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First in the Nation: DelDOT Deploys Centralized Ticketing Portal

April 1, 2021

Forward-thinking leaders at the Delaware Department of Transportation (DelDOT) have launched their agency-grade e-Ticketing Portal in collaboration with HaulHub Technologies, and aligning with the Federal Every Day Counts (EDC) Innovations program. DelDOT's strategic objective is to move away from paper-based construction materials operations and centralize efforts to maximize the benefits of e-Ticketing across their supply chain partners. This transition will streamline the receipt and management of construction materials data, eliminating the need for manual reconciliation of paper tickets throughout the construction project lifecycle.

The primary goals of this deployment include enhancing transparency in the tracking process, reducing misunderstandings between suppliers and construction teams, and fostering a more cooperative relationship among all project stakeholders. DelDOT is enthusiastic about collaborating with HaulHub Technologies and plans to hold weekly meetings to troubleshoot field-related issues with materials suppliers. These meetings will also serve as a platform for brainstorming sessions to explore ways to leverage digitized data for improved insights, trend identification, performance assessment, and future planning.

Furthermore, DelDOT's shift away from paper-based construction materials tickets toward digitized data will enable more effective decision-making and support a broader transformation within the construction industry towards embracing digital tools. DelDOT is committed to ongoing training, support, and continuous improvement to ensure the success of this transformative endeavor, which not only streamlines operations but also promotes sustainability, cost savings, and improved collaboration within the construction industry.

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Agencies Takes Notice: Now 5 Departments Spearhead e-Ticketing Portals

January 19, 2022

The Alabama Department of Transportation (ALDOT) has officially signed a Portal deal with HaulHub Technologies to facilitate the adoption of their DOT e-Ticketing Platform throughout their construction materials supply chain, encompassing asphalt, aggregate, and ready mix concrete. This significant development marks ALDOT as the fifth transportation agency to join the nationwide initiative aimed at centralizing construction material data and phasing out the use of paper material tickets, following in the footsteps of their peer agencies.

ALDOT, following the example of forward-thinking leaders from Oklahoma, Kansas, and Indiana, recognizes the immense value in revolutionizing the way construction projects are managed. The shift away from paper-based materials tracking is imperative, as it has historically led to substantial project delays, created unsafe job site environments, and contributed to workforce lags. ALDOT is committed to implementing digital tools in the field to expedite construction operations and address these challenges effectively.

ALDOT underscores the pivotal role played by e-Ticketing in the broader digital delivery ecosystem. This technology enables contractors and suppliers to seamlessly transmit their material data, thereby eliminating the complications associated with paper ticket operations. This strategic move aligns with ALDOT's vision of enhancing efficiency, safety, and overall project management within the construction materials supply chain.

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e-Ticketing Takes Center Stage: Now Ten State Agencies Drive Forward with Portal Plans

June 23, 2022

The West Virginia Department of Transportation (WVDOH) has taken a significant step in the nationwide movement toward digitizing construction material tickets by partnering with HaulHub Technologies. This collaboration will facilitate the adoption of e-Ticketing throughout the state, signifying a growing trend in the construction industry. Notably, WVDOH construction materials officials have cited the 'offline mode' as a key factor in their decision to choose HaulHub.

WVDOH now stands as the Tenth transportation agency to join the nationwide effort aimed at the full implementation of e-Ticketing. Since January, HaulHub has formed partnerships with several other states, including California (CalTrans), Maine (Maine DOT), Pennsylvania (PennDOT), Massachusetts (MassDOT), and Ohio Department of Transportations (ODOT).

According to recent reports from the Federal Highway Administration, e-Ticketing has emerged as one of the most successful and widely adopted innovations under the Every Day Counts (EDC) program. All transportation agencies collaborating with HaulHub recognize the substantial advantages of e-Ticketing. State transportation officials and all project stakeholders agree that transitioning away from paper-based processes streamlines payments, simplifies quantity tracking and reconciliation.  

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A National Movement: 15 Transportation Agencies United in e-Ticketing Approach

February 28, 2023

The Vermont Agency of Transportation, widely known as VTrans, has added significant momentum to the nationwide movement towards digitizing construction materials and deploying Portals within construction materials supply chains. In an effort to transition their operations to an entirely digital platform, VTrans has chosen to partner with HaulHub. Notably, one of the key factors behind this selection is HaulHub's capability to function in areas with limited cell phone service coverage, a critical requirement given that many parts of the highway network lack complete cell service coverage.

