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Final Thoughts: Bridges: Overcoming Gaps Literally and Metaphorically

June 12, 2017 - in Articles, Column

The main theme of this issue of Informed Infrastructure is “bridges,” which allow people to cross rivers that used to be barriers. They provide a way to span a gap or valley rather than travel long distances around them. Bridges allow different modes of…

U.S. Transportation Secretary Foxx Announces TIGER Awards Nearly $500 Million in Grants to Projects Focused on Safety and Economic Opportunity

August 1, 2016 - in Transportation

WASHINGTON – U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx announced today nearly $500 million will be made available for transportation projects across…

Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) Announces Availability of $8.9 Million for Tribal Transportation Grants

July 25, 2016 - in Transportation

A Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO) that appeared in the Federal Register this week announced the availability of $8.9 million in competitive grants…

Midtown Tunnel Opens to One Lane of Traffic; Lane Opens Six Months Ahead of Schedule

July 22, 2016 - in Roads, Transportation

PASADENA, CA – Parsons, in partnership with the Virginia Department of Transportation, is pleased to announce that one westbound lane of traffic is now open in the new, 4,300‑ft-long Midtown Tunnel under the Elizabeth River, which connects U.S. Route 58…

First Train Beam Installed at MiamiCentral

July 20, 2016 - in Rail, Transportation

MIAMI – June 20, 2016 – The first of 247 massive precast concrete beams (also known as Florida I Beams or FIBs) was lifted into place at MiamiCentral Monday afternoon, as the 11-acre transportation hub continues to take shape in Downtown Miami. The beams…

Dewberry Announces the Promotion of Brian Jecker

July 15, 2016 - in People

Dewberry has announced the promotion of Brian Jecker, PE, DBIA, to associate vice president and business unit manager in the firm's New Haven, Connecticut, office. In his new position, Jecker will be responsible for management of the office's daily operations…

Arcadis North America Expands Leadership Team in Chicago

July 12, 2016 - in People

Chicago, July 12, 2016 – Arcadis announced today the expansion of its leadership team in Chicago and the relocation of its Chicago team into a larger office space along the city’s famed Michigan Avenue. Arcadis, the leading global design and consultancy…

Missouri Transportation Program Focuses on Safety, System Preservation

July 8, 2016 - in Financial, Planning, Transportation

ST. LOUIS - The Statewide Transportation Improvement Program, or "STIP," approved today by the Missouri Highways and Transportation Commission, is focused on safety and the preservation of the existing system of state highways and bridges. The 2017-2021 STIP…

Transportation Planning Research Addresses Pre- and Post-Sandy Climate Change Adaptations

In October 2012, Hurricane Sandy wreaked havoc on the East Coast of the United States, leaving in its wake flattened dunes, chewed-up boardwalks, washed-out roads, twisted carnival rides, tangled power lines, sodden furniture and toppled cabanas. Scenes from…

HNTB Adds Senior Transportation Planner, Peter Bruno, to Growing Atlanta Office

July 5, 2016 - in People, Transportation

ATLANTA, July , 2016 – Peter Bruno joined HNTB Corporation’s Atlanta transportation planning team as a senior project manager. Bruno brings more than 25 years of experience that includes multimodal transportation operations planning, business development,…