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July’s top stories: US approves $11bn road project, driverless cars 'a safety risk'
07 August, 2014
The US House of Representatives voted for an $11bn plan to pay the federal government's share of road and bridge repair projects through May 2015, while the FBI claimed that driverless cars pose...
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June’s top stories: Abu Dhabi’s new project, Virgina’s improvement programme 01 July, 2014 by Sukumar Dara Abu Dhabi DoT opened Dalma Mall Road Improvements project, Virginia Governor announced $13.1bn transportation improvement programme, while Balfour Beatty won a UK motorway upgrade project...

May’s top stories: replacing Gerald Desmond Bridge, London’s underground roads 02 June, 2014 by Sukumar Dara US DoT announced a $325m loan to support Gerald Desmond Bridge replacement, London Mayor revealed plans for £30bn underground ring road, while New Zealand’s first fast-charge station for EVs...

April’s top stories: Vinci’s highway contract in Qatar, UK’s levy on foreign trucks 05 May, 2014 by Sukumar Dara Vinci secured an €850m New Orbital Highway contract in Qatar, foreign truck firms are being charged to use roads across the UK, while a new trial involving glow-in-the-dark road markings in...

March’s top stories: EIB supports A11 Belgium motorway link, Alberta invests in highways 09 April, 2014 by Santosh Kumar Dronamraju The European Investment Bank (EIB) has agreed to extend its financial aid for the 12km A11 motorway link between Brugge and Westkapelle in Belgium, while Alberta will invest C$5bn ($4.46bn)...

February’s top stories: Ricardo-AEA’s study, GRT’s road maintenance software 03 March, 2014 by Sukumar Dara The European Commission has appointed Ricardo-AEA to lead major project for future urban transport challenges, Global Road Technology has launched new road maintenance software, while...

The world's longest cable-stayed bridges 24 February, 2014 Cable-stayed bridges gained popularity over suspension bridges by offering cost savings in steel and concrete, depending on the...

The world's longest cantilever road bridges 21 February, 2014 Seven of the world’s 10 longest cantilever road bridges are located in the United States of America, while the longest cantilever bridge is located in...

The world's 12 longest road bridges 10 February, 2014 The majority of the world’s 12 longest road bridges are located in China and United States of America. The world’s longest however, the Bang Na Expressway, is located in...

January’s top stories: New low-energy road building materials, UK’s smart motorway project 03 February, 2014 by Sukumar Dara Carbon Trust and Lafarge Tarmac unveil low-energy road building materials, first smart motorway project in UK’s South West region completed, while US state of Maine to invest $2bn to improve...

The world’s biggest road networks 13 January, 2014 The US boasts the world's largest road network, followed by China and India, the world's two most populous countries. Roadtraffic-technology.com profiles the ten biggest road networks in the...

2013: The year's biggest Road Technology stories 09 January, 2014 by Bhavana Navuluri Kenya and South Sudan begin talks with donors for investment in Juba-Eldoret development corridor, a report by Road Task Force (RTF) finds London needs £30bn to improve road and street network,...

November's top stories: Goethals Bridge replacement, Russian toll project 02 December, 2013 by Sukumar Dara US announces $474m loan for major bridge replacement project, US FHWA and Solidia Technologies plan to develop a new highway construction material and a nationwide tolling system project is set...

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