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New I-40 Pavement Sensors Helping ADOT Identify and Address Ice Before it Forms

February 17, 2017 - in Roads, Transportation

PHOENIX – Sensors installed at three Interstate 40 locations west of Flagstaff are helping the Arizona Department of Transportation forecast the likelihood of ice forming and respond accordingly. The combination of freezing temperatures and moisture means…

HNTB Delivers Rapid and Iterative Conceptual Designs for new I-84/ Route 8 Interchange with OpenRoads ConceptStation(Bentley Systems)

January 24, 2017 - in Roads

EXTON, Pa. — Bentley Systems, Incorporated, announced that, the I-84 and SR-8 interchange, which provides access to downtown Waterbury, Connecticut,…

New FHWA Rules Aim to Improve Performance of Nation’s Highway System

January 12, 2017 - in Roads, Transportation

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) today released two final rules outlining new performance…

New Plan to Replace 6/10 Interchange in Providence Addresses Community, Safety Concerns

December 12, 2016 - in Roads, Transportation

Governor Gina M. Raimondo joined today with Providence Mayor Jorge O. Elorza and Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) Director Peter Alviti to announce a new road design for the 6/10 Interchange that keeps motorists safe, preserves project budget…

Federal Highway Administration Opens Phase 2 of Johnson County Gateway Project in Kansas City Area

December 1, 2016 - in Roads, Transportation

Deputy Federal Highway Administrator David S. Kim today joined state and local officials to cut a ceremonial ribbon to open the Johnson County Gateway project’s second phase outside Kansas City, which includes two brand new interchanges linking Interstates…

US Route 35 Project Employs 300 from Construction and Consulting Engineering Firms

October 12, 2016 - in Roads, Transportation

CHARLESTON – Construction of the final nearly 15-mile section of US Route 35 in Mason and Putnam counties is currently employing 300 people from construction and consulting companies. At $174.4 million, the project is the second largest awarded contract…

DelDOT Awarded $10.4M from FHWA to Accelerate Work on Highway Projects

September 21, 2016 - in Roads, Transportation

The Delaware Department of Transportation (DelDOT) announces that the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) has awarded DelDOT $10.4 million to accelerate work on transportation projects in Delaware. Governor Jack Markell said, "With support from the bipartisan…

Massachusetts DOT Approves Reconstruction of I-95 in Canton

September 15, 2016 - in Roads, Transportation

The Massachusetts Department of Transportation Board of Directors approved a $44.2 million contract with SPS New England to reconstruct the I-95/Dedham Street Interchange in Canton and three bridges. The purpose of the project is to improve access to the Route…

Nebraska DOR Announces Availability of Additional $40 Million in Federal Transportation Funding

September 8, 2016 - in Roads, Transportation

The Nebraska Department of Roads (NDOR) announced more than $40 million of additional funds are available to meet transportation needs across the state in the next three years.   When states do not fully utilize their federal funds in a given year, the…

State Transportation Department Announces Geico Sponsorship Of “Text Stops”

September 2, 2016 - in Roads, Transportation

New York State Department of Transportation Commissioner Matthew J. Driscoll today announced that GEICO is sponsoring “Text Stops” along state highways operated by the department, helping to discourage texting while driving and providing nearly $1.3 million…