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3.2 Trillion Miles Driven On U.S. Roads In 2016

February 24, 2017 - in Transportation

WASHINGTON – New estimates released today by the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) show that U.S. driving topped 3.2 trillion miles last year. It is the fifth straight year of increased mileage on public roads throughout the nation, and underscores the…

Minnesota DOT Pursues Statewide Inventory of Barrier End Treatments with Continental Mapping

February 22, 2017 - in Transportation

(Sun Prairie, WI)—February, 2017 — Minnesota Department of Transportation (MnDOT) proactively identified the need for a comprehensive inventory of…

Capitol Hill Briefing on Industry Priorities

February 22, 2017 - in Transportation

CHICAGO — As a member of the North American Concrete Alliance (NACA), PCI President and CEO Bob Risser joined senior officials representing the 11 NACA-affiliated…

Colorado DOT Has Adopted Datumate’s Cutting Edge Mapping Tools

February 20, 2017 - in Transportation

YOKNEAM ILLIT, Israel - Datumate's professional Site Survey Solution has helped the Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) to quickly and safely survey a water pond located at the highway intersection of Colorado Boulevard and I-25 in the Denver Metro…

Report Finds 185M Daily Crossings on Structurally Deficient U.S. Roadway Bridges

February 20, 2017 - in Bridges, Transportation

A new report from the American Road & Transportation Builders Association said there are about 185 million daily vehicle crossings on 55,710 structurally deficient U.S. roadway bridges, of which about 1,900 are on the Interstate Highway System. Bridges…

South Korea and Wisconsin Sign Driver License Reciprocity Agreement

February 20, 2017 - in Transportation

Wisconsin Division of Motor Vehicles (DMV) officials signed a reciprocity agreement with the Republic of Korea which allows drivers holding a South Korean driver license to exchange it for a Wisconsin driver license without having to take the knowledge, sign…

New I-40 Pavement Sensors Helping ADOT Identify and Address Ice Before it Forms

February 17, 2017 - in Roads, Transportation

PHOENIX – Sensors installed at three Interstate 40 locations west of Flagstaff are helping the Arizona Department of Transportation forecast the likelihood of ice forming and respond accordingly. The combination of freezing temperatures and moisture means…

Dewberry Selected to Create Strategic Transportation Plans for New Intermodal Train Hub

February 17, 2017 - in Transportation

Dewberry has been selected by the North Carolina Department of Transportation (NCDOT) to develop a transportation and freight master plan for the new Carolina Connector (CCX) intermodal train hub in Rocky Mount, North Carolina. This facility will serve as…

Indiana DOT Offers Civil Engineering College Scholarships, Paid Summer Internships

February 14, 2017 - in Transportation

The Indiana Department of Transportation said it is again accepting applications for civil engineering scholarships of up to $3,125 per semester, and for governor's summer internships available to college students, as it tries to help develop the future workforce.…

Dewberry Selected to Create Strategic Transportation Plans for New Intermodal Train Hub

February 10, 2017 - in Transportation

Dewberry has been selected by the North Carolina Department of Transportation (NCDOT) to develop a transportation and freight master plan for the new Carolina Connector (CCX) intermodal train hub in Rocky Mount, North Carolina. This facility will serve as…