Stopping car-wildlife collisions
The department installed an amphibian guidance system and fences on either side of...
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.
How FHWA spends its money
According to the General Accountability Office, most Federal Highway...
No environmental permitting necessary!
The most recent highway bill directed U.S. DOT to list projects that don’t require full National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) review. These new categorical exclusions (CEs) offer excellent partnering opportunities for highway and rail projects.
Diagonal curb ramps are not the best options
I have received multiple requests to discuss the pros and cons of installing...
63,000 U.S. bridges need structural repairs
State-by-state analyses of FHWA’s 2013 National Bridge Inventory data show that state and local agencies don’t have, and never will, the resources to meet repair and replacement needs.
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2014 Outlook: Times are still tough, but there is also encouraging news
Operations and capital budgets are not growing, but more finance officers are...
Vigo County, Ind., GIS GPS sign integration
A highway department's path to meeting federal retroreflectivity requirements.
Repairing roads with precast concrete
This quick-turnaround pavement repair method appeals to DOTs.