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  • Paint Detects Damage in Concrete Structures

    Electrically conductive paint detects and reports damage in bridges and other concrete structures, allowing authorities to respond to problems before they become serious. Researchers call it "sensing skin" and say anybody can apply the coating.

  • Adapt your planting plan

    Selecting tree species with internal genetic traits that promote resilience to external threats reduces the vulnerability of the future urban forest.

  • Plant a diverse tree palette

    The goal of every public works program should be to plant as diverse an array of trees as possible.

  • Two ways to curb corrosion

    Equipment corrosion eats away at budgets of snow and ice management fleets. Here are some options to alleviate these concerns.

  • Public Works magazine's 2014 AEC survey: In-house help wanted (finally)

    Does spending more on consulting services indicate public works departments have better budgets or thinner work forces? The answer lies somewhere in the middle.

  • Certified Power spreader and liquid control

    The Freedom line of CAN bus controls for spreader and liquid control operations includes the XDS controller, which features Dual Spreader (including the Tow-Plow application), directional spinner capability, dynamic gate control, and a large color touchscreen.

  • SnowEx SS-4000 walk-behind broom

    The SS-4000 walk-behind rotary broom’s centrally driven brush allows it to work against curbs, walls, and other obstacles from either the left or right side.

  • Muncie Power MESP3020 spreader control system

    The MESP3020 spreader control system for ice- and snow-removal vehicles comes with five adjustments for the auger, spinner, and ground speed.

  • C2Logix FleetRoute and C2RouteApp

    FleetRoute offers a high-density routing solution for snow removal operations, street sweeping, meter reading, and the waste industry. Also available is the Web-based C2RouteApp, which is easy to use for point-to-point routes.

  • Walz 3D truck payload scanner

    Manage material usage per job, location, road, or other tracking conditions. The 3D Payload Scanner in-motion measurement device measures road salt, sand, and other bulk material truck loads.