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AECOM Executive Vice President Matt Cummings Elected 2017-2018 ARTBA Chairman

September 20, 2017 - in News, People, Roads, Transportation

(WASHINGTON)— Matthew (Matt) G. Cummings, a Philadelphia-based executive vice president with global infrastructure company AECOM, has been elected 2017-2018 American Road & Transportation Builders Association (ARTBA) chairman. The association made…

FTA Launches Cooperative Equipment Purchase Pilot for Nonprofit Transit Providers

September 20, 2017 - in Transit, Transportation

The Federal Transit Administration is taking "expressions of interest" through Oct. 23 for a voluntary pilot program in which small nonprofit transit…

RIDOT Completes Project Two Months Early, $300K Under Budget

September 20, 2017 - in Roads, Transportation

The Rhode Island Department of Transportation joined with state and local officials to celebrate completion in South Kingstown of its High Street and…

State DOTs Support Florida as FDOT Crews Work to Reopen Irma-Closed Roads

September 20, 2017 - in Featured, Transportation

As Hurricane Irma was bearing down on Florida with high winds, heavy rains and an unusually wide path of likely destruction, Florida Department of Transportation Secretary Mike Dew reached out Sept. 9 to a network of other state DOT chiefs to see what help…

FHWA Decision on Highway Safety Equipment Cost Recovery Will Improve Safety & Promote Innovation, ARTBA Says

September 19, 2017 - in Featured, Roads, Transportation

(WASHINGTON)— A Sept. 8 Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) decision will improve safety for workers and motorists, and encourage competition and innovation in both the public and private sectors by allowing funding for new classes of construction and…

WYDOT’s 511 Map Now Features Alternative Fuel Locations

September 19, 2017 - in Transportation

Drivers with alternative fuel vehicles can now find locations in the state where they can fuel up by visiting the Wyoming Department of Transportation’s 511 Travel Information map. The map’s new “Alternative Fuel Sites” layer shows alternative fuel…

ADOT Partners with Tucson-Area Tribe on Construction Academy

September 19, 2017 - in News, People, Transportation

TUCSON – Twenty-seven members of the Pascua Yaqui Tribe earned their certification to work as flaggers on tribal construction projects through a free Construction Academy sponsored by the Arizona Department of Transportation. After completing a series of…

Hurricane Irma Recovery Efforts by USDOT & FAA in the Caribbean

September 15, 2017 - in Featured, Transportation

In the wake of Hurricane Irma's destructive path through the Caribbean, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is supporting storm recovery efforts in the U.S. Virgin Islands with a fully-staffed mobile air traffic control tower at Cyril E. King International…

Congratulations to the ASCE Bridges Photo Contest Viewer’s Choice Award Winner

September 14, 2017 - in Awards, Bridges, Transportation

ASCE members have chosen a striking winter photo of the 1866 New Portland Wire Bridge in New Portland, Maine, winner of the 2017 Viewer's Choice Award. See Vijay Jeyakrishnan's photo and all of the ASCE Bridges Photo Contest winners on ASCE's Facebook page.…

MoDOT Launches Statewide Survey for Long Range Transportation Plan

September 14, 2017 - in Transportation

JEFFERSON CITY – The Missouri Department of Transportation today launched a statewide survey to solicit public input about the vision for the state’s transportation priorities. The Long Range Transportation Plan (LRTP) is a federally required process that…