VTrans now joins the growing list of transportation agencies embracing the concept of a centralized Portal, following in the footsteps of notable agencies such as the Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission, Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development (DOTD), and the Illinois Tollway.

The adoption of a centralized ticketing Portal has proven to be a resounding success in the construction materials space. It facilitates the connection of suppliers and vendors with transportation agencies, promoting enhanced collaboration, faster information delivery, and real-time data access across the supply chain. This development underscores the commitment of transportation agencies like VTrans to modernize their processes and enhance safety while embracing digital solutions in their operations.

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Twenty and Growing: e-Ticketing Portal now Fastest on Record

June 29, 2023

In just two years since DelDOT initiated the establishment of a centralized portal for receiving construction material data, the Washington State Department of Transportation has joined this transformative effort. Washington State's participation marks the Twentieth agency to embark on the implementation of their own Portal for collecting e-Ticket data from their construction materials supply chain partners, a trend that began in early 2021.

Washington State follows in the footsteps of other forward-thinking agencies, including the Puerto Rico Agency of Transportation, Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT), Iowa Department of Transportation (IDOT), and the City of Chicago (CDOT). This collective movement toward e-Ticketing represents a monumental operational paradigm shift within the horizontal construction industry. It reflects a significant desire to depart from the reliance on paper tickets for construction project reconciliation and embrace modern tools that will shape the roads of the future. This concerted effort underscores the commitment of transportation agencies across the nation to modernize operations and enhance efficiency in road construction projects.

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AASHTO and HaulHub Forge Alliance, Set Stage for Industry Advancement

May 26, 2023

Today, the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials (AASHTO) has expanded its technological capabilities by forging a product alliance with HaulHub, the technology company behind the nationwide e-Ticketing Portal.

At the heart of this partnership lies the introduction of the DOT E-ticketing™ Portal, a cutting-edge platform meticulously designed to enhance the efficiency of construction operations and usher in innovation in the management of asphalt, concrete, and aggregate tickets. HaulHub, renowned for its forward-thinking solutions, has received the coveted approval of AASHTO, marking a significant milestone for the startup.

The alliance between HaulHub and AASHTO, facilitated through its AASHTOWare suite of products, transcends mere technology—it represents a shared vision for a digitally empowered future in construction. Together, they are setting industry standards for efficiency, transparency, and innovation on a national scale, paving the way for a transformative era in construction management.

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Continued Progress: Now Twenty Five Agencies Roll Out e-Ticketing Portal

July 17, 2023

As of now, a total of 25 state transportation agencies have embarked on the deployment of state-of-the-art e-Ticketing Portals, signifying a shared commitment to modernize and streamline traditional paper ticketing processes. With an unwavering dedication to innovation, these states have positioned themselves at the forefront of a digital revolution that promises to deliver enhanced efficiency and foster unprecedented collaboration between the public and private sectors.

In a sweeping transformation of the nation's construction transportation landscape, five additional transportation agencies have recently made significant announcements regarding the implementation of DOT e-Ticketing Portals. Rhode Island (RiDOT), Maryland (MDOT), Wisconsin (WisDOT), Tennessee (TDOT), and Idaho (ITD) have all joined their counterparts in rolling out e-Ticketing solutions across their respective construction materials supply chains.

Stay tuned for further developments as the significance of the DOT e-Ticketing Portal continues to grow, recognized as an indispensable component of construction materials and e-Construction offices. State transportation agencies are boldly ushering in a new era of technological transformation and progress.

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DelDOT Makes History: Secures Inaugural ADCMS Grant from Federal Highway Administration under the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act

November 16, 2023

Delaware's Department of Transportation (DelDOT) has achieved a significant milestone by securing funding through the Advanced Digital Construction Management Systems (ADCMS) grants from the Federal Highway Administration, a historic achievement made possible by the passage of the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act. This $4 million grant signifies a pivotal moment for DelDOT, representing a substantial leap forward in the state's commitment to revolutionize construction management practices.

