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Indiana Toll Road Provides Broadband Connectivity to Northwest Indiana Schools to Enable COVID-19 Related Virtual Learning for 7,000 Students

October 22, 2020 - in COVID-19, News, Roads, Transportation

ELKHART, Ind., October 22, 2020 - ITR Concession Company (ITRCC), the operator of the Indiana Toll Road, has entered into an agreement with Surf Broadband, LLC, a premier broadband provider in northwest Indiana, to enable virtual learning for more than 7,000…

Building roads to save Yosemite toads

October 21, 2020 - in News, Roads

Caltrans installs the mini-culvert undercrossing for Yosemite toads along State Route 108 in Mono County. Credit: Kris Bason/Caltrans   Each spring…

Roundtable Group Formed to Influence Change and Growth for Resilient Roadways in the United States

October 18, 2020 - in Roads, Transportation

Resilient Roads Roundtable announces new website – resilientroadways.com    (ATLANTA, GA)  – A partnership of key transportation infrastructure…

AEIS Completes Testing and Inspection on Henry Hudson Bridge

October 18, 2020 - in Bridges, News, Transportation

New York, NY —Atlas Evaluation & Inspection Services (AEIS), a leading testing, inspection and certification company based in South Plainfield, NJ, has completed testing and inspection on Henry Hudson Bridge, a fixed steel-arch bridge with a double deck…

Video: The America’s Transportation Awards Top 12 Competition

October 9, 2020 - in Awards, Transportation

This AASHTO Transportation TV video showcases the State Department of Transportation projects from Arizona, Connecticut, Georgia, Hawaii, Minnesota, New Jersey, North Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Virginia, Washington State, and Wisconsin, now competing for…

Steel Bridges 1838-1940: The Stories They Could Tell

October 6, 2020 - in Bridges, News, Technology

CHICAGO - A new interactive timeline from the National Steel Bridge Alliance provides a new way to look at some of the more than 25,000 steel bridges that opened between 1838 and 1938 and are still in service in the U.S. Bringing the awesome longevity of steel…

NCDOT Secures Groundbreaking BVLOS Waiver for Bridge Inspection Using Skydio 2

October 6, 2020 - in Bridges, Technology, Transportation

In partnership with Skydio, NCDOT is the first to secure a state-wide beyond visual line of site waiver for bridge inspection   REDWOOD CITY, Calif. - Skydio, the leading U.S. drone company and world leader in autonomous flight, today announced the FAA…

Port of Long Beach and Caltrans open new Gerald Desmond Bridge Replacement Project in Long Beach

October 5, 2020 - in Bridges, News, Projects, Transportation

HNTB performed type selection, conceptual and preliminary design and owner’s engineer responsibilities for the new 2,000-foot-long cable-stayed bridge LONG BEACH, Calif. – The Port of Long Beach and Caltrans officially dedicated the new Gerald Desmond…

Grand Opening Heralds Arrival of Gerald Desmond Bridge

October 2, 2020 - in Bridges, News, Transportation

New Long Beach cable-stayed bridge enhances a critical cargo route for one of the busiest U.S. ports, replacing a through-arch bridge that served the region since 1968.   LONG BEACH, California, October 2, 2020 — Today, a combined virtual and live grand…

Arcadis helps East Baton Rouge develop master plan to improve safety, connectivity for bicyclists and pedestrians

October 2, 2020 - in News, Transportation

Plan sets clear path forward for inclusive transportation network Baton Rouge, La. – In response to community demand, East Baton Rouge Parish has adopted a Bicycle and Pedestrian Master Plan, developed by Arcadis and sponsored by the Recreation and…