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  • Taking It In-house

    How two county engineers decide when it's more cost-effective to do their own repairs.

  • Switching Gears

    As the need for new infrastructure decreases, managers dedicate more dollars to rehabilitation. Click

  • The Buddy System

    Leverage your relationships when seeking financial aid.

  • Eliminate Guesswork

    Facing growing pressure to bring projects in on budget, transportation managers?such as those at the Jacksonville Transportation Authority (JTA)?have found that using off-the-shelf spreadsheet and database applications like Microsoft's Excel and Access are no longer robust enough to estimate the...

  • Warming Trend

    A paving material that promises excellent performance, environmental benefits, and reduced cost, warm-mix asphalt (WMA) is generating enthusiasm among transportation managers. Though still largely confined to trial and demonstration projects in the United States, prospects seem favorable for it to...

  • Drops in the Bucket

  • Ready or Not

    Context-sensitive design involves the input of all stakeholders so infrastructure projects can balance economic, social, and environmental objectives while meeting the needs of end users.

  • PUBLIC WORKS Briefs January 2008

    Noteworthy news from around the country especially for industry professionals.