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Revealed: The Highest Road in Every U.S. State

December 6, 2018 - in Roads, Transportation

Toronto, ON  - Geotab, a global leader in IoT and connected transportation, has launched a new study analyzing U.S. road data to identify the highest paved road in every state in America. The interactive piece, which also ranks the top ten most breathtaking…

NPA Releases Groundbreaking Study on New Ways to Reduce Congestion for Livable Cities

November 27, 2018 - in Roads, Transportation

New York, NY — The National Parking Association (NPA) today releases a groundbreaking study that demonstrates how parking can be applied as a shared…

Fluor-Led A27/A1 Motorways Widening Project Opens to Traffic in the Netherlands

November 21, 2018 - in Roads, Transportation

IRVING, Texas and AMSTERDAM – Fluor Corporation (NYSE: FLR) announced that the widened and upgraded A27/A1 motorways in the Netherlands has officially…

Report: Driving on Deteriorated Urban Roads Costing Motorists $1,049 Annually

October 22, 2018 - in Roads, Transportation

A new study issued by TRIP Inc. claims that driving on deteriorated urban roads costs U.S. motorists an average of $1,049 annually in additional vehicle repair needs, extra maintenance, higher fuel consumption and tire wear, plus accelerated vehicle deterioration…

Working Urgently and Methodically to Repair a Flood-damaged Highway

October 10, 2018 - in Roads, Transportation

By Doug Nintzel / ADOT Communications Less than 48 hours after flooding washed out a section of US 89 between Flagstaff and Page, I watched the first vehicle use a roadway restored through nonstop effort by ADOT personnel. As I had at other stages of…

NHTSA: 2017 Highway Fatalities Decline Even as VMT Increases

October 10, 2018 - in News, Roads, Transportation

Data released by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Oct. 3 indicates highway fatalities declined overall in 2017 after two consecutive years of large increases, with preliminary estimates for the first six months of 2018 indicating that the…

Video: TDOT Strike Force Team

October 9, 2018 - in Roads, Transportation, Video

In this edition of TDOT Topics, we offer a sneak peek at the Department's Strike Force team, a group of employees trained to respond to emergency conditions in Tennessee and surrounding states. We also provide an update on a major sinkhole along Interstate…

Validation of the Louisiana Interlayer Shear Strength Test for Tack Coat

October 2, 2018 - in Roads, Transportation

TRB's National Cooperative Highway Research Program (NCHRP) Research Report 878: Validation of the Louisiana Interlayer Shear Strength Test for Tack Coat evaluates and validates a test method to determine the interlayer shear strength of asphalt pavement layers.…

PennDOT Data Shows Pennsylvania Roundabouts Reducing Crashes, Injuries and Fatalities

September 28, 2018 - in Roads, Transportation

Harrisburg, PA – The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) today announced that according to department data, crashes, injuries, and fatalities decreased at 11 roundabouts after they were installed. "Our data shows that modern-day roundabouts…

Golden Gate Boulevard Improvement Project (Wilson Boulevard to 18th Street East) Wins Honor Award from Design-Build Institute of America

September 28, 2018 - in Awards, Roads, Transportation

The Golden Gate Boulevard Design-Build Improvement Project (east of Wilson Boulevard to 18th Street East) won an Honor Award in the Transportation Roadways Category for the 2018 Florida Region Design-Build Awards from Design-Build Institute of America (DBIA)…