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​Innovative Paving Pilot Underway Due to Wolf Administration’s ‘Road MaP’ Initiative

June 16, 2017 - in Roads, Transportation

Kittanning, PA – Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) officials today discussed an innovative paving method being deployed for the first time in Armstrong County to improve nearly five miles of rural roadway. The pilot, using Recycled Asphalt…

USDOT Asks Transportation Stakeholders to Identify ‘Obstacles’ to Building Projects

June 14, 2017 - in Transportation

The U.S. Department of Transportation issued a formal request for industry stakeholders to help federal officials "identify unnecessary obstacles to transportation…

Trump’s Infrastructure Push Goes From White House to Ohio River to USDOT

June 14, 2017 - in Transportation

The White House issued additional information about what it wants to see in a new infrastructure investment package, as President Trump, Transportation…

Michael Baker International Creates Safer Roadway with Widening of Highway 70 in Central Arkansas

June 13, 2017 - in Projects, Transportation

Pittsburgh (June 13, 2017) - Michael Baker International, a global leader in engineering, planning and consulting services, is playing a critical role in the transformation of the heavily traveled Highway 70 between Interstate 30 and the City of Hot Springs,…

Transportation Construction Coalition Statement on Graves-Norton Highway Trust Fund Letter 

June 13, 2017 - in Featured, News, Roads, Transportation

(WASHINGTON)—The Transportation Construction Coalition commends the 253 bipartisan members of the House of Representative who joined together to advocate for a long-term solution to the Highway Trust Fund’s structural revenue deficit.   …

RIDOT Seeking Proposals For Next-Generation Transportation Systems, Including Autonomous Vehicles

June 13, 2017 - in Transportation

The transportation technology of tomorrow could be coming to Rhode Island, as the Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) today issued a Request for Information (RFI) from companies with expertise in connected and autonomous vehicles (CAV) and other…

Innovative Partnership Delivering South Mountain Freeway Sooner

June 13, 2017 - in Roads, Transportation

PHOENIX – Less than six months after major construction began on the state’s largest single highway project ever, progress on the Loop 202 South Mountain Freeway has been swift. In Ahwatukee Foothills, future interchanges are taking shape at 17th Avenue…

NASA’s TASAR Trial Takes Flight on Alaska Airlines With Installation of UTC Aerospace Systems’ Aircraft Data Management Solution

June 13, 2017 - in Transportation

CHARLOTTE, N.C. - UTC Aerospace Systems, a unit of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX), today announced that Alaska Airlines has completed installation of the company's advanced Aircraft Data Management (ADM) solution on three of its 737NG aircraft. The…

UAS Improves Project Efficiency in Complex Runway Redesign

With the recent addition of new pilots across multiple disciplines at Woolpert, we are constantly leveraging unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) technology for new applications. In particular, we are focusing on how we can integrate the imagery and data produced…

Route 66 Corridor Preservation Program to Expire in 2 years

June 12, 2017 - in News, Transportation

BAXTER SPRINGS, Kan. (AP) — One of Baxter Springs' most iconic stops on its most iconic highway owes a lot to a federal program that could soon reach the end of its road. Likewise for historic sites in Carthage and elsewhere along Route 66, which linked…