Tags: Federal Highway Administration

Asphalt pavement mixes are greener, more sustainable than ever

Oct 29, 2014

Asphalt pavement mixes are greener, more sustainable than ever

Asphalt pavement mixes are more sustainable than ever thanks to the increased use of recycled materials and energy-saving warm-mix technologies. According to a survey of asphalt mix producers conducted by the National Asphalt Pavement Association (NAPA) in partnership with the Federal ...

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Robots may start flying at a quarry near you

Oct 02, 2014

Robots may start flying at a quarry near you

Centuries ago some people thought the world would be taken over by robots and flying cars by now. They may not have been 100 percent correct, but they weren't completely wrong either. Flying robots may start playing big roles in ...

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Latest Highway Trust Fund Ticker update again predicts August shortfall

May 14, 2014

Latest Highway Trust Fund Ticker update again predicts August shortfall

The U.S. Department of Transportation maintains its projection that the Highway Trust Fund will shortfall in August, according to the latest update of the agency’s Highway Trust Fund Ticker. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx introduced the Ticker in January. It is designed ...

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Some DOT operations suspended with government shutdown

Oct 01, 2013

Some DOT operations suspended with government shutdown

Some U.S. Department of Transportation operations have been suspended due to the federal government shutdown that began at 12:01 a.m. today, according to a report from our sister site, Better Roads. The majority of the activities suspended cannot remain in operation ...

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FHWA Administrator Mendez: ‘Dream big, build big’ for long-lasting transportation system

Sep 09, 2013

FHWA Administrator Mendez: ‘Dream big, build big’ for long-lasting transportation system

When it comes to the future of transportation, the road building and construction materials industries should "dream big and build big to create a system that will meet the needs of future generations," said Federal Highway (FHWA) Administrator Victor Mendez ...

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TIFIA transportation project loan program under fire

May 07, 2012

TIFIA transportation project loan program under fire

Congress will begin reconciling Senate and House highway reauthorization bills this week that contain significantly increased funding for a loan program that’s criticized as providing credit for too many public-private toll projects. On May 8, conferees from both chambers will have ...

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Oregon DOT saves millions through cost avoidance with innovative IT system

May 02, 2011

For every $1 invested in the Oregon Department of Transportation’s nine information technology systems on the Oregon Transportation Investment Act III State Bridge Delivery Program, $2.10 was returned in benefits — making the agency’s return on investment, in terms of ...

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Missouri to host 2012 National Work Zone Week event

Apr 19, 2011

On the heels Work Zone Awareness Week, Missouri has been chosen from several other state nominees to host the national work zone kick-off event on Monday, April 23, 2012. "We wanted to select a state that's doing something wonderful that could ...

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Highway traffic highest level since 2007

Mar 02, 2011

Americans drove 3 trillion miles in 2010, the most vehicle miles traveled since 2007 and the third-highest ever recorded, U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood announced on March 2. The increase in traffic volume comes as the United States in 2009 posted ...

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State and Province News August 2010

Aug 01, 2010

By Therese Dunphy, Editor-in-Chief To keep up to date with this breakdown of news in the United States and Canada, visit www.AggMan.com for daily updates. California Granite Construction Co. noted that its proposed Liberty Quarry would help refill depleted state and local coffers. ...

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