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Michael Baker International Selected for I-635 Improvement Project to Assist in Expansion of Dallas Region

July 13, 2016 - in Design/Engineering, Projects, Roads

Dallas, July 12, 2016—Michael Baker International, a global leader in engineering, planning and consulting services, is playing a critical role in the growth of a 33-mile stretch of Interstate 635 (I-635) in Dallas. The company was awarded a $2.75-million,…

West Virginia Road Damage Tops $46 Million

July 8, 2016 - in Analysis, Corporate, Maintenance, Roads

CHARLESTON—The West Virginia Division of Highways announces that road damage from recent flooding now totals $46,859,290. More than a dozen contractors…

Arizona on Track for Federal Grant Advancing I-10 Improvements

July 7, 2016 - in Corporate, Planning, Roads

Arizona is on track to receive a $54 million federal grant helping fund two key widening projects, and adding traffic-management technology that includes…

Dewberry Selected for Garden State Parkway Contract

July 6, 2016 - in Construction, Corporate, Roads

Dewberry has been selected by the New Jersey Turnpike Authority to provide supervision of construction services for bridge repairs and resurfacing to the Garden State Parkway (GSP) from milepost 126 to 172 in Middlesex, Union, Essex, Passaic, and Bergen Counties.…

Researchers Test Pig Manure as Road Pavement Additive

July 6, 2016 - in Corporate, Roads

Pig farmers around the world have a major complaint and it involves the ever-present challenge of what to do with the nearly 43 billion gallons of pig excrement, or manure, that is generated every year. Professor Elle Fini and a team of researchers at North…

Atkins to Help CDOT Redefine Safety and Mobility for Colorado’s Transportation System

June 23, 2016 - in Design/Engineering, Projects, Roads

Atkins has been selected to advise Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) in transforming the state’s aging transportation system into one of the safest and most reliable in the nation. CDOT recently selected Atkins to provide program support for their…

Laing O’Rourke to Deliver Major Part of Western Australia’s NorthLink WA Roads Program

June 16, 2016 - in Design/Engineering, Projects, Roads

West Australian Minister for Transport Dean Nalder confirmed today that Great Northern Connect, a joint venture between Laing O’Rourke and BGC Contracting, is the preferred contractor for NorthLink WA central section. The project comprises the first section…

U.S. Department of Transportation Announces $2 Million for Emergency Repairs to Federal Roads in Idaho, Oregon and Washington

June 7, 2016 - in Corporate, Maintenance, Roads

WASHINGTON – U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx today announced the immediate availability of $2 million in Emergency Relief (ER) funds from the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) to stabilize and repair roads damaged by heavy rains on federal…

SCDOT Prepared for Tropical Storm Response

June 7, 2016 - in Corporate, Maintenance, Roads

The South Carolina Department of Transportation (SCDOT) will have crews working around the clock along the SC coast beginning Monday night, June 6, to respond to potentially adverse road conditions caused by Tropical Storm Colin. SCDOT crews will monitor conditions…

U.S. Driving Totals Eclipse Prior Record

May 31, 2016 - in Corporate, Maintenance, Roads

WASHINGTON – New data released today by the U.S. Department of Transportation’s (USDOT) Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) show that U.S. driving reached 746 billion miles in the first three months of 2016, beating the previous record of 720.1 billion…