Electrifying Transportation

Constructech

More than 70% of all goods used in our daily lives—from food to manufactured products—are transported by trucks. Among the projects being proposed and implemented to attack these problems is increasing the electrification of transportation.

What is Transported Soil?

The Constructor

Transported soil is weathered soil deposits that are transported from one place to another by natural agents like wind, water, and glaciers. Geotechnical Engineering aeolian soils alluvial soils colluvial soils soil mechanics transported soils

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Infrastructure, Healthcare, and Transportation

Constructech

The post Infrastructure, Healthcare, and Transportation appeared first on Constructech. Keeping workers safe, whether from injury or illness like COVID-19, will always be foremost in any company’s agenda.

US Senate subcommittee advances $87B transportation bill

Construction Dive

But, according to Transportation for America, federal appropriations and disbursements are two different things, and in the lastt few years, only a small portion of appropriations have been handed out to projects

House Democrats introduce $494B transportation bill

Construction Dive

Construction industry officials say comprehensive legislation could generate construction jobs and help with the post-COVID-19 economic recovery

Do Your Transportation Planning Processes Need a Fresh Perspective?

CHAINalytics

By Mike Eaton | Principal, Transportation | Chainalytics | When is the last time you took a step back and evaluated your Transportation Planning process?

Orlando Invests $10 Billion In Transportation Infrastructure

Business Facilities

Read: Orlando Invests $10 Billion In Transportation Infrastructure at BusinessFacilities.com. Daily News Featured Florida Tourism Transportation & Infrastructure Central Florida Infrastructure KPMG Orlando Economic Partnership Orlando International Airport Sponsored Content TransportationFrom a world renowned airport to new commuter rail, Orlando knows how to gets things moving.

What is a Harbor and their Types in Water Transportation

The Constructor

Transportation Transportation EngineeringA harbor is a partially enclosed water surface with greater depth and this area is not effected by the action winds or waves. Types of harbors are.

Tomorrow’s Transportation Is Getting Closer

Constructech

HyperloopTT (Hyperloop Transportation Technologies ) , a global team of more than 800 engineers, creatives, and technologists in 52 multidisciplinary teams, with 50 corporate and university partners, is creating technologies that are rapidly advancing transportation in 2020.

Massachusetts plans $17B transportation program

Construction Dive

Transportation authorities will use state and federal funds for new projects and renovations of rails, bridges, tunnels and highways

ARTBA Adds Transportation Hall of Fame Inductees

Construction Equipment

Four individuals were inducted into the American Road & Transportation Builders Association (ARTBA) 2019 Hall of Fame, honored for making contributions to transportation development.

European cities to revamp transportation after pandemic reopening

BD+C

New urban transportation landscapes will be the order of the day in some major European cities after reopening following COVID-19 pandemic lockdowns

Volvo Autonomous Trucks to Begin Transporting Goods

Construction Equipment

Volvo’s electric, autonomous vehicle, Vera, will form part of an integrated solution to transport goods from a logistics center to a port terminal in Gothenburg, Sweden.

State touts paving technology on transportation projects

Construction Dive

The Missouri Department of Transportation said technology such as intelligent compaction, infrared scanning and mapping software vastly improved some of its pavement construction operations

Our Chief Transportation Advisor reflects on safety

FDR Safety

A review of the history of safety over the last few decades offers good reason for hope, says Rose McMurray , Chief Transportation Advisor at FDRsafety. Department of Transportation, and we are very proud to have her on our team. Transportation safety

The Off-Grid Ecocapsule Transportable Pod

Natural Building

The post The Off-Grid Ecocapsule Transportable Pod appeared first on Natural Building Blog. The Ecocapsule is self-contained egg-shaped, mobile dwelling with solar and wind energy. Sona Pohlova and Tomáš Žá?ek

Transportation Market to Grow 5 Percent: ARTBA

Construction Equipment

transportation infrastructure market is expected to grow at least 5 percent next year, according to the annual economic forecast released Dec. 4 by the American Road & Transportation Builders Association (ARTBA). The U.S.

Checklist for transporting construction equipment

Lets Build

Construction equipment does a great job of doing everything we need it to do without the help of any other equipment. When it comes to digging holes, grading land, moving massive material and prepping the earth for a giant project, they are the lone wolves.

Iowa Proposes $3.6B Transportation Plan

ENR Construction

of Transportation has proposed a five-year, $3.6-billion transportation plan, more than half of which would be devoted to road and bridge projects The Iowa Dept.

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New Program Helps Transport Fleets Upgrade to Safer Trucks

Construction Equipment

The Fleet Advantage Safety First Program has been developed to help transportation fleets upgrade into newer trucks with advanced safety features. Fleet Advantage is a truck fleet business analytics, equipment financing, and lifecycle cost-management company.

