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House Sends Bill Repealing Burdensome MPO Rule to the President

April 28, 2017 - in Corporate, News, Transportation

Washington - A bill to repeal regulatory mandates on Metropolitan Planning Organizations (MPOs) and keep decision-making authority for transportation improvements at the local level overwhelmingly passed the U.S. House of Representatives by a vote of 417 to…

Michael Baker International Pioneers Drone Activity at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport to Gather Runway Improvement Data

April 27, 2017 - in Transportation

Pittsburgh (April 27, 2017) - Michael Baker International, a global leader in engineering, planning and consulting services, recently marked a significant…

BTS Statistics Release: 4th-Quarter 2016 Air Fare Data

April 27, 2017 - in Transportation

The average domestic air fare decreased to $347 in the fourth quarter of 2016, down 6.1 percent from $369 in the fourth quarter of 2015, adjusted for…

136.8-foot Super-Girders Used to Replace Washington’s Miles Creston Bridge

April 27, 2017 - in Bridges, Construction, Transportation

LINCOLN COUNTY, Wash. - As part of the Lincoln County Bridge Replacement Program, Oldcastle Precast of Spokane, Washington fabricated 136.8-foot-long prestressed concrete super-girders for the new Miles Creston Bridge in Lincoln County, Washington. The term…

T.Y. Lin International Wins 2017 ACEC Honor Award for Sellwood Bridge Replacement

April 26, 2017 - in Corporate, News, Transportation

SAN FRANCISCO –T.Y. Lin International (TYLI), a globally recognized, full-service infrastructure consulting firm, announces that the Sellwood Bridge Replacement project (Sellwood Bridge) in Portland, Oregon, has received an Honor Award in the 2017 Engineering…

BTS’s National Transportation Statistics Updated

April 24, 2017 - in Transportation

The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS) today updated National Transportation Statistics (NTS) – a web-only reference guide to national-level transportation data. NTS, updated quarterly, includes a wide range of…

Urban Solar Wins RFP to Supply Bus Stop Lighting Systems for Orange County

April 24, 2017 - in Transit, Transportation

ORANGE COUNTY, CA – Urban Solar is pleased to announce it has been awarded a three-year contract to supply its PV Stop lighting systems to the Orange County Transportation Authority (OCTA) after successfully winning a competitive solicitation. OCTA chose…

Georgia DOT Unveils Schedule for Major Mobility Investment Program

April 24, 2017 - in Transportation

ATLANTA – Today, the Georgia Department of Transportation outlined an accelerated schedule for delivery of 11 major transportation infrastructure projects that will add capacity and improve mobility in several key regions around the state. These projects,…

U.S. Engineering and Project Management Firm CH2M Recognized for Contributions to $9.6 Billion Annual U.S.–Poland Trade and Economic Exchange

April 24, 2017 - in News, Projects, Transportation

New York, NY–The Consulate General of the Republic of Poland in New York recognized leaders of the multibillion dollar U.S. –Poland economic exchange during the 3rd Annual Polish-American Business Gala. More than 300 representatives of leading U.S., European,…

Tappan Zee Bridge Stay Cable Installation

April 19, 2017 - in Bridges, Video

Crews have finished installing the stay cables on the westbound span of the new Tappan Zee Bridge, the first portion of the bridge set to open later this year. The last of the 96 stay cables, the long metal strands hung off the new bridge's main span towers…