.mid-westgis.com.

  • On-the-road workspace

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    Each Auto Exec model is ergonomically designed based on how people work out of their cars. Requiring no assembly, the desk is secured by a seatbelt. A built-in 400 W power inverter provides AC power. Mobile Office Inc. Booth 648. www.gooffice.com.

  • Vehicle organizer

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    Store your specs and drawings and lock away your laptop with the Ultimate Field Office. Designed to fit most full-size pickups, options include a power inverter with easy-access sockets, a printer/copier/scanner on a lift, rechargeable flashlight, first aid kit, and a 49-in.-long drawer. mobileDUZ LLLP. Booth 2401. www.mobileduz.com.

  • Mower repair lift

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    The adjustable Mojack fits any size lawn tractor or riding mower, including zero-turning-radius models. Choose from one of three models based on the distance between the inside of one front tire and the other: If it's 20-in. to 28-in., the MJ-48 lifts up to 300 lbs. and the MJ-60 up to 400; 29-in. to 44-in. mowers fit the MJ-72. Mojack. Booth 1254. www.themojack.com.

  • Cement clearinghouse

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    In addition to educational programming and research by nationally renowned Chief Economist Ed Sullivan, the Portland Cement Association works to expand markets. For example, full-depth reclamation using cement, a technique Coweta County, Ga., turned to when deep-patching contracts hit $100/ton. By spending the same amount, the county got a completely reconstructed roadway with a life expectancy three times that of untreated roads than traditional repair methods. Portland Cement Association. Booth 730. www.cement.org.

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  • Comfortable material-bagger

    Comfortable material-bagger

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    A Florida public waste recycler packages and sells compost using the Sandhopper, which allows workers to stand up, reducing fatigue and the possibility of back-related injuries. The 28-lb. device improves productivity so much that it pays for itself in two days of steady use. ProEarth Developments LLC. Booth 2302. www.proearthdev.com.

  • Night vision vehicle camera

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    The VLBI Series 9 infrared LED camera provides 130-degree visibility. Compatible with most major-brand control display screens and rear vision systems, the waterproof camera installs straight or at a 10-degree angle in any bumper or body surface. Other products include 5-in. and 7-in. color and 5.5-in. black-and-white or green CRT monitors. Pro-Vision Video Systems. Booth 754. www.provsnusa.com.

  • Public-agency peer review

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    A team of experts who-ve each had 15 years or more experience evaluates organizational, project, personnel, financial, and emergency-management procedures; technical practices and procedures; and public relations activities. Fees range from $5,000 to $15,000 depending on number of department employees. American Society of Civil Engineers. Booth 741. www.asce.org/peerreview.

  • Light gray pavement overlay is 'green-

    Light gray pavement overlay is 'green-

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    When its 10-year warranty is factored into a lifecycle cost analysis, Endurablend saves $80,000/mile over 12 years. A blend of portland cement and three gradations of sand, the polymer composite micro-overlay system lasts five times longer-20 years-than other repair products. Place directly on top of almost any substrate and open to traffic within a few hours. RJS Inc. Booth 2507. www.rjs-endurablend.com.

  • Single-circuit grapples

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    The patented RGP rotators are sealed to keep out water and dust, and are offered with buckets and rakes. An integrated electro-hydraulic selector valve enables both grapple and rotator operation from a single hydraulic circuit, simplifying installation. They-re sized for mini-excavators and backhoe loaders. Rotobec USA Inc. Booth 1829. www.rotobec.com.

  • Street- and water-management tools

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    Not to be confused with Rubbersidewalks Inc., this manufacturer of 100%-recycled-rubber products offers just about everything else: manhole cover risers, engineered rubber curb systems, retaining walls, wheel stops, pavement ramps, traffic signs and bases, speed bumps and humps, hose and pipe ramps, and stormwater drainage systems. RubberForm Recycled Products LLC. Booth 538. www.rubberform.com.

  • Manhole joint sealer

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    Unlike other self-adhesive tapes, Infi-Shield Gator Wrap provides a continuous rubber seal on manhole, catch basin, and concrete pipe joints, eliminating infiltration of water and soil. ASTM D412 tensile strength is 50 psi and elongation is 500%. The rubber adhesive meets ASTM C923; adhesive meets ASTM C990. They cost about $35/standard manhole joint. Sealing Systems Inc. Booth 1341. www.ssisealingsystems.com.

  • Sectional rubber curbing

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    Embedded with reflective tape, the Traffic Logix SuperFlex curb attaches using three lag bolts installed in the road surface through a plastic shield. Made of virgin rubber for flexibility, each 39-in. unit weighs 13.2 lbs. It's available in black or red brick colors, and yellow or white highway tape. Traffic Logix. Booth 831. www.trafficlogix.com.

  • Stormwater filter installation kit

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    Designed for open curb inlets, EnviroSafe's cartridge basin comes with passive filters or a sediment sack, four cleats, two aluminum rails, two mounting flanges, and one flow collector assembly with hardware. In addition to trapping trash, debris, sediments, oils, grease, and soluble metals, the antimicrobial filter inhibits bacteria, virus, and mold growth. Transpo Industries Inc. Booth 839. www.transpo.com.

  • Asphalt emulsion

    Asphalt emulsion

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    Add five to seven years of service life to streets showing early signs of aging with Reclamite, a sealant that inhibits aging by restoring the chemistry of oxidized asphalt to its original properties. The asphalt emulsion product is also recommended for new asphalt pavement. Tricor Refining LLC. Booth 2532. www.reclamite.com.