House Democrats Unveil $494-Billion Surface Transportation Bill

ENR Construction

Proposal unveiled by DeFazio is silent on how to pay for the $138-billion trust-fund infusion needed to fully fund it

Construction Employment Declines in Majority of Metro Areas, AGC Says New Transportation Proposal Could Help Restore Jobs

Construction Superintendent Magazine

The post Construction Employment Declines in Majority of Metro Areas, AGC Says New Transportation Proposal Could Help Restore Jobs appeared first on Construction Superintendent. Economic News AGC Construction Employment COVID-19 transportation proposal

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"Talking" Trend: Transportation Agencies Turn to Podcasts

Construction Equipment

Podcasts are not new, but they are gaining new attention from transportation agencies that are using them to talk about transportation policies and trends, and general road and agency information. According to the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials (AASHTO) Talking

Transportation Grants Help Create 880 Jobs In Metro Detroit

Business Facilities

The Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) has awarded state Transportation Economic Development Fund (TEDF) Category A grants totaling more than $2.7 Read: Transportation Grants Help Create 880 Jobs In Metro Detroit at BusinessFacilities.com.

Highway Transportation Funding on the Block?

Construction Equipment

The Fiscal Times reports that on Tuesday July 10, Senators Mike Lee, Marco Rubio and Ted Cruz introduced their Transportation Empowerment Act S. 3190 in an effort to dramatically reduce the federal government's participation in keeping the country's transportation system funded and maintaine

Funding approved for $4B Atlanta transportation program

Construction Dive

Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority officials pared down their list of projects from more than $11 billion to match expected 2016 tax revenue

$136B North Texas transportation plan clears key environmental hurdle

Construction Dive

DOT determined that the Mobility 2045 plan — which is funding rail, bus and highway systems to accommodate an estimated 51% regional population increase — meets federal air quality requirements

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Alaska requests $925M for transportation, infrastructure

Construction Dive

The state's surface transportation program would receive the largest amount — $670 million

USDOT awards $487M in transportation grants

Construction Dive

A record 64% of the transportation investment grant funding was awarded to projects in rural areas, while three projects won the maximum award amount

Transportation Funding Boost on Hold

Construction Equipment

Last December, the Fixing America's Surface Transportation (FAST) Act was passed by Congress, complete with funding for Highway Trust Fund transportation projects. An infrastructure funding boost that was approved and funded by Congress last year is on hold because of the short-term spending bill currently making its way through Washington.

2018 ARTBA Transportation Construction Forecast: Modest

Construction Equipment

The American Road & Transportation Builders Association’s (ARTBA) has released its economic forecast for 2018 and says the U.S. transportation infrastructure market is anticipated to rebound slightly next year, following a 2.8

Monster special transport machines

Digger Blog

One of the leading producers of heavy transportation machinery is TII Group – Transporter Industry International – created by Otto Rettenmaier by bringing together the German companies Scheuerle Fahrzeugfabrik and Kamag Transporttechnik, and Nicolas Industries of France.

B-500 Transportable Pipe Beveller

Contractor Magazine

The RIDGID B-500 Transportable Pipe Beveller produces a high-quality bevel in less than two minutes (on Schedule 40 pipe with a diameter of 12” or less) without flames or sparks.

Knight Transportation Creating 87 Jobs In Michigan

Buisness Facilities Contributed Content

Source: Knight Transportation. The incentive will help Phoenix, AZ-based Knight Transportation establish its first Michigan Logistics branch. The Right Place worked in partnership with Indiana-based Ginovus to bring Knight Transportation to West Michigan.

Record-Breaking Heavy Transport Gets Underway in Nevada

ENR Construction

Crews have begun hauling a 2.4-million-lb decommissioned reactor pressure vessel across the state of Nevada using mostly two-lane roads

Seattle-area light rail, transportation plan busting $54B budget

Construction Dive

Costs could jump by up to $2 billion as agency Sound Transit considers swapping elevated tracks for tunnels and other enhancements, a report found

Illinois Launches Six-Year, $21.3B Transportation Upgrade Program, Despite Funding Uncertainty

ENR Construction

Illinois transportation officials unveiled a six-year, $21.3-billion upgrade program recently, despite the COVID-19 pandemic and the gas tax shortfalls expected from it

ARTBA Transportation Safety Program Now ANSI Accredited

Construction Equipment

The American Road & Transportation Builders Association (ARTBA) announced today the Safety Certification for Transportation Project Professionals (SCTPP) Program, launched in late 2016, has been accredited by the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) under the ISO/IEC 17024:2012 international standard.

Subpoena in Seattle Over Fed. Transportation Funds

ENR Construction

of Transportation investigators have opened a criminal inquiry into the use of federal funds for four downtown Seattle transportation projects

Candidates on Transportation and Infrastructure

Construction Equipment

8, ARTBA is carefully monitoring the candidates’ positions on transportation policy. If your livelyhood depends on the state of this country's infrastructure and transportation, you'll want to read what the candidates are saying