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Revealed: The Highest Road in Every U.S. State

December 6, 2018 - in Roads, Transportation

Toronto, ON  - Geotab, a global leader in IoT and connected transportation, has launched a new study analyzing U.S. road data to identify the highest paved road in every state in America. The interactive piece, which also ranks the top ten most breathtaking…

Real Growth for Transportation Construction Market in 2019, ARTBA’s Chief Economist Says

December 6, 2018 - in News, Transportation

(WASHINGTON) - The U.S. transportation infrastructure market is expected to grow 4.2 percent in 2019, according to the annual economic forecast…

Alaska DOT&PF Earthquake Response Update

December 5, 2018 - in News, Transportation

(ANCHORAGE, Alaska) – The Alaska Department of Transportation & Public Facilities (DOT&PF) continues to focus on repairing infrastructure damaged…

PennDOT Announces Replacement of More than 500 Poor Condition Bridges

December 3, 2018 - in Bridges, Transportation

Harrisburg, PA – A significant project to replace 558 poor-condition bridges statewide is nearly complete, with 511 completed and open to traffic in the state's public-private partnership (P3) for bridges, the Rapid Bridge Replacement project, Pennsylvania…

House Sends Bill to Support U.S. Coast Guard and Maritime Transportation to the President

November 28, 2018 - in News, Transportation

Washington, D.C. - The House of Representatives today voted unanimously to send to the President’s desk a bipartisan, bicameral bill to reauthorize, support, and strengthen the U.S. Coast Guard and to reauthorize and update the authorities of the Federal…

NPA Releases Groundbreaking Study on New Ways to Reduce Congestion for Livable Cities

November 27, 2018 - in Roads, Transportation

New York, NY — The National Parking Association (NPA) today releases a groundbreaking study that demonstrates how parking can be applied as a shared mobility solution to reduce congestion. The study commissioned by NPA was authored by PricewaterhouseCoopers,…

Fluor-Led A27/A1 Motorways Widening Project Opens to Traffic in the Netherlands

November 21, 2018 - in Roads, Transportation

IRVING, Texas and AMSTERDAM – Fluor Corporation (NYSE: FLR) announced that the widened and upgraded A27/A1 motorways in the Netherlands has officially opened to traffic. The upgraded motorways connect Utrecht North and the Eemnes Junction, as well as the…

FHWA Proposed Rulemaking Would Give States ‘Greater Flexibility’ to use Proprietary or Patented Materials

November 21, 2018 - in News, Transportation

The Federal Highway Administration issued a notice of proposed rulemaking on Nov. 14 that it said will provide “greater flexibility” to state agencies to use “proprietary or patented materials” in Federal-aid projects. [Photo by Utah DOT.] Currently,…

GAO Issues Reports on Railroad Grade Crossing Programs, Inland Waterway Funding

November 21, 2018 - in News, Transportation

The Government Accountability Office issued two transportation-related reports in early November; one that called for “greater flexibility” in federal funding provided to the states for railroad grade crossing safety measures, with the other recommending…

Video: Idaho Transportation Department Summary

November 20, 2018 - in Transportation, Video

The second half of 2018 has been a very busy time around the Idaho Transportation Department, highlighted by some important milestones around the state. This video also takes a closer look at ITD's bridge inspection program from Twin Falls iconic Perrine Bridge.