More stories about Paints

  • Pilot concrete project makes roads safer, more attractive

    For the first time, colored concrete safety barriers are ensuring safety on German roads–and enhancing their visual appeal, too.

  • Public works department steps up community outreach

    The public works department for Nether Providence Township, Pa., renovates community basketball courts.

  • 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.

  • Common Cause

    For four decades, graffitists (also called taggers, depending on what they're creating and the motive behind it) have used infrastructure as the canvas for showcasing their talents. It's art, they say; but the public calls it vandalism, and charges public works with managing the cycle of removal...

  • Proper PW training is no joke