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Acrow Bridge Lessens Impact to Travelers During NY State Thruway Authority’s $135M “Last Mile” Infrastructure Initiative

June 13, 2019 - in Bridges, News, Transportation

Parsippany, New Jersey – Acrow Bridge, a leading international bridge engineering and supply company, announced today one of its modular steel bridges is being used to detour traffic during a component project of the NY State Thruway Authority’s “Last…

Severe Flooding Continues to Impact Highway System in Midwestern U.S.

June 10, 2019 - in Featured, News, Transportation

Record-setting storms and flooding continue to force the closure of roads and bridges on the National Highway System by the dozens in states throughout…

Video: A Bridge Competition Helps Connect Students to Transportation

June 7, 2019 - in Bridges, Technology, Transportation, Video

The National Bridge Challenge is part of the Transportation and Civil Engineering or TRAC program that teaches secondary school students from 7th through…

Hawaii Department of Transportation Demonstrates CarbonCure for Paving Infrastructure

June 5, 2019 - in News, Roads, Transportation

HONOLULU, HI: The Hawaii Department of Transportation (HDOT) announced yesterday that the department is demonstrating the use of concrete made with the CarbonCure Technology as a sustainable transportation initiative. The initial test…

Stantec assists Metro Purple Line Extension Project on Section 1 “Halfway There” Construction Milestone

June 5, 2019 - in News, Transit, Transportation

Los Angeles, CA- NYSE, TSX:STN : Stantec—as a senior member of the Westside Extension Support Team (WEST) joint venture—is providing construction management support services to assist the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Metro)…

Autonomous Vehicle Knowledge is Key to Acceptance: HNTB Survey

June 5, 2019 - in News, Transportation

Recognized benefits of autonomous (self-driving) vehicles include increased mobility for non-drivers, improved safety, and new solutions to better manage traffic congestion Key findings include:   Slightly more than half of Americans (52 percent) consider…

Federal Transportation Officials Monitoring Storm and Flood Damage to Roads and Bridges in Midwest

June 5, 2019 - in Featured, News, Transportation

WASHINGTON – Under the leadership of U.S. Transportation Secretary Elaine L. Chao, the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) continues to monitor and assist states with responding to devastating and damaging floods and storms in America’s heartland. Record-setting…

Amtrak Eyes Spring 2020 Completion of Martinsburg Upgrades

June 5, 2019 - in News, Rail, Transportation

MARTINSBURG, W.Va. — A $2 million project by Amtrak to improve access for disabled passengers at the Caperton Train Station in Martinsburg is scheduled to be completed by spring 2020, officials with the passenger-train service provider said Friday. The work…

Governor Murphy Announces State Interagency Electric Vehicle Partnership

June 5, 2019 - in Transportation

The New Jersey Partnership to Plug-In Will Coordinate the Efforts of the Board of Public Utilities, the Department of Environmental Protection, and the Economic Development Authority   TRENTON – As part of the state’s effort to meet New Jersey’s…

New Startup Bus Sharing Service To Replace Amtrak’s Hoosier State Line

June 4, 2019 - in Transportation

A new startup transportation service plans to offer discounted rides in place of the soon to be discontinued Amtrak Hoosier State line. The technology-focused bussing company called OurBus allows riders to purchase tickets and track their route though a digital…