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2017 Most Influential: Heather Brown
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2017 Most Influential: Heather Brown

Training the Industry's Future Leaders More

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Become a Master of the Concrete Business

... or at least get the degree. There's still time to submit an application for the next cohort of the Master of Business Administration degree in CIM. More

Timesaving Paving Tool
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Timesaving Paving Tool

FHWA, AASHTO and the Transportation Research Board will help agencies implement a... More

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Mendez Confirmed as FHWA Administrator

Former Arizona state transportation official Victor Mendez has been confirmed by the U.S. Senate as Administrator of the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA). More

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Clemson Receives $1M to Improve Concrete

Researchers from Clemson University, in collaboration with Purdue University and PSI Inc., have received a four-year $1.1 million grant from the Federal Highway Administration to better understand the challenges facing the durability of concrete infrastru More

Hot Market in a Cold War
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Hot Market in a Cold War

In 1961 Berlin built a wall and the Kennedy Administration initiated a nationwide... More

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Building Bridges Fast Track

Changes in how bridges are constructed are reducing delays. Today the Federal Highway Administration’s Bridge Division is focused on “Fast Track.” Its motto is, “Get in, get out, and stay out.” There is a new emphasis for accelerating construction and repair of bridges: More

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Connecting the Dots

Connect the dots, color between the lines, and share. These lessons we learned in kindergarten can be applied throughout our lives and even on the jobsite. Taylor Ball, San Diego, recently applied the first lesson by taking a simple connect-the-dots approach to the layout of footing excavations and foundation concrete for the $22 million Rancho Del Rey Middle School in Chula Vista, Calif. Spread over 26 acres, the school includes 18 distinct buildings of various shapes and sizes housing 120,000 square feet of classrooms, administration offices, an auditorium, and physical-education facilities. Because of the enormous number of layout points and amount of survey data that had to be calculated and input, Taylor Ball used a handheld graphing calculator along with data-collection and field-computation software for surveyors. By combining this data-collection system with an electronic total station, the layout crew was able to save time and minimize worker uncertainty and errors on this complex job. More

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S.C. Johnson & Son Complex Symbolizes Concrete's Versatility and Endurance
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