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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…

Tel Aviv-Yafo Municipality, in partnership with ElectReon and Dan Bus Company, launches electric road pilot

September 21, 2020 - in News, Roads, Transportation

Tel-Aviv University Railway Station (Credit-Guy Yechiely)   * Initiative aims to reduce pollution and advance urban electric transportation; Wireless technology requires no charging stations in public spaces *   Tel Aviv-Yafo, September 21 – Tel…

Video: Oregon Fire Damage to Transportation

September 18, 2020 - in Roads, Transportation, Video

Jon Barnard, ODOT's Transportation Maintenance Manager for District 4, talks about the wildfire on OR 18.

ODOT working to assess, repair Oregon roads damaged by wildfire

September 18, 2020 - in News, Roads, Transportation

SALEM – Even with wildfires still burning, ODOT crews around the state have begun assessing damage on hundreds of miles of road, removing thousands of trees damaged by fire, and inspecting culverts, bridges, guardrail and pavement. The work will continue…

Skanska builds the Interstate 95 Northbound Viaduct replacement in Providence, USA, for USD 106 M, about SEK 932 M

September 17, 2020 - in News, Roads, Transportation

Skanska has, as part of a joint venture with Manafort Brothers, Inc., signed a contract with the Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) to replace an elevated section of northbound Interstate 95 (I-95) in Providence, USA. The total contract is worth…

PennDOT Data Shows Pennsylvania Roundabouts Reducing Fatalities, Injuries, and Crashes

September 4, 2020 - in Roads, Transportation

Harrisburg, PA – The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) announced today that fatalities, injuries, and crashes decreased overall at 22 roundabouts at 19 locations after they were built, according to department data. "We continue to be encouraged…

Transportation Officials Report Increased Traffic on Some Roadways, But Reshaping of Industry for Years to Come Due To Pandemic

August 21, 2020 - in COVID-19, News, Roads, Transportation

Five Months into COVID-19 Pandemic, the Country’s Most Important and Iconic Transportation Systems Continue to Feel Historic Impact and Loss of Revenue WASHINGTON, D.C. – The International Bridge, Tunnel and Turnpike Association (IBTTA), the worldwide…

Urban Areas With the Worst Roads: Top 3 Are in California

August 19, 2020 - in News, Roads, Transportation

While 2020 will be an anomaly, the number of miles traveled on American roads tends to increase each year and travel on urban roads has continued to rise alongside increased urbanization. Yet road conditions in the nation’s urban regions remain deficient…