More stories about Roadways

  • Cintra-led I-77 HOT Lanes Project achieves commercial close

    Cintra, a subsidiary of Ferrovial, has achieved commercial close on the I-77 HOT Lanes Project led by the North Carolina Department of Transportation (NCDOT).

  • Rural roads 3 times as deadly

    Crashes on non-interstate routes killed 16,161 people in 2012, accounting for nearly half of the nation’s 33,561 traffic deaths that year.

  • BOSS Snowplow adds box plow models

    BOSS Snowplow adds 14- and 16-ft box plows with a new adjustable hitch fork system that easily attaches to any size tractor loader bucket.

  • Curing pervious concrete: what's your take?

    A contractor and equipment owner argue over how important superabsorbant polymer (SAP) is to the future performance of pervious concrete. Who's right?

  • Highway Trust Fund woes: the word on the street

    As lawmakers scramble to come up with a solution that will prevent the Highway Trust Fund from going broke next month, officials, experts, and pundits have been weighing in on social media. Here's a look at the latest comments.

  • Why the Highway Trust Fund is doomed to go broke

    A proposal to raise $164 billion over 10 years won’t pass in time to keep the Highway Trust Fund from going broke by the end of August. And the White House doesn’t support it.

  • Adapt your planting plan

    Selecting tree species with internal genetic traits that promote resilience to external threats reduces the vulnerability of the future urban forest.

  • Solar Bright visual warning system

    The PATeye visual warning system alerts motorists to icy road conditions. The company is seeking early adopter agencies interested in evaluating the technology.

  • A little $ help from your friends

    Crowd-funding sites like Kickstarter and Indiegogo can help get projects funded.

  • Modernizing an interstate

    Even after decades of use, the pavement was still in good enough condition to save, so UDOT elected to perform concrete pavement preservation (CPP).