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Active Mudslide Covers Idaho Road

April 12, 2017 - in Featured, Roads, Video

Idaho Transportation Department (ITD) crews were on scene with cameras rolling as a hillside broke free and covered a section of U.S. 95 south of Bonners Ferry on Friday, April 7, 2017.

Fluor Wins Bid-Build U.S. 287 Infrastructure Project in Texas

April 6, 2017 - in Projects, Roads, Transportation

IRVING, Texas –Fluor Corporation (NYSE: FLR) announced today that it has been awarded a bid-build contract in Texas for the construction of the Texas…

Colorado DOT Unveils Plan to Cut Nearly Two Years Off US 34 Canyon Construction

April 3, 2017 - in Roads, Transportation

LARIMER COUNTY—The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) is looking to cut more than a year off the expected permanent reconstruction on US 34…

Drone Video Footage Helps Washington State Engineers Monitor Unstable Rock Slide Area

March 29, 2017 - in Roads

When part of a steep hillside gave way March 13 in southwestern Washington and emptied debris onto part of State Route 503 near Woodland, the Washington State Department of Transportation needed to assess slope conditions before trying to clear the road. So…

Atlas Copco Wins Orders for Key Colombian Road Projects

March 20, 2017 - in Roads, Transportation

Stockholm, Sweden, March 17, 2017: Atlas Copco, a leading provider of sustainable productivity solutions, has won several orders for equipment that will be used in the construction of vital road projects in Colombia as the country is building up its infrastructure.…

Skilled-Up Mastic Asphalters Reap The Benefits

March 1, 2017 - in Roads, Transportation

The construction industry may well face a massive skills challenge in the coming years, but for those who try their hand and learn how to apply mastic asphalt, they will gain a much-needed skill, earn a decent wage and have plenty of job opportunities across…

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, is a critical link to the US interstate system. Originally designed and constructed in the 1960s with a stacked…

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 measures to improve the condition of the nation’s roads and bridges and assess travel reliability, congestion…

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…