We drive over them without a second thought. Yet, last January the American Road & Transportation Builders released its 2017 report labeling 2,303 Illinois bridges structurally deficient using figures from the Federal Highway Administration. Read More
We all know the two seasons in Illinois ― winter and work zones. While inching through work zones isn’t ideal for motorists, roadway construction and maintenance are integral parts of providing a safe and efficient transportation system. Read More
Highway traffic can make for a noisy neighbor ― semi trucks rolling over rumble strips, horns blasting, tires squealing, cars speeding by, even vehicle emissions can be “noisy.” Read More
Sometimes you have to dig deep to come out on top. That is what researchers are doing, as they dig into how the lower layers of pavement impact the strength of the road surface you drive on.Read More
Researchers are looking into ways to sustain well-maintained and functional airport pavement systems, while reducing the approximately $4 billion spent yearly on airport pavement repair and rehabilitation.