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Michigan Road, Bridge Conditions Face Huge Decline

Michigan’s transportation system faces mounting challenges in the form of deteriorated roads and bridges, a lack of adequate safety features, highway bottlenecks and an inability to fund projects needed to support economic development opportunities in the state. Increased investment in transportation improvements at the local, state and federal levels could improve road and bridge conditions, boost safety, increase roadway efficiency and support long-term economic growth in Michigan, according to a new report released today by TRIP, a Washington, DC based national transportation organization.

 

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John Deere Rolls Out New Iron at Arizona Event

PTP BOART 150John Deere welcomed the trade press, including Rock Products Associate Editor Josephine Smith, to its Sacaton, Ariz., proving grounds on April 14 for a one-day event that highlighted its expanded production-class equipment.

 

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ARTBA Honors Highway, Bridge, Tunnel Projects

Highway, bridge and tunnel projects from Arizona, New Jersey and Florida were recognized for their contributions to environmental protection and mitigation during the American Road & Transportation Builders Association Transportation Development Foundation’s (ARTBA-TDF) 16th annual “Globe Awards” event, held April 14 in the Nation’s Capital as part of the association’s Federal Issues Program.

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McLanahan Holds Frac Sand Processing Event

JD 150Frac sand producers are constantly challenged to do more with their resources. As regulations become stricter, they need to be fully aware of what solutions will ensure they are more productive, more efficient, and more profitable. To support frac sand producers and help further educate them on frac sand processing, McLanahan Corp., hosted its first Frac Sand Processing School in Eau Claire, Wis. on March 30.

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TRIP Report Warns that Texas Needs Road Improvements

Transportation improvements are needed to address deficient, crowded or congested roads, highways and bridges in Texas that threaten to stifle the state’s economic growth and development. This is according to a new report released by TRIP, a Washington, DC based national transportation research organization.

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