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NCDOT Seeks Public Input on 10-year Transportation Plan

February 20, 2019 - in Transportation

The public has a chance to learn more about and comment on the N.C. Department of Transportation’s draft 10-year transportation plan for 2020-2029, called the State Transportation Improvement Program. Over the next three weeks, each of the department’s…

Tennessee Department of Transportation Turns to PlanGrid to Boost Productivity on Infrastructure Construction Across the State

February 20, 2019 - in News, Projects, Transportation

PlanGrid’s construction productivity software is now mandated on all TDOT projects, empowering stakeholders to collaborate efficiently on civil infrastructure…

Michigan DOT I-94 Bridge Team Honored with Award

February 19, 2019 - in Awards, Bridges, Transportation

The I-94 Modernization Advanced Bridges Project Team within the Michigan Department of Transportation recently received the 2018 MDOT-ACEC Partnership…

Ballard-Powered New Flyer Fuel Cell Electric Buses Ready to Deliver Zero-Emission Transit Throughout United States

February 13, 2019 - in News, Transportation

VANCOUVER and ALTOONA, PA-  Ballard Power Systems (NASDAQ: BLDP; TSX: BLDP) today announced that the New Flyer Industries Canada ULC and New Flyer of America Inc. (collectively "New Flyer") 40-foot and 60-foot Xcelsior fuel cell-electric buses (FCEBs),…

Report Encourages Electrification of Nevada’s Transportation System

February 12, 2019 - in News, Transportation

A 69-page report funded by the Governor’s Office of Energy suggests that Nevada should plan to “electrify” its transportation system in part through electricity generated from solar and geothermal sources. [Above photo by the Nevada DOT.] “Electrifying…

Acrow Modular Bridge Maintains Passage of Residential and Commercial Traffic in Port-au-Prince, Haiti

February 8, 2019 - in Bridges, Transportation

(Parsippany, New Jersey) – Acrow Bridge, a leading international bridge engineering and supply company, today announced one of its bridges was recently re-installed as a critical detour structure during construction on Route Soleil 9 in Port-au-Prince, Haiti.…

T&I Hearing Highlights Importance of Addressing Current & Future Needs of America’s Infrastructure

February 8, 2019 - in Featured, News, Transportation

Washington, D.C. - Today’s first hearing in the 116th Congress of the Transportation and Infrastructure Committee highlighted the importance of finding solutions to America’s infrastructure needs; solutions that include the safe integration of innovative…

U.S. Department of Transportation Announces $705.7 Million in Emergency Relief for Road and Bridge Repairs

February 7, 2019 - in Bridges, News, Transportation

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Transportation’s (USDOT) Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) today announced more than $705.7 million in Emergency Relief (ER) funds to help 34 states, as well as American Samoa, Puerto Rico, and the U.S. Virgin…

Ranking Member Graves in The Hill: Improving America’s Infrastructure to Break Washington Gridlock

February 6, 2019 - in Featured, Transportation

BY REP. SAM GRAVES (R-MO.), OPINION CONTRIBUTOR News coverage of Washington today focuses on gridlock.  Frequently ignored is the fact that there are issues where members of Congress from both parties and the administration have worked together recently…

Statement by ARTBA President & CEO Dave Bauer on President Trump’s State of the Union Address

February 6, 2019 - in News, Transportation

WASHINGTON - American Road & Transportation Builders Association President & CEO Dave Bauer issued the following statement relating to President Trump’s State of the Union address:  “Good public policy is most often achieved when…