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  • Work Truck Show 2014 success reflects rebounding industry

    Indianapolis, IN, was once again the center of the vocational truck universe as more than 10,000 industry professionals gathered for The Work Truck Show 2014, March 5–7 at the Indiana Convention Center.

  • 10 cool headlines from winter 2014

    Spring starts tomorrow, but before you say goodbye to the cold weather, here are the top 10 most-read stories from this winter. Don't miss 'em!

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    Florida DOT approves polypropylene pipe

    Advanced Drainage Systems, Inc. (ADS) announced today that the Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) has approved the use of ADS’ High Performance (HP) polypropylene (PP) pipe.

  • EYE Lighting publishes new lighting guide for cities and municipalities

    EYE Lighting International, a leading manufacturer of lamps, luminaires, controls and related lighting systems, has published a new guide for those involved in the specification, selection, approval, installation and maintenance of lighting products and systems in cities and municipalities.

  • Get 2 CEUs for $25 on March 20

    The fourth of a five-part series presented by the National Precast Concrete Association and American Concrete Pavement Association covers fabricating and installing jointed precast panels for pavement repair and rapid reconstruction projects.

  • Americans are recycling less

    According to EPA's latest analysis of solid waste trends, Americans recycled 0.2% less in 2012 than in 2011. That doesn't mean, however, that the amount of waste going into landfills has increased, says a prominent industry group.

  • AASHTO approves geogrid software

    Third party confirms product meets American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials standards for Geosynthetic Reinforcement of Aggregate Base Course of Flexible Pavement Structures.

  • Three recipients selected to receive APWA Snow and Ice Control Awards

    Three city public works agencies have been selected to receive the American Public Works Association (APWA) 2014 national Excellence in Snow and Ice Control Awards.

  • In memoriam: APWA Past President George Crombie

    Public works professionals are mourning the loss of APWA Past President George R. Crombie, who passed away earlier this week.

  • VIDEO ROUNDUP: Three Public Works Agencies That Can't Wait for Spring

    And you thought you were having a rough winter ... These agencies are battling some remarkably tough challenges, thanks to Mother Nature and Jack Frost.

  • Agru America, Inc. celebrates 25th anniversary

    Agru America, headquartered in Georgetown, South Carolina, has completed its 25th year in business.

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    N.H. Pavement Preservation wins 2013 Sorenson Award

    The New Hampshire Department of Transportation has been honored with the 2013 James B. Sorenson Award for Excellence in Pavement Preservation from FP2 Inc.

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    Cokie Roberts to address Women in Transportation

    Emmy-award-winning NPR commentator will kick off the annual convention of an international organization dedicated to advancing women in the transportation industry.

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    In pictures: World of Concrete 2014

    A look back at some of our favorite images from Las Vegas.

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    Atlanta's snow crisis was man-made

    Having to hole up overnight in school or the local Target is what happens when we maintain certain building practices in places where hurricanes, tornadoes, and other natural disasters are inevitable.

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    Easy curb-and-gutter placement

    The 5700-C’s digital controls offer the simplicity of analog.

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    Sustainable dual-purpose rebar chair

    As the only rebar chair made entirely of recyclable materials, the WireHolder helps projects qualify for LEED credits.

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    Remote-control dowel pin drilling

    Wireless remote control is enabling crews to drill more accurately and more safely, increasing the productivity of dowel-pin drilling applications.

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    Minimize pavement damage

    Pinpoint gas and other leaks without tearing up a lot of roadway or hurting your back.

  • Purchasing co-op expands to fleets

    A new agreement between U.S. Bank and WSCA-NASPO, the cooperative purchasing arm of the National Association of State Procurement Officials, offers cities, counties, and states access to more commercial card programs at preferred prices.


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