  • Short-span wooden bridges

    Short-span wooden bridges

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    Long used on highways, these custom-made bridge kits feature individual structural timbers that are pressure-treated and dowel-laminated into interconnected panels that provide a stable deck. Available in single or multiple spans, with crash-tested railings, and with asphalt-wear surfaces to create a seamless trail for roller blades and pedestrians. Typical spans are 10-ft. to 40-ft. but have been engineered to 70 ft. Applicable standards include AASHTO M111, M133, M168; ASTM A307; American Forest Paper Association national design specification for wood construction; and American Wood Protection Association M4. Wheeler Lumber LLC. Booth 1936. www.wheeler-con.
  • 75-ton shop press

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    The SP-75's air/hydraulic power system provides precise control by eliminating ram over-travel and greater speeds by accelerating the ram to the load. Its winch/cable system easily raises and lowers the six-position bolster. With a 13-1/8-in. stroke, 50-in.-wide throat, and side-to-side adjustable ram, the press accommodates a wide variety of components. Comes with 15-3/4-in. V-blocks and 2-in.-diameter push adapters. Gray Manufacturing Co. Inc. Booth 2143. www.grayusa.com.

  • Online flagger training

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    Students who complete this self-paced four-hour course, which incorporates state-specific rules and regulations into the American Traffic Safety Services Association's basic curriculum, receive an ATSSA flagger registration card and are ready for duty. The course costs, $45/student; volume discounts are available. Online demonstrations are also offered. Professional Traffic Graphics Inc. Booth 1237. www.onlineflagger.com.

Full-lane sweeping path

Powered by a Cummins turbo-charged diesel and sporting an equal-width pickup broom and elevator system, the Allianz 4000 sweeps a path 10.42 ft. wide and removes up to 3 tons of debris/minute. Also features a 5.6-cu.-yd. hopper, a six-ton payload, a 250-gal. water tank, and swing-out center body panels for easy access to elevator controls, maintenance, and cleaning. Allianz Sweeper. Booth 503. www.allianzsweeper.com.




Emissions-free work truck

The ZX40ST's 72 V, absorbed glass mat battery system and AC motor deliver 50% more power and 30% more torque than a traditional DC motor. Combined with regenerative breaking, it travels up to 60 miles on a single charge. Miles Electric Vehicles. Booth 445.www.milesev.com.



Electricity-free emergency lighting

Almost 40,000 ft. of photo luminescent stair nosings are being installed in the world's tallest building: the Burj Dubai in the United Arab Emirates. The Ecoglo stair nosings, as well as contrast strips, thresholds, handrail strips, and aisle markers use naturally occurring rare-earth crystals in a pigment that emits a steady green glow after absorbing light from any source. The nonradioactive, recyclable products last up to 30 years outside; indefinitely indoors. Access Products Inc. Booth 2345. www.us.ecoglo.com.


Super-compact vehicle cameras

Voyager Super CMOS side-vision cameras measure just 2 x 2 x 4¼ in. but give drivers a high-resolution picture of what's going on around their vehicles. The waterproof cameras are encased in impact-resistant plastic and come with brackets and mounting hardware. ASA Electronics. Booth 1058. www.asaelectronics.com.




Performance-tracking software

To help infrastructure managers see what residents think of their department, the company adds a “level of service” module to its suite of maintenance-management software. Using customer comments about potholes, litter, graffiti, or drainage, the program develops a performance rating that can be compared to desired standards. The program also determines how much effort and money will be needed to close the gap between service goals and actual service levels. CitiTech Systems Inc. Booth 2139. www.cititech.com.


Automatic backup generator

As soon as its 50-amp transfer switch senses power loss, the natural-gas-powered AutoTrafficCop6000 switches itself on to keep traffic signals running. Technicians monitor power quality and engine function via the Internet and, if oil is low or the engine doesn't start, the unit alerts technicians via a secure Web server. Auto TrafficCop. Booth 341. www.autotrafficcop.com.



Low-maintenance backhoe loader

In addition to its 50-hour greasing intervals, compared to 10 hours for most competitors, the performance of the BL70's D5D CDE3 90-hp, 293 cu.-in. Volvo turbocharged, Tier 3-compliant engine can be enhanced with an optional cyclonic precleaner. It offers 30% more steering torque than previous models. Pilot control joysticks standard; mechanical controls available. Volvo Construction Equipment North America. Booth 1220. www.volvoce.com.




Portable hydro-mulching machine

Tow the TurfMaker 1200 from site to site with a specially designed extended deck and gooseneck trailer with dual 7,000-lb. axles. The 1,200-gal tank sprayer covers 7,500 to 10,000 sq. ft. with mulch, seed, tackifiers, and fertilizer through hoses of up to 500 ft. Turf-Maker Corp. Booth 2250 and 2251. www.turfmaker.com.


Blinker-enhanced traffic signs

FHWA-approved solar-powered signs automatically adjust LED brightness and can be remotely triggered from up to 500 ft. away. Can be synchronized with each other or programmed to work with solar time clocks, pushbuttons, and motion detectors using wireless technology as part of an intelligent-traffic system. Every MUTCD standard highway sign available. Traffic and Parking Control Co. Inc. Booth 411. www.tapconet.com.





Car wash for work trucks

When combined with a reclaiming system, the high pressure/low volume V-Max cuts per-vehicle water consumption by 70% to 80%. Just like commercial car washes, the system lets drivers choose one of four wash packages, visually prompts them to enter and exit, and is pre-enabled to interface with payment acceptance devices and fuel card systems. Belanger Inc. Booth 1726. www.belangerinc.com.