Roadways http://americancityandcounty.com/taxonomy/term/6616/more en Officials move quickly to minimize danger in Atlanta highway collapse http://americancityandcounty.com/roadways/officials-move-quickly-minimize-danger-atlanta-highway-collapse <div class="node-body article-body">First responders, construction crews, state and city officials worked feverishly and continue doing so to mitigate fallout from a major highway overpass collapse in Atlanta. </div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/roadways/officials-move-quickly-minimize-danger-atlanta-highway-collapse" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/roadways/officials-move-quickly-minimize-danger-atlanta-highway-collapse#comments Emergency Management Roadways Mon, 03 Apr 2017 16:47:00 +0000 76921 at http://americancityandcounty.com <p>Georgia Department of Transportation crews work on demolition of the collapsed portion of Interstate 85. Image via Georgia Department of Transportation.&nbsp;</p> A tale of three cities http://americancityandcounty.com/roadways/tale-three-cities <div class="field-byline"> Michele Ostrove </div> <div class="field-deck"> Smarter approaches to parking boost revenue and facilitate economic development </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Smarter approaches to parking boost revenue and facilitate economic development.</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/roadways/tale-three-cities" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/roadways/tale-three-cities#comments Smart Cities Roadways Mon, 06 Mar 2017 01:29:00 +0000 76371 at http://americancityandcounty.com The 50 most traffic-congested cities in America http://americancityandcounty.com/roadways/50-most-traffic-congested-cities-america <div class="node-body gallery-body">Connected car services company INRIX analyzed congestion in 1,064 cities across 38 countries to determine the cities with the highest traffic congestion. We've included the 50 most congested American cities here; is your city on the list?</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/roadways/50-most-traffic-congested-cities-america" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/roadways/50-most-traffic-congested-cities-america#comments Roadways Bonus Content Sun, 26 Feb 2017 21:39:00 +0000 76241 at http://americancityandcounty.com Snow, salt and sustainability http://americancityandcounty.com/fleets/snow-salt-and-sustainability <div class="node-body article-body">Local governments are working to become more sustainable – in both economic and environmental terms – when it comes to snow and ice control.</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/fleets/snow-salt-and-sustainability" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/fleets/snow-salt-and-sustainability#comments Fleets Roadways Wed, 28 Dec 2016 18:27:00 +0000 75171 at http://americancityandcounty.com <p>A salt spreader clearing roads in Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio.</p> Governments buy new equipment, technology to deal with impending snow http://americancityandcounty.com/roadways/governments-buy-new-equipment-technology-deal-impending-snow <div class="node-body article-body">Winter is coming, and cities, counties and states across the U.S. are buying more snow-removal equipment and using technological means to bolster their snow removal programs and related public communications. </div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/roadways/governments-buy-new-equipment-technology-deal-impending-snow" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/roadways/governments-buy-new-equipment-technology-deal-impending-snow#comments Communications Roadways Tue, 13 Dec 2016 20:14:00 +0000 74911 at http://americancityandcounty.com <p>A Buffalo, N.Y. neighborhood after a snowstorm. Image via <a href="https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Snowfalo.jpg">Wikimedia Commons</a>.</p> Litigation: You be the judge http://americancityandcounty.com/public-works/litigation-you-be-judge <div class="field-byline"> Beth D. Fleming </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Procurement professional Beth Fleming reflects on the significance of the fiscal and legal obligations that public procurement officials honor each day.</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/public-works/litigation-you-be-judge" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/public-works/litigation-you-be-judge#comments Contracts Finance Fiscal Management Roadways Negotiating Purchasing & Procurement Proposals & Bids Public Works Mon, 03 Oct 2016 20:50:00 +0000 73621 at http://americancityandcounty.com LED street lamps deliver uniform lighting (with related video) http://americancityandcounty.com/public-works/led-street-lamps-deliver-uniform-lighting-related-video <div class="node-body article-body">Choose from three models of RSW LED Street Luminaires that deliver comfortable, uniform and dark-sky friendly LED lighting for roadway applications.</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/public-works/led-street-lamps-deliver-uniform-lighting-related-video" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/public-works/led-street-lamps-deliver-uniform-lighting-related-video#comments Buildings & Facilities Energy Efficiency Green Roadways Public Works Mon, 03 Oct 2016 14:58:00 +0000 73581 at http://americancityandcounty.com <p>In the photo: a closeup of the RSW LED Street Luminaire.</p> Infographic: What drivers think about tolls http://americancityandcounty.com/roadways/infographic-what-drivers-think-about-tolls <div class="node-body article-body">Americans support tolls when they're used to directly fund infrastructure projects and when they help drivers avoid traffic and save time. Learn more about public perception on tolling by viewing this infographic. </div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/roadways/infographic-what-drivers-think-about-tolls" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/roadways/infographic-what-drivers-think-about-tolls#comments Roadways Bonus Content Mon, 19 Sep 2016 16:14:00 +0000 73321 at http://americancityandcounty.com 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>