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Oklahoma Legislature Cuts DOT Budget Less Than Planned

June 14, 2017 - in Financial, News

The Oklahoma Department of Transportation will have to absorb a spending cut of more than $150 million as a result of the Legislature's budget actions, but ODOT Executive Director Mike Patterson said that cut is about $100 million less than lawmakers had initially…

Reports Outline Vital Information About Investing in Roads, Bridges

March 20, 2017 - in Transportation

SALEM – Oregon’s transportation system is critical to the economy: one in five jobs in the state is transportation- and trade-related, and as a trade-dependent…

New Reports from Oregon DOT Outline Vital Information About Investing in Roads, Bridges

March 17, 2017 - in Transportation

SALEM – Oregon’s transportation system is critical to the economy: one in five jobs in the state is transportation- and trade-related, and as a trade-dependent…

Oregon Distracted Driving Task Force Releases Report with Recommendations

March 6, 2017 - in Transportation

SALEM — It started in early 2015 and did not relent in 2016: a tragic spike in traffic fatalities in Oregon that harkens back to older times, when people didn’t wear seatbelts and driving fast was cool. The Oregon Department of Transportation put out a…

Woolpert Contracted to Rehabilitate and Protect Covered Bridges

November 22, 2016 - in Bridges, Transportation

MONROE COUNTY, Ohio — Woolpert was hired by Monroe County to rehabilitate two historic covered bridges, and has been assisting the Ohio Department of Transportation (ODOT) and the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) with a project to help preserve and…

ODOT and Disability Rights Oregon Join Forces to Make State’s Transportation System More Accessible to People with Disabilities

November 4, 2016 - in Transportation

 SALEM, Ore.- In the largest commitment to an accessible transportation system in state history, the Oregon Department of Transportation, Disability Rights Oregon and the Association of Oregon Centers for Independent Living have reached a proposed agreement…

Road User Fee Task Force Recommends Expansion of OReGO, Oregon’s Road Usage Charge Program

September 23, 2016 - in Transportation

SALEM, Ore. – Oregon’s Road User Fee Task Force (RUFTF) today recommended a model for expanding OReGO, Oregon’s Road Usage Charge Program. The model would implement a per-mile fee for all new vehicles rated at 20 miles per gallon or better beginning…

OReGO Awarded FAST Act Grant of $2.1 Million

August 31, 2016 - in Transportation

SALEM, Ore. – The Federal Highway Administration today awarded the Oregon Department of Transportation (ODOT) $2.1 million to further develop OReGO, the nation’s premier Road Usage Charge Program.   “One of our nation’s biggest challenges is how…

Oklahoma Unveils a New Online Map Portal

There’s a lot to explore within the Oklahoma Department of Transportation’s new online map portal. From navigating bridge data to checking out upcoming construction projects and viewing a map of every railroad crossing in the state, the department is increasing…

Woolpert to Design Bridge Widening, Interchange Improvement

October 21, 2015 - in Bridges, Corporate, Design/Engineering

BROOKVILLE, Ohio, Oct. 21, 2015—The Ohio Department of Transportation (ODOT) has contracted with Woolpert to prepare full-scale design plans for the widening of Arlington Road Bridge on County Road 9 over Interstate 70 in Montgomery County. The design and…