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Repeal of Proprietary Products Rule Will Promote Innovation & Provide States More Flexibility, ARTBA Says

January 16, 2019 - in News, Transportation

(WASHINGTON) - The repeal of a 103-year old federal procurement rule would remove a major regulatory roadblock and “spur investment in and deployment of new technologies that promise to help advance safety, alleviate traffic congestion and improve our…

Acrow Supplies Permanent Bridge to Replace Structure Destroyed in Tubbs Fire in California

January 15, 2019 - in Bridges, Transportation

(Parsippany, New Jersey) – Acrow Bridge, a leading international bridge engineering and supply company, has announced one of its modular steel bridges…

Oregon Department of Transportation Expands Use of DT Research High Accuracy GNSS Rugged Tablets Statewide

January 15, 2019 - in News, Products, Transportation

Washington D.C., 2019 Transportation Research Board Annual Meeting – DT Research, the leading designer and manufacturer of purpose-built computing…

Federal Shutdown Impacting Project Planning for State DOTs

January 14, 2019 - in Featured, News, Transportation

As the partial shutdown of the federal government over border wall funding stretches past 20 days, some state departments of transportation are beginning to curtail planning for new projects while several mass transit systems are scrambling as many rely on…

Gannett Fleming Leads the Way with ODOT TSMO Plan

January 14, 2019 - in News, Transportation

(Columbus, Ohio) - Gannett Fleming recently completed the Ohio Department of Transportation (ODOT) transportation systems management and operations (TSMO) plan, setting a new standard for the industry.“What makes this ODOT TSMO plan so important is that…

State Transportation Officials Announce Projects for Next Decade

January 14, 2019 - in Transportation

RALEIGH – The state has included more than 1,600 transportation projects in the draft 2020-2029 transportation plan, which was released at Thursday’s regular Board of Transportation meeting. The State Transportation Improvement Program (STIP) is the N.C.…

Critical Issues in Transportation 2019

January 9, 2019 - in News, Transportation

TRB has released Critical Issues in Transportation 2019. In this report, which is updated periodically by the TRB Executive Committee, a series of challenging questions are posed to explore issues and opportunities that may arise 10 to 20 years into the future.…

AGC Contractor Survey Predicts Growth for Transportation and Utility Construction

January 8, 2019 - in News, Transportation

A survey of 1,300 contractors in 49 states and the District of Columbia found that most are “confident” construction demand will increase in 2019 across most industrial sectors, especially for highway, water and sewer, and transportation facility projects.…

3D-Printed Vehicles and the Evolution of Transportation

January 7, 2019 - in Transportation, Video

Technology is moving the evolution of transportation at a faster and faster pace and Jay Rodgers, CEO and Co-founder of LM Industries is at the forefront. According to the company’s website LM Industries debuted the world’s first 3D-printed car. Today…

RIDOT Taps ‘Bridge-in-a-Backpack’ System for Replacement Project

January 4, 2019 - in Bridges, Transportation

The Rhode Island Department of Transportation said it wrapped up its $3.6 million Railroad Avenue Bridge replacement project seven-months ahead of schedule due to the use of a “Bridge-In-A-Backpack” system developed at the University of Maine and commercially…