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  • Drones are being tested in some locales

    Drones may be the greatest thing since the Internet, if public agencies can convince constituents they aren’t too invasive.

  • How drones work

    Drones may be the greatest thing since the Internet, if public agencies can convince constituents they aren’t too invasive.

  • FREE recycled-pavement webinar

    Earn 1.5 continuing education hours from this Sept. 25 presentation on reclaimed asphalt pavement (RAP) and reclaimed asphalt shingles (RAS).

  • PCA Expands Codes Department; Appoints Hall Manager

    William “Jay” Hall returns to the Portland Cement Association (PCA) as manager of codes and standards.

  • Do you know these six stormwater professionals?

    The American Public Works Association’s most-recent Certified Stormwater Manager recipients work in cities all across the country.

  • Curing pervious concrete: what's your take?

    A contractor and equipment owner argue over how important superabsorbant polymer (SAP) is to the future performance of pervious concrete. Who's right?

  • Highway Materials Group Lauds Funding Plan

    The Highway Materials Group commends Sens. Chris Murphy (D-CT) and Robert Corker (R-TN) on their proposal to ensure future funding of the surface transportation system by increasing the federal motor fuels tax by 12 cents.

  • 4 earn top public works credential

    Four individuals will be named Public Works Leadership Fellows at the American Public Works Association’s annual convention in August.

  • An easy way to write a winter ops plan

    Public works departments need to create comprehensive plans covering every aspect of winter operations, a burdensome task when constrained by limited resources. The Ontario Good Roads Association and Salt Institute have developed a FREE online tool for preparing a fully integrated maintenance plan...

  • Water systems plagued by age, supply shortages

    The American Water Works Association's FREE state-of-the-industry analysis shows the water and wastewater sectors have shifted focus from economic recovery back to the same old problem: financing improvements to aging systems.