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

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.

ARTBA Adds Transportation Hall of Fame Inductees

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

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.

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

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.

"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

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

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

Alaska requests $925M for transportation, infrastructure

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

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.

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

$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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Albuquerque Votes for Transportation Tax, Rail Yard Funding

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Albuquerque voters overwhelmingly approved extending the transportation tax, KRQE reported. The tax is said to generate millions for road improvements, maintenance, and transit operations in the city. Some 58 percent of voters also passed a bond issue impacting the Albuquerque Rail Yards.

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

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.

Senate Panel Rejects Transportation Cuts

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A Senate panel has rejected President Trump’s effort to eliminate Obama-era transportation grants, instead opting to provide a funding boost for the program.

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

Illinois senator resigns from transportation role amid fed's construction fraud investigation

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The FBI obtained search warrants last month to look into corruption related to state construction work alleged against state Sen. Martin Sandoval, but no charges have been filed

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

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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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.

Emerging Technology Helps Transportation Managers Ensure Driver Safety and Combat Misperceptions

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Verizon Connect’s Kevin Aries on Integrated Video and how it aims to innovate transportation management

P3s a good fit for transportation projects, Georgia DOT official says

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A focus on lifecycle costs makes public-private partnerships a good choice for large, long-term highway projects, according to a panelist at the Design-Build Conference in Las Vegas

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.

Orange County, California, officials approve $43B transportation plan

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Planned construction includes high-occupancy vehicle lanes, regular lanes, express lanes, interchanges and toll roads, the exploration of highways for autonomous vehicles and more

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?

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

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

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.

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.

Easy to Transport Emergency Shelter

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The design firm Designnobis of Turkey has recently come up with a unique concept for a pop-up shelter, which would be easy to transport and assemble. One of the key advantages of their design is the fact that it can be transported very easily due to its super small size while disassembled.

L.A. County’s first sustainability plan tackles carbon, air quality, transportation, resilience

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The plan addresses carbon emission reduction, air quality, transportation, equitable and sustainable land use, and resilience. Los Angeles County, the most populous county in the U.S., recently released a draft of a comprehensive sustainability plan.

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).

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

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

Canadian Company Converts CO2 into Transportation Fuel

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A Canadian start-up company is moving toward commercial development of a process to capture carbon dioxide from the air and turn it into a synthetic transportation fuel

Portland Transportation Investment Proposal Comes Into Focus

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The largest investment, $975 million, would go toward upgrading the Southwest Corridor parallel to I-5, and includes an 11-mile extension of the MAX light rail line

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.