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Savannah’s TEU Count Grows 7.5 Percent in 2018

January 30, 2019 - in News, Transportation

SAVANNAH, Ga.- The Port of Savannah moved 4.35 million twenty-foot equivalent container units in Calendar Year 2018, its highest annual volume ever, and a 7.5 percent increase over 2017, according to a report from Georgia Ports Authority Executive Director…

HNTB-Designed Laguna Niguel-San Juan Capistrano Passing Siding Project Reaches Another Milestone

January 30, 2019 - in News, Projects, Transportation

SANTA ANA, Calif. – In another milestone for the Orange County Transportation Authority’s Laguna Niguel-San Juan Capistrano Passing Siding project,…

Nevada DOT Starts ‘Next Phase’ of Centennial Bowl Interchange Project

January 28, 2019 - in Roads, Transportation

The Nevada Department of Transportation kicked off the “next phase” of its “Centennial Bowl” interchange project on Jan. 22; a project aimed at…

Amtrak Completes Design of Premium Customer Space at Moynihan Train Hall

January 24, 2019 - in News, Rail, Transit, Transportation

WASHINGTON – Amtrak has reached a key milestone in its plan to enhance the customer experience at its future home in the Moynihan Train Hall with the completion of planning and design for its premium passenger space, the Metropolitan Lounge (formerly ClubAcela)…

Performance of Bridges That Received Funding Under the Innovative Bridge Research and Construction Program

January 24, 2019 - in Bridges, Transportation

TRB Special Report 330: Performance of Bridges That Received Funding Under the Innovative Bridge Research and Construction Program, examines the results of a federal program to promote innovation in highway bridge construction. The Innovative Bridge Research…

Building Extreme Weather Resilience into Transportation Asset Management Programs

January 23, 2019 - in News, Transportation

Six states are wrapping up Federal Highway Administration-sponsored projects examining weather resilience strategies for their highway infrastructure, with the agency expecting reports on their research to be filed sometime in February; reports FHWA then plans…

Innovative Median Barrier System Adds to Lifespan of Historic Pulaski Skyway

January 21, 2019 - in Bridges, Transportation

MIDDLETOWN, Ohio - With the opening of bi-directional traffic on June 30, 2018, the Pulaski Skyway was finally ready for another 75+ years of busy use. The Skyway carries US Routes 1&9 between Newark and Jersey City, NJ, and is a connection for the…

World First Integrated Driverless Technology Trial Launched in Australia

January 18, 2019 - in Transit, Transportation

A smart transit hub nicknamed Matilda has been launched in South Australia to test the integration of autonomous vehicles into daily life. Developed by SAGE Automation, the mobile Matilda transport hub aims to work with any driverless vehicles while providing…

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 was installed recently to restore passage on privately owned land in Santa Rosa, California after the destruction…