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I-4 Ultimate P3 Improvement Project Earns National Envision Platinum Award from the Institute for Sustainable Infrastructure

July 26, 2017 - in Awards, Transportation

Orlando, FL – July 25, 2017 - The I-4 Ultimate Improvement Project, a roadway reconstruction project in Central Florida and one of the most complex and extensive infrastructure projects in the United States, has received the prestigious Envision® Platinum…

Video: Crews Disassemble Drill from Inside Tunnel

July 24, 2017 - in Transportation

As the front section of the giant SR 99 tunneling machine Bertha is cut and lifted from a disassembly pit, crews are hard at work disassembling the back…

State, Federal Grants Awarded to Improve Public Transportation Across State

July 24, 2017 - in Transportation

OLYMPIA – Approximately $230 million in newly awarded state and federal grants will help more than 80 public-transportation agencies provide better…

Ground Broken for Newark Regional Transportation Center, Parking Lot & Access Road

July 21, 2017 - in Transportation

Newark (Statewide) - This morning, Governor John Carney, U.S. Senator Thomas Carper, U.S. Senator Christopher Coons, U.S. Representative Lisa Blunt Rochester, Transportation Chief Engineer Robert McCleary, and a host of other dignitaries participated in a…

Acrow Provides Temporary Detour Structure for Use During Bridge Replacement in Iowa

July 21, 2017 - in Bridges, Transportation

(Parsippany, New Jersey) – Acrow Bridge, a leading international bridge engineering and supply company, has announced that it designed and provided a temporary bridge for use as a detour during the replacement of an obsolete structure on Interstate 34 in…

U.S. Iron Ore Shipments Help Boost St. Lawrence Seaway Shipping by 20%

July 20, 2017 - in Transportation

With strong increases in iron ore and other cargo, total tonnage shipped via the St. Lawrence Seaway is up 20 percent over last year. The St. Lawrence Seaway Management Corporation reports that cargo shipments from March 20 to June 30 totaled more than 12…

FTA Taking Applications for $226.5M in Grant Funding to Improve Transit Bus Service

July 19, 2017 - in Transit, Transportation

The Federal Transit Administration said it is taking applications through Aug. 25 for about $226.5 million in competitive grant funding for transit bus projects nationwide, under a program to help replace and upgrade buses and related facilities. "Transit…

AASHTO Calls for ‘Simpler, More Reliable’ USDOT Process to Spur Use of TIFIA Project Loans

July 19, 2017 - in Transportation

The group that represents state departments of transportation wants to see the USDOT increase the federal share of financing projects under TIFIA, the department's main infrastructure loan program, and "develop a simpler, faster and more reliable application…

RIDOT Makes In-State Train Rides Free Rest of Year to Get Travelers Off Busy Highway

July 19, 2017 - in Transit, Transportation

The Rhode Island Department of Transportation is trying to increase traveler awareness of a transit option, and get more travelers off a busy highway, by giving free commuter rail rides through yearend on Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority trains…

Michael Baker International Improves Commute for Chesapeake Residents with Bridge Replacement and Boulevard Improvement Project

July 14, 2017 - in News, Transportation

Michael Baker International, a global leader in engineering, planning and consulting services, recently helped to provide a safer and more efficient commute for City of Chesapeake residents along Dominion Boulevard, U.S. Route 17 in Southeastern Virginia.…