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WSP Salutes NCDOT on Opening of the Marc Basnight Bridge

April 1, 2019 - in Bridges, News, Transportation

NAGS HEAD, N.C. — WSP USA, a leading engineering and professional services consultancy, congratulates the North Carolina Department of Transportation (NCDOT) and residents of the Outer Banks on opening the new Marc Basnight Bridge to traffic on Feb. 25.…

MDOT Announces Emergency Bridge Closures

March 28, 2019 - in Bridges, News, Transportation

JACKSON, MISS - Under the authority of Gov. Phil Bryant’s April 2018 emergency bridge closure proclamation, the Mississippi Department of Transportation…

Stantec Selected to Lead Displaced Left-turn Intersection Design in Fayette County, Georgia

March 28, 2019 - in News, Roads, Transportation

PEACHTREE CITY, GA, NYSE, TSX:STN: The Georgia Department of Transportation (GDOT) selected international design and engineering firm Stantec to provide…

State DOTs Battle Major Flooding Across the Midwest

March 25, 2019 - in Featured, News, Transportation

A “bomb cyclone” that struck the Midwest in mid-March caused major flooding across Nebraska and parts of Iowa and Missouri, damaging highways, roads and bridges and causing in excess of $1 billion in property losses, according to news reports. [Above photo…

APTA Study: Public Transit Investment Stimulates a 4-to-1 Return

March 22, 2019 - in Featured, News, Transportation

A new report by the American Public Transportation Association (APTA) has identified at least $232 billion in critical public transportation investments. Additionally the association analyzed the impact of investment in public transportation and found…

Project Adding Cameras To Assist With Traffic Management And Communication

March 22, 2019 - in Technology, Transportation

LUBBOCK – Work on a $721,754 Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) project to install traffic cameras on east and north Loop 289 is scheduled to begin next week. The project is part of TxDOT’s overall Intelligent Transportation System (ITS) and is…

New MDOT Dashboard Gives Up-to-Date Stats on Michigan Bridge Conditions

March 22, 2019 - in News, Technology, Transportation

Fast facts: - MDOT has launched a new online dashboard to make information about the condition of all bridges on the state and local road system easily accessible to the public. - The Michigan Bridge Conditions dashboard provides data on more than 11,000 bridges…

Survey: 75% of Americans Fear Self-Driving Cars

March 22, 2019 - in News, Transportation

DENVER  – A stark majority of Americans remain afraid of self-driving cars, even a full year after a number of high-profile incidents involving these technologies. That's the takeaway from AAA's annual automated vehicle survey, which found that 71 percent…

FTA Successfully Partners with States to Strengthen and Certify All Rail Transit State Safety Oversight Programs Before Deadline

March 20, 2019 - in News, Transit, Transportation

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Transit Administration (FTA) today announced it has successfully partnered with 30 states with rail transit systems to strengthen and certify 31 State Safety Oversight (SSO) Programs in advance…

U.S. Department of Transportation Announces $85 Million Funding Opportunity for Technologically Advanced Transit Buses

March 20, 2019 - in Transit, Transportation

The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Transit Administration (FTA) today announced the opportunity for eligible applicants to apply for up to $85 million in competitive grant funds through FTA’s Low or No Emission (Low-No) Bus Program.  The…