Tag: roads

Tommy Fisher, the president and CEO of Fisher Sand & Gravel who’s pictured at the 2019 Pit & Quarry Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony, is confident his company can handle President Trump’s border wall project more efficiently. Photo by PamElla Lee Photography

Fisher Sand & Gravel offers to step up on border wall

March 11, 2019By

Tommy Fisher, the president and CEO of Fisher Sand & Gravel, has a solution to help bring President Trump’s vision of a border wall to life.

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Recycled plastic, seen here being added to asphalt mix, could pave the way into the future. Photo courtesy of Volvo CE

The road of the future

March 11, 2019By

Huge advancements were made in automobiles over the last 50 years, but roads around the world remain largely the same. Might this soon change?

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Trump digs into infrastructure in State of the Union speech

February 3, 2018By

President Trump outlined his vision to rebuild the nation’s infrastructure during his first State of the Union address.

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State transportation bill passes in California

April 7, 2017By

The $54 billion plan cleared both the state’s senate and assembly chambers with ease, and the governor is expected to sign it.

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ConExpo-Con/Agg 2017 attendees check out Solar Roadways' hexagon-shaped solar panels for roads and surfaces. Photo by Megan Smalley

Solar panels a future option to protect US roads, bridges

March 28, 2017By

Solar roads could be an option to protect roads, bridges and other surfaces in the future, but coming technologies could limit the nation’s for aggregate materials.

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Keeping up with infrastructure requires special mindset

Keeping up with infrastructure requires special mindset

December 8, 2015By

Passage of a long-term highway bill was long overdue. Investing in our infrastructure is like investing in our […]

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Long-term, short-term highway funding feud

August 17, 2015By

The Senate approved a long-term highway-funding bill. The House of Representatives approved a short-term highway-funding bill. And at […]

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A national audience

November 24, 2014By

About 12 million people watch the television news magazine 60 Minutes each week. So, when yesterday’s program led […]

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