Highways, Streets & Bridges http://americancityandcounty.com/taxonomy/term/32095/more en A parking lot goes from environmental culprit to eco-partner http://americancityandcounty.com/products-work/parking-lot-goes-environmental-culprit-eco-partner <div class="node-body article-body">St. Clair Shores, Mich.'s new lot reduces the amount of contaminant-bearing stormwater dumped into Lake St. Clair by 95,000 gallons per rain event. </div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/products-work/parking-lot-goes-environmental-culprit-eco-partner" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/products-work/parking-lot-goes-environmental-culprit-eco-partner#comments Highways, Streets & Bridges Products at Work Wed, 08 Nov 2017 15:50:00 +0000 80171 at http://americancityandcounty.com <p>The new &ldquo;green&rdquo; lot cost St. Clair Shores, Mich., only 12 percent&nbsp;more than a conventional asphalt lot. Photo by Sean Riddell.</p> Colorful LEDs highlight city landmark http://americancityandcounty.com/products-work/colorful-leds-highlight-city-landmark <div class="node-body article-body">Quincy, Ill. decided to bring the luster back to the Bayview Bridge through a lighting scheme that would highlight the architectural beauty of the bridge without creating maintenance issues and energy cost. </div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/products-work/colorful-leds-highlight-city-landmark" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/products-work/colorful-leds-highlight-city-landmark#comments Highways, Streets & Bridges Products at Work Wed, 08 Nov 2017 15:50:00 +0000 80181 at http://americancityandcounty.com <p>The Bayview Bridge lighting project brought new life to old infrastructure.</p> Machine helps road crews patch more potholes http://americancityandcounty.com/public-works/machine-helps-road-crews-patch-more-potholes <div class="node-body article-body">PB Loader’s redesigned B10 pothole patcher has more capacity for increased productivity.</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/public-works/machine-helps-road-crews-patch-more-potholes" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/public-works/machine-helps-road-crews-patch-more-potholes#comments Equipment Highways, Streets & Bridges Fleets Roadways Public Works Public Works Tue, 13 Sep 2016 19:07:00 +0000 73231 at http://americancityandcounty.com <p>In the photo: PB Loader&rsquo;s redesigned B10 pothole patcher. The high-capacity model offers increased productivity.</p> Precast concrete speeds California bridge replacement http://americancityandcounty.com/products-work/precast-concrete-speeds-california-bridge-replacement <div class="node-body article-body">Oldcastle Precast products helped speed the rebuilding of Interstate 10’s Tex Wash Bridge in California.</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/products-work/precast-concrete-speeds-california-bridge-replacement" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/products-work/precast-concrete-speeds-california-bridge-replacement#comments Highways, Streets & Bridges Products at Work Roadways Tue, 26 Jul 2016 14:56:00 +0000 72351 at http://americancityandcounty.com <p>In the photo: Construction underway at the $5 million, Interstate 10 Emergency Bridge Replacement-Tex Wash Bridge project in California.</p> Automated system ensures fast, safe vehicle permitting and routing in the Sooner State http://americancityandcounty.com/products-work/automated-system-ensures-fast-safe-vehicle-permitting-and-routing-sooner-state <div class="node-body article-body">Two Oklahoma state agencies have deployed an automated permitting and routing system. Hexagon Safety & Infrastructure created the system.</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/products-work/automated-system-ensures-fast-safe-vehicle-permitting-and-routing-sooner-state" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/products-work/automated-system-ensures-fast-safe-vehicle-permitting-and-routing-sooner-state#comments Fleets Highways, Streets & Bridges Products at Work Fleets Roadways Technology Technology Thu, 30 Jun 2016 19:55:00 +0000 71931 at http://americancityandcounty.com <p>In the photo: A screenshot of Hexagon&rsquo;s restriction management application used in OKiePROS.</p> Prefab bridges speed infrastructure repairs in Louisiana http://americancityandcounty.com/products-work/prefab-bridges-speed-infrastructure-repairs-louisiana <div class="node-body article-body">In Louisiana, Acrow’s prefabricated panel bridges provided a simple design, reduced installation time and overall project cost savings.</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/products-work/prefab-bridges-speed-infrastructure-repairs-louisiana" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/products-work/prefab-bridges-speed-infrastructure-repairs-louisiana#comments Highways, Streets & Bridges Products at Work Roadways Technology Wed, 29 Jun 2016 22:16:00 +0000 71921 at http://americancityandcounty.com <p>The photo shows a recently built Acrow panel bridge at North Bayou Black Drive in Gibson, La.</p> Sign system spotlights recreation offerings in Arizona town http://americancityandcounty.com/traffic-safety-signage/sign-system-spotlights-recreation-offerings-arizona-town <div class="node-body article-body">National Sign Plazas has developed a new signage system that promotes recreation activities around Paradise Valley, Ariz.</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/traffic-safety-signage/sign-system-spotlights-recreation-offerings-arizona-town" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/traffic-safety-signage/sign-system-spotlights-recreation-offerings-arizona-town#comments Buildings & Facilities Construction Highways, Streets & Bridges Traffic Safety & Signage Parks & Recreation Public Works Mon, 06 Jun 2016 19:41:00 +0000 71441 at http://americancityandcounty.com <p>One of the design elements in National Sign Plazas&#39; wayfinding system in Paradise Valley, Ariz.</p> Snow-clearing tool enables precise plowing (with related video) http://americancityandcounty.com/snow-removal/snow-clearing-tool-enables-precise-plowing-related-video <div class="node-body article-body">Henke's Snow-Gate for trucks gives the operator the control needed to keep driveways, streets and intersections free of snow</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/snow-removal/snow-clearing-tool-enables-precise-plowing-related-video" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/snow-removal/snow-clearing-tool-enables-precise-plowing-related-video#comments Buildings & Facilities Highways, Streets & Bridges Snow Removal Public Works Wed, 01 Jun 2016 14:27:00 +0000 71401 at http://americancityandcounty.com <p>In the photo: The Snow-Gate snow-clearing tool from Henke Manufacturing.</p> Mayors and other experts weigh in on 2016 government budgets http://americancityandcounty.com/gpn/mayors-and-other-experts-weigh-2016-government-budgets <div class="node-body gallery-body">Are government budgets growing in 2016? Mayors and other officials offer their views in this gallery.</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/gpn/mayors-and-other-experts-weigh-2016-government-budgets" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/gpn/mayors-and-other-experts-weigh-2016-government-budgets#comments Construction Economic Development Highways, Streets & Bridges Finance Roadways Purchasing & Procurement GPN Fri, 29 Apr 2016 20:44:00 +0000 70931 at http://americancityandcounty.com <p>Des Moines, Iowa, Mayor Frank Cownie</p> <p>In 2016, city building departments may have to staff up, says Des Moines, Iowa, Mayor Frank Cownie. &ldquo;The economy is recovering, which brings with it a resurgence of building permits and plan reviews. Cities will likely need to increase development staff to handle the uptick, especially given that they have assuredly reduced staff over the past 6 to 8 years.&rdquo;</p> Government workers face hazards on the jobsite http://americancityandcounty.com/worker-safety/government-workers-face-hazards-jobsite <div class="node-body article-body">Attorney Adrienne M. Hines outlines best practices to ensure a safe workplace for government employees.</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/worker-safety/government-workers-face-hazards-jobsite" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/worker-safety/government-workers-face-hazards-jobsite#comments Highways, Streets & Bridges Roadways Human Resources Worker Safety Public Safety Tue, 12 Apr 2016 20:50:00 +0000 70591 at http://americancityandcounty.com <p>Adrienne M. Hines</p>