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Over the past few years, a lot of attention has been given to the quality of European pavements vs. those in the U.S. But the one undeniable factor...
In June 1933 work began on the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge (Bay Bridge). Former President Herbert Hoover, who was present at the ceremonies,...
On May 23, 1994, a tragedy occurred on a Minnesota highway. While crossing a thoroughfare posted with work signs, a construction worker, wearing a...
On Oct. 17, 1989, the Loma Prieta earthquake struck the San Francisco and Monterey Bay areas. Measuring 7.1 on the Richter scale, the earthquake was...
California's El Camino Real (royal road) took Spanish missionaries along the Pacific coastline where they founded the Santa Barbara Mission in 1786,...
The transformation of the I­p;15 high occupancy vehicle (HOV) lanes into the nation's first demonstration of automated highway system (AHS)...
This is often the response we get from Dad when asked about compensation for family members, "We pay them all the same, and it is working out just...
The need for a cost effective, power efficient, and dependable light source has prompted the implementation of light-emitting diode (LED) technology...
The statistics tell the tale: In the U.S., workers receive an average of over 25,000 disabling injuries annually in roadway-repair zones; between 600...
Activated carbon is like a radio: everyone knows it works, but few people know exactly how. This article is a brief summary of the sources of carbons...
Since 1984, representatives of NSF International have conducted more than 2,800 facility audits, or bottled water plant inspections, of bottlers...
Containment and processing of odors, as well as emissions of VOCs (volatile organic compounds) and HAPs (hazardous air pollutants), whether...
The highway industry has long referred to the process of snow and ice control with military connotations, hence the phrase, "snow and ice fighting"....
A geographic information system (GIS) is based on the concept of using geography as the common denominator for linking data. These systems support...
In what was at one time considered to be one of the most polluted regions in the World, something miraculous has occurred; a viable ecology has been...
When you think of hazardous duty related to government work, what's the first occupation that comes to mind? According to James van Loben Sels,...
The water treatment business is growing rapidly and all signs point to a continued steady growth. As new technologies emerge, the already complicated...
The application of membrane technology in the field of water and wastewater treatment is becoming increasingly popular and more cost effective as...
Pipes are the key element comprising a sewer system - along with related pipe restraints, couplings and other fittings. The pipe system conveys the...
It pays to be progressive. Just ask the city officials of Mankato, Minnesota. This forward-thinking southern Minnesota city of 32,000 was the first...

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