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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 in the Big Thompson Canyon and, in the process, have little impact to travelers during the busy summer season.…

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…

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…

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…

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…