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  • AASHTO approves geogrid software

    Third party confirms product meets American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials standards for Geosynthetic Reinforcement of Aggregate Base Course of Flexible Pavement Structures.

  • In memoriam: APWA Past President George Crombie

    Public works professionals are mourning the loss of APWA Past President George R. Crombie, who passed away earlier this week.

  • In pictures: World of Concrete 2014

    A look back at some of our favorite images from Las Vegas.

  • Atlanta's snow crisis was man-made

    Having to hole up overnight in school or the local Target is what happens when we maintain certain building practices in places where hurricanes, tornadoes, and other natural disasters are inevitable.

  • Concrete Industry Management (CIM) Program Holds Record Breaking Auction at World of Concrete

    The National Steering Committee (NSC) for the Concrete Industry Management (CIM) program raised more than $810,000 in gross revenue at its ninth annual auction, held in conjunction with the World of Concrete on Wednesday, Jan. 22.

  • Why contractors should NEVER assume anything

    The mystery over what was blocking the Washington State DOT's Big Bertha tunnel boring machine is solved: a steel pipe that was buried more than a decade ago by a state groundwater study.

  • Water utility cited in chemical spill lawsuits

    At least 25 lawsuits have been filed since 4-MCHM, a combination of methylcyclohexane and methanol, was found leaking into the Elk River. Some claim West Virginia-American Water was negligent in detecting the toxins.

  • AEA Investors LP completes acquisition of Siemens Water Technologies

    Private equity firm closes on agreement to acquire Siemens Water Technologies municipal, industrial and services operations.

  • Water utility caught in border dispute

    You think you've got problems? Imagine not knowing exactly which state your pumps are supposed to be in.

  • Sold! Sarah Palin's former city vehicle

    The public works department in the City of Wasilla, Alaska, got five times the vehicle's Kelley Blue Book value on eBay.