Delaware's proposal outlines an ambitious initiative aimed at expediting digital inspection practices by seamlessly integrating machinery data directly with contract and e-Ticketing-driven material data. This innovative approach seeks to establish a symbiotic relationship between material and machine data, laying the groundwork for automated work validation reporting. The expected outcome is a significant reduction in the time spent on low-value inspection activities at worksites, allowing inspectors to redirect their efforts toward higher-skilled tasks.

In its role as a trailblazer in this digital transformation, DelDOT intends to centralize data collection, which is managed by HaulHub Technologies. HaulHub will also serve as the technology facilitator for the innovations stemming from this grant, aligning perfectly with the strategic vision to drive technology advancement under the guidance of the Federal Highway Administration.

This groundbreaking ADCMS grant not only positions Delaware as a leader in digital construction management but also establishes a precedent for other states to follow suit. The infusion of $4 million into this forward-thinking initiative will undoubtedly propel DelDOT into a leadership role, fostering a culture of innovation and efficiency in construction projects that will resonate far beyond the state's borders. DelDOT's historic achievement serves as a testament to the transformative power of federal investments in modernizing infrastructure and paving the way for a smarter, more connected future in construction management.

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DelDOT and Greggo and Ferrara Launch First Ever Connected Jobsite

November 17, 2023

In a groundbreaking collaboration, DelDOT and Greggo & Ferrara, Inc. are spearheading the nation's inaugural Connected Jobsite, signaling a transformative shift in construction management practices. Leveraging cutting-edge technology and visionary initiatives, DelDOT is set to revolutionize the way construction projects are monitored and communicated. This Connected Jobsite introduces a paradigm shift by offering real-time insights into the geographical placement of construction machinery, providing unprecedented visibility into active construction by GPS applications like WAZE.

By seamlessly integrating machine activity with contract and e-Ticketing-driven material data, DelDOT's Connected Jobsite emerges as a technological marvel. This integration not only optimizes workflow efficiency but also facilitates the communication of real-time construction activities to roadway users, a historic first for DelDOT. The innovation signifies a significant leap forward in construction site transparency, empowering the community with timely information about ongoing projects, enhancing safety, and shaping a more connected infrastructure network in Delaware.

With the launch of the Connected Jobsite, DelDOT and Greggo & Ferrara, Inc. are not merely constructing physical structures; they are forging a dynamic bridge between technology and construction management. This visionary approach marks a historic milestone in Delaware's construction landscape, positioning the state as a trailblazer in the digital transformation of construction practices and setting the stage for a future where Connected Jobsites redefine the standards for transparency, safety, and efficiency in infrastructure development.

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HaulHub Launches the E-DOT Platform

December 14, 2023

HaulHub Technologies, a trailblazer in public works construction technology solutions, is proud to announce the official launch of the EDOT platform (https://www.e-dot.com/).  EDOT brings together a comprehensive suite of features that redefine roadway construction management, and sustainability.  

EDOT's journey began with the e-Ticketing solution, DOT e-Ticketing™, which laid the foundation for the EDOT platform.  Building on the success of e-Ticketing, now deployed across nearly 40 state transportation agencies in the United States, HaulHub Technologies has expanded its capabilities to encompass a wide range of agency management needs. The EDOT platform, from humble beginnings, is now evolving into the ultimate platform companion for the public works sector.

The EDOT platform builds off the genesis of e-Ticketing into new areas such as work zone safety, scheduling, vendor submittals, environmental product tracking, compliance reporting and enhanced digital inspection.  Below are just a few of the features that will be available through the EDOT platform.  

Connected Machinery: The ability to be able to read data from machines working on roadway projects enhances the ability to oversee and manage construction projects effectively including real-time work zone alert broadcasting, automated roadway documentation creation, and improved project efficiency. 

Digital As-Builts: The positioning of installed materials, structures and utilities are being embedded into finalized construction maps, and linked to the corresponding digital material submittals. 

Digital Material Submittals: The inclusion of material vendor partners to participate in the DOT digitization process by allowing digital submissions of product cut sheets, certificates of compliance, delivery and analysis. 

The EDOT platform is designed to meet the evolving needs of DOT agencies while also catering to the demands of contractors who are eager for a direct and collaborative link with these agencies in future projects.  Communication and cooperation between owner and contractor sets the stage for a future where collaboration, and transparency prevail throughout the project lifecycle, rendering the antiquated one-way data flow systems of the past obsolete.