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Grants for infrastructure improvements will bring construction to the streets of Mississippi cities

As of June 27, 2023, Mississippi lawmakers have accepted 28.3 million dollars in project grants for improving road infrastructure in their state. Through the Rebuilding American Infrastructure with Sustainability and Equity (RAISE) grant program, $24.8 million will go to the city of Laurel, Mississippi to make improvements to the roads in the downtown area, while […]

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Water-filled Barriers – are they right for your workzone?

What are water-filled barriers? Water-filled barriers are just that – plastic barricades perfectly designed to hold water. They are most commonly made in the jersey-shaped variety, a tried and true barricade shape that has been in use for decades. When filled with water, barricades drastically multiply their weight, making them extremely sturdy and highly reliable

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Improved Traffic Control Devices: Best Way to Reduce Highway Work Zone Crashes

Highway work zones create an inevitable disruption in regular traffic flows that result in traffic safety problems, and work zone safety remains unsatisfactory nationwide. In 2004, 1,068 people were killed in work zones, adding about 49,620 more work zone related injuries (FHWA 2006). The direct cost of highway work zone crashes, estimated based on the crash data from

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