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Transportation secretary urges infrastructure spending - USA TODAY

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Transportation secretary urges infrastructure spending
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WASHINGTON – Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx urged about 300 people Thursday at the U.S.
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Intersection in North Myrtle Beach to close for one month during construction - WPDE

Intersection in North Myrtle Beach to close for one month during construction - WPDE | Highway Design | Scoop.it
Intersection in North Myrtle Beach to close for one month during construction WPDE The intersection will stay closed for the month of February meaning motorists trying to drive on Main Street from Ocean Boulevard will have to use detours at 1st...
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Road salt shortage hits New Jersey at height of winter storms - Hunterdon County Democrat

Road salt shortage hits New Jersey at height of winter storms - Hunterdon County Democrat | Highway Design | Scoop.it
Road salt shortage hits New Jersey at height of winter storms Hunterdon County Democrat The state has enough salt to spread on its highways when sleet and snow start falling tonight, but won't share any with county or local roads departments whose...
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Money From Gas Taxes To Go To Roads & Bridges - CBS Local

Money From Gas Taxes To Go To Roads & Bridges - CBS Local | Highway Design | Scoop.it
Money From Gas Taxes To Go To Roads & Bridges
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PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — Thanks to those higher gas fees at the pump, PennDOT will soon have a billion dollars more each year to spend on roads and bridges.
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Audi's Traffic Light Assistance Ensures You Never Hit a Red Light

Audi's Traffic Light Assistance Ensures You Never Hit a Red Light | Highway Design | Scoop.it
The only thing more annoying than having to obey the speed limit when driving is having to frequently stop at red lights. So in a brilliant attempt to become the world's awesomest automaker, Audi has created a new in-dash ...
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SFPD's Traffic Chief Blames Some Ped Crashes on Confused Asian Immigrants - Streetsblog San Francisco (blog)

SFPD's Traffic Chief Blames Some Ped Crashes on Confused Asian Immigrants - Streetsblog San Francisco (blog) | Highway Design | Scoop.it
Streetsblog San Francisco (blog) SFPD's Traffic Chief Blames Some Ped Crashes on Confused Asian Immigrants Streetsblog San Francisco (blog) SFPD Traffic Company Commander Mikail Ali offered a particularly bizarre explanation yesterday for why a...
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The Purposes of Excavation: Observing Safety at Excavation Sites ...

The Purposes of Excavation: Observing Safety at Excavation Sites ... | Highway Design | Scoop.it
What about the heavy equipment and earthmoving vehicles at the site? Excavation has been part of many building and construction processes and it's also used in a number of applications. pipeline construction.
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The Most Popular Heavy Equipment Brands in 2013

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Design and Build Company in Colorado Springs ...
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New Year’s Resolution: Refuse Disposable Plastics | EcoWatch

New Year’s Resolution: Refuse Disposable Plastics | EcoWatch | Highway Design | Scoop.it
RT @EcoWatch: Join Ed Begley, Jr. & Jeff Bridges in this New Year’s Resolution: Refuse Disposable Plastics

http://t.co/5EMSkqfAzZ http://…
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#riseaboveplastic 4 Rs Refuse Reuse Reduce Recycle 

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Traffic: Utility problem continues to block roads in Baltimore City - Baltimore Sun

Traffic: Utility problem continues to block roads in Baltimore City - Baltimore Sun | Highway Design | Scoop.it
Traffic: Utility problem continues to block roads in Baltimore City Baltimore Sun In Baltimore City, two northbound traffic lanes and two northbound shoulders remain closed on Washington Boulevard at Bush Street on Tuesday morning due to a utility...
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Inventors hope to get green light for electric highways - Herald Scotland

Inventors hope to get green light for electric highways - Herald Scotland | Highway Design | Scoop.it
Herald Scotland Inventors hope to get green light for electric highways Herald Scotland A TEAM of inventors is hoping to collaborate with a Scottish university to develop a radical green transport concept which would see cars run on electrified...
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"new purpose built roads"

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Copenhagenize.com - Bicycle Culture by Design: The Copenhagenize Bicycle Planning Guide

Copenhagenize.com - Bicycle Culture by Design: The Copenhagenize Bicycle Planning Guide | Highway Design | Scoop.it
Copenhagenize.com - Building Better Bicycle Cultures (Refresher.
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Xz3Z2iL.jpg (2048x1365 pixels)

Xz3Z2iL.jpg (2048x1365 pixels) | Highway Design | Scoop.it
Here's a phenomenally awesome long-exposure shot of traffic lights... http://t.co/SO1m0eFRbJ http://t.co/97vkR2Sc0n
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New Plan Fast-Tracks Bad Bridge Replacement - NBC 10 Philadelphia

