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Video: State DOTs Still Need $50 Billion in Emergency Relief

May 25, 2020 - in Transportation, Video

In this On Time with Tymon video released May 18, 2020, Executive Director of the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials Jim Tymon reacts to passage of the “Health and Economic Recovery Omnibus Emergency Solutions” or “HEROES”…

Acrow Bridges Installed During Replacement of Unionport Bridge in the Bronx, NY are First Hydraulically-Driven Temporary Lift Bridges in the U.S.

May 22, 2020 - in Bridges, News, Transportation

Detour bridges will help mitigate traffic disruption in heavily traveled area and allow for continual access to boat traffic on Westchester Creek  …

President of Uruguay Launches BYD’s Electric Bus Fleet for CUTCSA, Uruguay’s Largest Operator

May 22, 2020 - in News, Transit, Transportation

Montevideo, Uruguay–On May 21, BYD and Abriley S.A.,a local distributor for Uruguay and pioneer in Latin American transport electrification, delivered…

Electric VTOL Aircraft Startup Archer Launches

May 21, 2020 - in News, Transportation

PALO ALTO, Calif. - Archer, an aerospace company building an all-electric vertical takeoff and landing aircraft focused on improving mobility in cities, today announced its official launch. Marc Lore, the CEO of Walmart eCommerce, is the largest investor in…

Transportation Leaders Across the Country Report 50-to-90% Reduction in Traffic and Revenues Due to COVID-19

May 21, 2020 - in COVID-19, News, Transportation

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The International Bridge, Tunnel and Turnpike Association (IBTTA), the worldwide association for the owners and operators of toll facilities and the businesses that serve tolling, today convened national, state and local transportation…

Woolpert Employing UAS to Conduct TMOSS Design Surveys to CDOT Standards

May 18, 2020 - in News, Transportation

The firm was contracted by Felsburg Holt & Ullevig to collect imagery for a new frontage road adjacent to I-25 in Castle Rock. CASTLE ROCK, Colo. (May 18, 2020) — Woolpert was hired to complete right-of-way (ROW) and TMOSS design surveys utilizing unmanned…

New Hours of Service Rule Will Speed Project Delivery While Maintaining Road Safety

May 18, 2020 - in News, Transportation

WASHINGTON — New updates to the federal “hours of service” rule will speed up construction of transportation improvement projects while maintaining road safety, according to the American Road & Transportation Builders Association (ARTBA).  …

Siemens Mobility and Ondas Networks bring next-gen wireless communications to North American Rail Market

May 15, 2020 - in News, Rail, Technology, Transportation

Ondas Networks’ Mission-Critical IoT (MC-IoT) radio technology to be featured in new Siemens-branded portfolio of radio products – available by year-end. Portfolio will include new dual-mode radios that implement Siemens Mobility’s ATCS protocols with…

Acrow Bridge Providing Detour Access During Federal Project on Hawaiian Island of Kauai

May 15, 2020 - in Bridges, News, Transportation

Temporary bridge was built in only eight days and expected to be in use through the completion of the replacement of the existing Kapa’a Stream Bridge     (Parsippany, New Jersey) – Acrow Bridge, a leading international bridge engineering and…

AASHTO Issues Updated LRFD Bridge Design Guide

May 14, 2020 - in Bridges, News, Transportation

The American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials recently released the 9th edition of its LRFD Bridge Design Specifications guide, which employs the load and resistance factor design or LRFD methodology in the design, evaluation, and…