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The Domino Effect

Government shutdowns have consequences.

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FIRST LOOK - FEBRUARY 2019

Who has the Worst Roads? / Infrastructure Talk / Sullivan Predicts

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Bendable Concrete?

In the early 1990s, Victor Li, a professor of civil and environmental engineering at the University of Michigan, developed Engineered Cementitious Composites (ECC), also known as ductile or bendable concrete. More than 20 years later, researchers at LSU are close to bringing this material to mass adoption, producing a cost-effective ECC that utilizes readily available ingredients. Furthermore, through testing to-date, it is being called far superior to traditional concrete and could greatly improve transportation infrastructure.

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October Construction Starts Soar 21 Percent

Nonresidential Building in October Surged 53 Percent; Highway and Bridge Construction Starts Climbed 26 Percent.

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