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Skepticism mixes with enthusiasm over 120-year concrete recipe

By Sean Ryan Road builders question the practicality of concrete that could last 120 years and significantly cut the industry‘s workload. Materials researchers have found ways to extend pavement life to more than a century. Konstantin Sobolev, a University of ...

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Lawmaker joins push for I-39/90 expansion

By Paul Snyder Wisconsin Assembly Speaker Mike Sheridan, D-Janesville, is lining up with a coalition pushing for expansion of Interstate 39/90 between Madison and the Illinois border. But getting the project on the state’s construction calendar may require approval from ...

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Industry groups start drive for diesel rules (UPDATE)

By Paul Snyder Fearing a diesel emissions crackdown that could cripple construction company budgets, industry groups want new rules approved before the state has a chance to study the issue. The Wisconsin Clean Diesel Coalition — with the Associated General ...

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Obama budget could expose highway money

Dustin Block dustin.block@dailyreporter.com President Barack Obama’s budget could let money raised from the federal gas tax be spent on programs other than building roads and supporting transit. Obama’s fiscal year 2010 budget would eliminate the “contract authority” that lays out ...

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