Roads & Paving

May 23, 2018 - MHCA’s campaign to drive home to the taxpayers the real cost of cutting the highways budget has made an impact on government.
May 11, 2018 - More than 500 projects across Alberta will enhance and expand roads and bridges and support water management infrastructure. The wide-ranging work will improve connections between communities, promote safer travel, increase flood mitigation and strengthen key economic corridors.
May 4, 2018 - The Manitoba Heavy Construction Association (MHCA) is continuing to press, including through meeting with provincial ministers, for a restoration of Manitoba Infrastructure’s highways capital budget, after a series of deep cuts since 2016.
May 2, 2018 - A resurfacing project on Highway 5 near Barriere is now underway, marking the beginning of a busy season of resurfacing in the southern Interior region, covering more than 450 kilometres of highways and side roads.
April 18, 2018 - The City of Montreal has announced that it will spend $1.2 billion in 2018 to repair roads and water-related infrastructure.
April 12, 2018 – The provincial and federal governments are investing over $180 million to twin two sections of Route 11.
April 25, 2018 - Every 5.4 minutes a work zone crash occurs, with roughly 25 per cent of crashes involving large trucks and nearly half of all fatalities involving construction vehicles.
April 5, 2018 - Spring is here, and that means construction season is getting into full swing.
April 4, 2018 - More than 1,200 people flocked to Nashville at the end of March to check out live demonstrations of the Wirtgen Group’s latest technologies during the company’s Technology Days North America 2018 event held at the company’s North American headquarters in Antioch, Tenn.
April 3, 2018 - To the construction industry and motorists everywhere, all of us here at North America Traffic were deeply saddened on that awful day in July 2014, when Brian Daniel lost his life, doing his job.
March 26, 2018 - World of Asphalt TV tackles best practices for paver operations in Houston, Texas.
February 6, 2018 - When winter ends, spring startup begins — and profits are sure to follow. To keep your plant in top operating condition, it’s important not to rush or skip startup steps. Here’s a quick guide to walk you through starting your asphalt plant back up in the spring in a way that will help ensure a profitable summer.
May 23, 2018 - People who travel on Highway 16 will soon benefit from two resurfacing projects near Prince George and McBride.
May 2, 2018 - Construction has begun on a project to improve safety and increase capacity by expanding the Trans-Canada Highway to four lanes, between Donald and Forde Station Road, near Golden.
May 2, 2018 - The $616-million Highway 427 expansion project in Vaughan officially got underway on May 1.
April 25, 2018 - The Manitoba Heavy Construction Association (MHCA) intends to tell the public the impact of the deep cuts the government of Manitoba has made to the highways budgets since the Progressive Conservatives took power in 2016.
April 12, 2018 - By 2020 a combined total of around 200,000 tonnes of sand, crushed gravel, concrete and asphalt will have been trucked onto the airside of the Vancouver International Airport (YVR) to build Runway End Safety Areas, or RESAs, and associated improvements.
March 21, 2018 - The Nass River crossing is about to improve for drivers, with construction of a new two-lane bridge scheduled to replace the existing single-lane timber structure.
February 15, 2018 - When Bruce’s Landscaping Services started up in the mid-1970s, the owner probably didn’t expect it to eventually become a significant player in the rehabilitation of Regina’s roads.
November 24, 2017 - ORBA is pleased to announce that David Caplan will be joining the Ontario Road Builders’ Association as chief operating officer effective Monday December 4, 2017.
October 31, 2017 – Ritchie Bros., a global asset management and disposition company, sold more than 6,800 pieces of equipment and trucks last week in Edmonton for more than $94 million (more than $73 million U.S.). Sales were generated during a four-day auction that attracted more than 9,850 bidders from 47 countries, including more than 7,300 online bidders.
October 3, 2017 - When it comes to a company the size of Kelly Panteluk Construction Ltd. (KPCL), keeping it staffed with qualified and competent people comes with it some challenges. The Estevan, Sask. based company is one of the largest privately-owned heavy equipment earth moving and underground services companies in Saskatchewan. It currently employs 240 people and employed upwards to 300 during its busiest season on record.
September 8, 2017 – SYSTRA is transforming its global bridge engineering capability with the acquisition of International Bridge Technologies (IBT), a world-renowned bridge design company.
June 30, 2017 – Richard Schreck has accepted the position of technical services and applications director with Astec, Inc.

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