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Roadscapes Wednesday: Why Does Road Construction Take So Long

The YouTube channel Practical Engineering put out a video showing you why road construction takes a long time to complete.  The video explains how earthwork works, and why road construction often takes […]

Roadscapes Wednesday: How Do Potholes Work?

There are definitely times when driving does not feel that luxurious, and one of them is something we’ve all experienced once or twice. Pavement is one of the highest value assets owned […]

Roadscapes Wednesday: Alabama State Route 275 Is Eliminated From Talladega

Another Alabama state highway in East Alabama is gone!  Alabama State Route 275 has been removed from the state route system.  ALDOT has rerouted AL-21 onto the former AL-275 Talladega bypass.  AL-77 […]

Roadscapes Wednesday: Atlanta Georgia Street Tour 2020

Want to see some amazing Atlanta street footage?  Freeway Jim shows off a route through Downtown, Midtown, and the Buckhead areas of Atlanta on a Saturday morning with light traffic and great […]

Roadscapes Wednesday: The New Autostrada A10 Bridge In Genova

Remember the Genova Autostrada bridge collapse?  The new bridge has been built and is now open!  The Genoa Saint George Bridge (Italian: Viadotto Genova-San Giorgio) is a motorway viaduct that crosses the […]

Roadscapes Wednesday: How Do Stop Lights “See” Your Car

In this video from Road Guy Rob, he chats with two traffic signal experts: Mohammed Bendelhoum, an engineer with the California Dept. of Transportation (Caltrans) and Brian Girardo (Iteris) to explore the […]

Roadscapes Wednesday: How Are Highways Designed?

From the YouTuber Practical Engineering comes a lesson on road engineering.  This video explores the relationship between speed, safety, and geometry of roadways. Although many of us are regular drivers, we rarely […]

Roadscapes Wednesday: Where Did The Rules Of The Road Come From

The right of way concept is perhaps the most fundamental building block of modern traffic control. It’s hard to imagine how any of us would get from point “A” to point “B” […]

Roadscapes Wednesday: How Long-Haul Trucking Works

Mostly everything you buy has to be delivered by a long-haul trucker, that’s a fact!  Wendover Productions explores how long-haul trucking works.  And also explores the changes coming to trucking that could […]

Roadscapes Wednesday: Why This British Crossroads Is So Dangerous

Ipley Cross, in the middle of the New Forest, is one of the most dangerous road junctions in Britain. Why?  YouTuber Tom Scott explains why this intersection in the United Kingdom is […]

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