New Plan Fast-Tracks Bad Bridge Replacement - NBC 10 Philadelphia | Highway Design | Scoop.it
NBC 10 Philadelphia New Plan Fast-Tracks Bad Bridge Replacement NBC 10 Philadelphia "Some of the bridges you might not get to under the normal process for 15 to 20 years we're hoping to replace as part of this project," said PennDOT Deputy Press...
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P3 bridges moving forward

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Allegheny County roads exposed to ice, salt supplies, work crew threat - Tribune-Review

Allegheny County roads exposed to ice, salt supplies, work crew threat - Tribune-Review | Highway Design | Scoop.it
Allegheny County roads exposed to ice, salt supplies, work crew threat Tribune-Review The impending winter storm may be brief but potentially dangerous as communities struggle with dwindling supplies of road salt and Allegheny County snowplow...
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Chris Christie's traffic study excuse didn't even make sense - Washington Post (blog)

Chris Christie's traffic study excuse didn't even make sense - Washington Post (blog) | Highway Design | Scoop.it
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Chris Christie's traffic study excuse didn't even make sense
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At New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie's garment-rending press conference Thursday, the humble traffic study got its moment in the spotlight.
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Could US run out of money for highways because of Congress tax battles? - Los Angeles Daily News

Could US run out of money for highways because of Congress tax battles? - Los Angeles Daily News | Highway Design | Scoop.it
Could US run out of money for highways because of Congress tax battles?
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Congress's partisan divide over tax increases is jeopardizing action on a long-term highway bill backed by industry groups, raising the risk that the U.S.
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NJ Democrat lawmaker on traffic scandal: 'I do think laws have been broken' - CNN

NJ Democrat lawmaker on traffic scandal: 'I do think laws have been broken' - CNN | Highway Design | Scoop.it
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NJ Democrat lawmaker on traffic scandal: 'I do think laws have been broken'
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(CNN) -- The Democratic New Jersey legislator leading an investigation into Republican Gov.
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This gives a whole new persepctive to Lane closures and RULDs.

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Use Maps and Determine Locations (Interactive Activity)

Use Maps and Determine Locations (Interactive Activity) | Highway Design | Scoop.it

This interactive activity will help students become more familiar with maps and how they are used to determine locations. Excellent resource and support for student learning. Important terms and ideas are presented to further understanding!  Visit the website at http://olc.spsd.sk.ca/DE/k9mod/mapskill/mod3fl5.swf.

 


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I-75 Interchange Marks Beginning of Major Road Projects - Construction Equipment Guide

I-75 Interchange Marks Beginning of Major Road Projects - Construction Equipment Guide | Highway Design | Scoop.it
I-75 Interchange Marks Beginning of Major Road Projects Construction Equipment Guide Well, upon closer inspection, that fairly routine road work appears to signal the beginning of what is destined to be just the first part of a major new road...
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Global Infrastructure Gap: $57 Trillion in New Investment Needed by ...

Global Infrastructure Gap: $57 Trillion in New Investment Needed by ... | Highway Design | Scoop.it
“The big picture is we need $57 trillion of new infrastructure worldwide by 2040,” said Lee McIntire, chairman and CEO, CH2M Hill, at The Atlantic's annual Energy + Infrastructure summit in Washington, D.C.
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Hank Graff Chevrolet - Bay City: Winter Weather Driving Tips

Hank Graff Chevrolet - Bay City: Winter Weather Driving Tips | Highway Design | Scoop.it
The roads can become dangerous this time of year! Stay safe with these winter weather #Driving #Tips-- http://t.co/midTHgq61e #Brrr
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winter driving and safety tips a few of us in Central PA should review

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Plans for 'SkyCycle' highways above London's rail lines to be put forward for ... - The Independent

Plans for 'SkyCycle' highways above London's rail lines to be put forward for ... - The Independent | Highway Design | Scoop.it
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Plans for 'SkyCycle' highways above London's rail lines to be put forward for ...
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Plans for 'SkyCycle' highways above London's rail lines to be put forward for consultation.
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a new definition of bike share

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Gasoline Power To Dominate U.S. Highways Through 2040 | The ...

Gasoline Power To Dominate U.S. Highways Through 2040 | The ... | Highway Design | Scoop.it
The green warriors who hoped EVs and hybrids would be the dominate force on the highways of America may need to wait a bit longer: the United States.
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More than another quarter of a century with Petro gas.  What will design criteria for highways be like in 2040? 

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Green Infrastructure | Green Infrastructure | US EPA

Green Infrastructure | Green Infrastructure | US EPA | Highway Design | Scoop.it
Green infrastructure uses vegetation & soil to manage rainwater where it falls, which can help improve water quality. http://t.co/A1k8HyUTGo
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