April 2016 Table of Contents

Featured
Protected Intersections Protected Intersections

What happens when a cyclist in a bicycle lane reaches an intersection? The solution is a design that continues the protected bike lane with improved sightlines that guides everyone through seamlessly. Read more

2016 Triad Award winner: Interstate-80 Rehabilitation in Utah 2016 Triad Award winner: Interstate-80 Rehabilitation in Utah

The winning 2016 Triad Award project combines durability, sustainability, and innovation to keep drivers safe in Utah’s Silver Creek Canyon. Read more

Concrete protection and preservation using penetrating sealers Concrete protection and preservation using penetrating sealers

How to write an apples-to-apples specification for silane penetrating sealers. Read more

Dredging up savings Dredging up savings

A county's one-department approach to problem-solving saves resources by taking advantage of an asset taxpayers already own. Read more

Tinted road salt could mean happier residents Tinted road salt could mean happier residents

From visibility to efficacy, municipalities opt for salt additives to improve winter road treatments. Read more

Alternative fuel tank saves money Alternative fuel tank saves money

Lower emissions and cost savings of alternative fuels are intriguing, but those benefits must be balanced with the need for day-to-day operational efficiency. A new propane autogas fuel tank helps public fleets achieve both. Read more

The art of recycling The art of recycling

A project that fuses art and recycling draws attention to a countywide effort to reduce waste. Read more

Sign language for children

Efforts assure disabled children that they have value and are not forgotten. And people from all walks of life work toward a common goal that benefits the whole community. Read more

Tennessee and other southern states attracting retirees Tennessee and other southern states attracting retirees

Nashville is growing so fast, it's in serious danger of a real estate bubble. Read more

Product Focus: Paving and Road Construction Equipment Product Focus: Paving and Road Construction Equipment

The April issue of Public Works focused on paving and road construction equipment. Read more

Close X