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North Dakota DOT Public Open House Schedule

Tuesday, July 17, 2018

The purpose of the Public Open House is to provide an update on ND Moves, a statewide active and public transportation plan for North Dakota. The plan will review and identify existing and emerging needs and recommend strategies for the future of biking, walking, rolling, and transit across the state. It will provide opportunity for the public to receive updates on plan progress and introduce for review and comment a proposed statewide bicycle network. Representatives from the North Dakota Department of Transportation (NDDOT) and its consultant team will be on-hand to answer questions and discuss concerns.

Click here for additional information.

North Dakota DOT Public Input Meetings

Tuesday, July 17, 2018

US Highway 83 Alternative Study Public Input Meeting - July 17, 2018

ND 49 and 200 - Public Input Meeting - August 2, 2018 

South Dakota DOT Plans Webinar for July 19th

Monday, July 2, 2018

South Dakota DOT will conduct a webinar on July 19, 2018 at 2:30 CDT to discuss the 2019-2022 construction seasons. Click here for webinar link. 

To view a draft of the proposed projects by county, click here 

Performance Under Pressure: Heavy Duty Pavements – Production & Placement Best Management Practices, QC, and Lessons Learned from Project Experience

Friday, June 29, 2018
Date: Thursday, August 16, 2:00–3:30 p.m. EDT
Speakers: Brett Stanton, P.E. – Manager of Strategy and Innovation - Superior Bowen Asphalt Co. and Graham Hurley, P.E. – Project Engineer - Advanced Materials Services (AMS)

Specialized pavement solutions to provide the performance needed for heavy duty pavements can lead to slightly increased material costs. Quality and consistency are always important, but when pavement costs increase and the demands on those pavements’ performance are greater, a focus on BMPs for both production and placement is key to meeting customer needs.   The speakers will discuss:
  • Density
  • Challenges
  • Quality
  • Performance

Registration: FREE - Register Here

Designing and Producing Quality Asphalt Mixtures with RAP and/or RAS, a 2-Part Webinar

Friday, June 29, 2018

Date: August 29 and August 30, 2:00–3:30 p.m. EDT
Speaker: Randy West, PhD, P.E., Director, National Center for Asphalt Technology

Utilizing recycled materials in a responsible manner can be economically and environmentally beneficial for asphalt pavements. The two recycled materials that have had the greatest utilization success are RAP and RAS. This webinar will present important considerations for the design and production of high-quality asphalt mixtures that are economical and long-lasting. Building on knowledge from experts in the industry and the latest research, part 1 (August 29) will cover mix design considerations for mixtures with high RAP contents and/or RAS, and part 2 (August 30) will cover production details for plant operations and quality control.

Registration for August 29 Webinar: FREE - Register Here

Registration for August 30 Webinar: FREE - Register Here 

Performance Under Pressure: Heavy Duty Pavements – Preservation & Preventative Maintenance Tools

Friday, June 29, 2018
Date: Wednesday, September 5, 2:00–3:30 p.m. EDT
Speaker: Dr. R. Buzz Powell, P.E. - Assistant Director, National Center for Asphalt Technology at Auburn University

Heavy duty pavements play a critical role in the movement and storage of freight and other important activities tied to the economy and efficiency of infrastructure. Access to these facilities is critical; therefore, long-term performance and minimal impact or user delays should remain a focus when determining the best solutions to preserve these pavements.      The webinar will cover the following:
  • Preservation Treatments
  • Maintenance Strategies

Registration: FREE - Register Here

North Dakota Governor Would Welcome A Change To Highway Funding Formula

Thursday, June 7, 2018

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Clark Engineering Celebrates 80th Anniversay

Thursday, June 7, 2018

We are celebrating 80 years! We are pleased with the success we've had throughout the years and thrilled for what is yet to come. We couldn't have done it without you! Thank you for trusting us to partner with you as your consulting engineering and land surveying advisors.  More 

RDO Equipment Co. Celebrates 50th Anniversary

Monday, June 4, 2018

The entire RDO Equipment Co. team is excited to announce the kickoff of the company’s 50th Anniversary celebration. We will spend this year reflecting, recognizing, and celebrating all the things that make us who we are. Please watch our website and follow us on social media for special stories, videos, photos, and more throughout the year. More

South Dakota DOT Is Changing Their Highway Bid Process

Friday, June 1, 2018
Later this year the SDDOT will have a new highway bid process in place. More information
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