What is Transported Soil?

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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

US Senate subcommittee advances $87B transportation bill

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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

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European cities to revamp transportation after pandemic reopening


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

Orlando Invests $10 Billion In Transportation Infrastructure

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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.

Iowa Proposes $3.6B Transportation Plan

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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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What is a Harbor and their Types in Water Transportation

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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.

Transportation Market to Grow 5 Percent: ARTBA

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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.

Volvo Autonomous Trucks to Begin Transporting Goods

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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.

Checklist for transporting construction equipment

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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.

Our Chief Transportation Advisor reflects on safety

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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

State touts paving technology on transportation projects

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

Massachusetts plans $17B transportation program

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

"Talking" Trend: Transportation Agencies Turn to Podcasts

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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

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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?

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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

2018 ARTBA Transportation Construction Forecast: Modest

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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

Transportation Funding Boost on Hold

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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.

Knight Transportation Creating 87 Jobs In Michigan

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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.

Subpoena in Seattle Over Fed. Transportation Funds

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

B-500 Transportable Pipe Beveller

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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.

Monster special transport machines

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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.

Alaska requests $925M for transportation, infrastructure

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

ARTBA Transportation Safety Program Now ANSI Accredited

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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.

Funding approved for $4B Atlanta transportation program

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

Candidates on Transportation and Infrastructure

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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

$136B North Texas transportation plan clears key environmental hurdle

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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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USDOT awards $487M in transportation grants

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

Fruitful Times for Orange County Transportation

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Through transparency and collaboration that has won it broad trust, the county transportation agency is embarking on a 10-year, $6-billion program

Obama Signs Short-Term Transportation Bill

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President Barack Obama signed a short-term transportation bill extending funding for highways and other surface transportation through Nov. 20, a three-week extension from the last deadline of Oct.

Former NYC Subway Chief Will Take Over London Transport System

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Andy Byford, popular transit exec who boosted operations but left in January after tiffs with NY Gov. Andrew Cuomo, will face challenges in heading UK city's rail and road network

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Report: Transportation Incidents Leading Cause of Fatal Injury

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Although Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) statistics show a decrease in on-the-job fatalities, transportation remains the most dangerous vocation. Total fatal on-the-job injuries fell to 5,190 in 2016 from 6,217 in 1992, a 16.5-percent decrease, according to BLS.

Voters Support Investment In Transportation

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Voters showed their support for transportation infrastructure investments in the recent election, approving 272, or 79 percent, of 346 state and local ballot measures, according to an analysis by the American Road & Transportation Builders Association (ARTBA).

Idaho Transportation Department Chosen 2020 Intermountain Owner of the Year

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Transportation leaders look for innovation from the inside and cues from the private sector to help manage state’s growth

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Transportation Research Board Hears Focus on Permitting, Rural Roads

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of Transportation in 2020 Safety, streamlined project permitting and technology are key priorities for the U.S.

Transportation Market: Still Waiting for the Boom

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The talk continues to be about the skilled labor shortage in the road and bridge construction market. The fear of steel prices crippling productivity is only creating a slight pause, and after checking the damage it is business as usual. Of course, throwing additional weight on the labor shortage

Transportation Highlights in FY 2017 Budget

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Department of Transportation Tuesday that reflects Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx's "Beyond Traffic" theme, his 30-year vision of a national transportation network that is cleaner, more convenient, and technology savvy

Do Your Transportation Planning Processes Need a Fresh Perspective?

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

Atlanta to create its first transportation department

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The city's launch of a standalone DOT to focus on long-term transit advancements is a response to a boom in population

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Voters Support Transportation Funding: ARTBA

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Voters across the nation approved 60 of 90 (67 percent) transportation-related initiatives that were on the November ballot, according to a report from the American Road & Transportation Builders Association’s Transportation Investment Advocacy Center (ARTBA-TIAC).

Finalists Named in Transportation Project Awards Program

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Twelve finalists in the 2016 America's Transportation Awards competition have been announced. These projects from 10 state departments of transportation are now competing for the national Grand Prize and the People's Choice Award.