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Modest Growth for 2018 Transportation Construction Market, ARTBA Forecast Finds

December 4, 2017 - in Featured, Transportation

(WASHINGTON) - The U.S. transportation infrastructure market is anticipated to rebound slightly next year, following a 2.8 percent drop in 2017, according to the American Road & Transportation Builders Association’s economic forecast released Nov.…

Texas DOT Commits to AutoTURN Pro Swept Path Software

December 4, 2017 - in Transportation

Vancouver, Canada - Transoft Solutions is pleased to announce an important software licensing agreement with the Texas Department of Transportation. TxDOT’s…

Four More Neo-Panamax Cranes Arrive at the Port of Savannah

November 28, 2017 - in Transportation

Savannah, Ga. - Four additional Neo-Panamax cranes sailed into the Port of Savannah last week, with a 50- by 100-foot American flag across the side.…

Trump Seeks $44B in New Disaster Aid Including USDOT, With $1B Cut in Highway Funds

November 23, 2017 - in Featured, Transportation

President Trump asked Congress Nov. 17 to appropriate another $44 billion in supplemental disaster aid that includes funds for storm-damaged transportation systems, but would help offset that new spending by stripping $1 billion from normal federal-aid highway…

Louisiana DOTD Opens Rebuilt St. Helena Parish Bridge, Damaged in 2016 Floods

November 23, 2017 - in Bridges, Transportation

The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development has reopened the Beaver Creek Bridge on La. 10 in St. Helena Parish that "had to be completely rebuilt following irreparable damage during the catastrophic August 2016 floods." The $2.1 million project…

AASHTO: Congress Misses Tax Reform Opportunity to Address Infrastructure Crisis

November 23, 2017 - in Transportation

The trade group that represents state departments of transportation told congressional leaders they should use tax reform "to address the nation's transportation investment crisis," but instead have proposed bills that not only miss the opportunity but would…

Fluor Joint Venture Selected for Boston Green Line Rail Extension Project

November 23, 2017 - in Corporate, Transit, Transportation

IRVING, Texas – Fluor Corporation (NYSE: FLR) announced today that a Fluor-led joint venture was selected by the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA) as the design-build team for the estimated $2 billion Green Line Light Rail Extension in Boston.…

Stroock Hosts Forum on State of New York’s Mass Transit System and How Best to Synch Transit Development with Region’s Economic Growth

November 23, 2017 - in Event Coverage, Transit, Transportation

NEW YORK – Tackling policy and economic issues around a subject impacting most New Yorkers’ lives, law firm Stroock convened a lively discussion on how to make New York’s mass transit system a growth agent and economic engine for the city and region.…

International Construction Works // USA Wins an Award for ‘Sustainability Initiative of the Year’ Category

November 22, 2017 - in Awards, Transportation

Anyone who owns a car or has taken the metro has already experienced underground space. If “tunnels” are a common concept and may look alike one another; behind the curtains, civil engineers, designers, architects, urban planners and the global build industry…

Kepler51 Analytics Releases Winter Disruption Outlook Report for Transportation

November 22, 2017 - in Transportation

Austin, Texas - Kepler51 Analytics today announced the release of its Winter 2017-2018 Transportation Outlook, in collaboration with MetCon, LLC. The Winter Transportation Outlook and Daily Transportation Disruption Reports are tailored by Kepler51 meteorologists…