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  • Manhole lid lifter weighs just 14 lbs.

    Latest in company’s confined-space equipment line is a compact magnetic tool that lifts 500 lbs.

  • Save $65 on an expert panel discussion: Feb. 5

    We invite you to meet the winners of an annual award honoring publicly owned projects at a luncheon on Thurs., Feb. 5, in Las Vegas. This year’s Triad Award recipients demonstrate innovative use of portland limestone cement (PLC).

  • DOT awards five-year on-call contract

    Under the agreement, local public agencies may award task orders for a wide range of road-related engineering services including design, computer modeling, and analytics.

  • City reports 30% road salt use reduction

    Lowell, the fourth-largest city in Massachusetts attributes the historic salt savings to Cirus SpreadSmart Rx spreader controls installed on its snowplow trucks—and anticipates more savings this winter.

  • MR90 mud recycler from Ditch Witch

    Unit sets up faster because it can be transported full of fluid.

  • 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.

  • Warm-mix asphalt use up 533% since 2009

    This survey compiled data from 249 producers and 38 state pavement associations. Results include state-by-state breakdowns.

  • New soil roller line

    Atlas Copco has introduced its CA1300 and CA1500 single-drum soil rollers for high maneuverability and visibility on parking lot, road, utility pipe and street projects.

  • Equipment-mounted drills from E-Z Drill

    The pneumatic attachments are ideal for full-depth road repair and patching projects.

  • How FHWA spends its money

    According to the General Accountability Office, most Federal Highway Administration funding goes toward improving roads and bridges (64%). That doesn't leave a lot for the many activities required to plan and build safe roadways, particularly if they're also going to be used by bicyclists and...