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BTS Releases National Transportation Noise Map

March 23, 2017 - in Transportation

The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Bureau of Transportation Statistics’ (BTS) initial National Transportation Noise Map, released today, shows that more than 97 percent of the U.S. population has the potential to be exposed to noise from aviation…

Nevada DOT Launches Redesigned Website

March 23, 2017 - in Transportation

CARSON CITY, Nev. –The Nevada Department of Transportation this week launched a newly-redesigned nevadadot.com website providing quicker and easier…

Rhode Island DOT Not Moving Forward with Hopkinton Travel Plaza

March 23, 2017 - in Transportation

The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) today asked the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) to rescind RIDOT'S application for a $9 million…

Michael Baker International Launches Next Phase of Rancho Mission Viejo LLC $4.4 Million Contract to Enhance Infrastructure in South Orange County, California

March 22, 2017 - in Bridges, News, Projects

Irvine, Calif. – Michael Baker International, a global leader in engineering, planning and consulting services, today announced that work is underway for the next phase of a $4.4 million contract by Rancho Mission Viejo LLC (RMV) for a new roadway called…

Traffic Sensors Will Aid Traffic Flow on I-15 During Upcoming Construction

March 21, 2017 - in News, Products, Transportation

POCATELLO – To aid traffic flow for tens of thousands of drivers during upcoming construction on Interstate 15 in eastern Idaho, the Idaho Transportation Department (ITD) is turning to new technology. Bluetooth-based roadway sensors in the Interstate 15…

Reports Outline Vital Information About Investing in Roads, Bridges

March 20, 2017 - in Transportation

SALEM – Oregon’s transportation system is critical to the economy: one in five jobs in the state is transportation- and trade-related, and as a trade-dependent state we rely heavily on exports from farms, forests and factories to support jobs. Two new…

Atlas Copco Wins Orders for Key Colombian Road Projects

March 20, 2017 - in Roads, Transportation

Stockholm, Sweden, March 17, 2017: Atlas Copco, a leading provider of sustainable productivity solutions, has won several orders for equipment that will be used in the construction of vital road projects in Colombia as the country is building up its infrastructure.…

Arup and Mabey Deliver First Rapid Assembly, Polymer, Modular Bridge

March 20, 2017 - in Bridges, Transportation

The world’s first modular glass-fibre, reinforced polymer bridge has been launched by Arup and Mabey, with Mabey becoming the first licensed distribution partner. The post-tensioned bridge is designed to be assembled in hard to reach sites where large cranes…

New Reports from Oregon DOT Outline Vital Information About Investing in Roads, Bridges

March 17, 2017 - in Transportation

SALEM – Oregon’s transportation system is critical to the economy: one in five jobs in the state is transportation- and trade-related, and as a trade-dependent state we rely heavily on exports from farms, forests and factories to support jobs. Two new…

Precast Concrete Highway Slabs Expedite Largest Project of this Type in North America

March 16, 2017 - in News, Projects, Transportation

PASADENA, Calif. (MARCH 2017) – Precast concrete highway pavement slabs are increasing in popularity for use in rapid highway construction. This is, in part, the result of many state departments of transportation recognizing the efficiency of the precast…