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  • Suicidal Deer sign saves lives

    Unusual road sign saves lives and cuts down of vehicle-deer collisions in a small central Illinois town.

  • Ever Heard of Cement-Treated Asphalt Base?

    If not, today's your lucky day. Read on to learn how the Utah DOT won this year's Triad Award, sponsored by Public Works, with an innovative way of recycling asphalt pavement.

  • Secrets of Municipal Pavement Champs

    Each dollar spent on keeping pavement in good to fair condition keeps street department from spending $4 to $5 on rehabilitation or reconstruction. That's a formula this award-winning California city knows well.

  • Atlas Copco’s new Dynapac tracked paver

    The operator has high visibility of the paving surface with the paver’s dual, swing-out operator platforms. The dual operator platforms swing out from each side to give the operator a clear view of the worksite. The platforms also eliminate operator fatigue from prolonged leaning that can occur...

  • SoftSound Sound Wall from Easi-Set Worldwide

    A proprietary material that is molded and compressed to meet the desired technical and aesthetic requirements, SoftSound combines a highly-specialized mineralized wood-chip aggregate using cement as a binder in a specific and exacting manufacturing process.

  • Snow and Ice control system from Muncie Power Products

    Muncie Power Products, Inc. revolutionizes fleet operation and maintenance with its Advantage+ snow and ice control system.

  • Tank heaters from Process Heating Company

    Process Heating Company Lo-Density Rigid Tubular Drywell Tank Heaters provide safe and consistent overnight heat for asphalt emulsion distributor truck tanks. This efficient heating system allows operators to simply plug the heater in at the end of the day, maintaining the emulsion at the correct...

  • Propane Screener from Lake Erie Portable Screeners

    The new Pitbull 2300 Propane Screening Plant is one of the first of its kind, delivering maximum efficiency and high outputs with a wide range of materials, including topsoil, mulch, gravel, stone and asphalt.

  • Asset data illuminates the road to recovery

    In 2005, hurricanes devastated Louisiana’s roads. Armed with a quality-driven approach to asset management, engineers used recovery efforts to meet federal reporting requirements.

  • SpraySmart marking paint system from Rust-Oleum

    The SpraySmart system is a reusable marking paint system that uses disposable, propellant-free paint pouches in a compression device. This system eliminates can disposal costs while maintaining the current processes and procedures of locators.