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Phase 2 Begins for Complete 540 Extension Project in North Carolina

May 20, 2024 - in News, Projects, Roads

WSP is the prime construction engineering and inspection consultant for the 10.8-mile extension of the Triangle Expressway, which is expected to improve local traffic conditions. RALEIGH, NORTH CAROLINA — The second phase of the Complete 540 project…

Fluor-led Joint Venture Breaks Ground on Phase 1 of I-35 NEX South Project in San Antonio

May 17, 2024 - in News, Projects, Roads, Transportation

IRVING, Texas – Fluor Corporation (NYSE: FLR) announced today that its joint venture with Austin Bridge & Road – Lone Star Constructors,…

U.S. Department of Transportation Announces $3 Million in ‘Quick Release’ Emergency Relief Funding for I-95 Repairs After Truck Fire in Norwalk, Connecticut

May 7, 2024 - in News, Roads, Transportation

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) today announced the immediate availability of $3 million…

Seyond Collaborates with Curiosity Lab and Peachtree Corners to Deploy LiDAR Solution to Improve VRU Safety and Traffic Intersection Efficiencies

May 3, 2024 - in Roads, Technology, Transportation

PEACHTREE CORNERS, Ga. – Peachtree Corners – one of the United States’ first 5G smart cities powered by real-world connected infrastructure – announced a collaboration with global provider of image-grade LiDAR technology, Seyond. This collaboration…

Video: Wyoming DOT Explains How Snow Fences Work

April 17, 2024 - in Multimedia, Roads, Transportation, Videos

Wyoming's iconic snow fences may look low-tech and old-fashioned, but these structures are an important tool in modern winter travel safety. The Wyoming DOT explains how snow fences work and their importance in preventing dangerous accidents. Featuring: Duard…

EPA Finalizes Greenhouse Gas Emissions Standards for Heavy-Duty Vehicles – Phase 3

April 1, 2024 - in News, Roads, Transportation

PASADENA, Calif. – Today, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) finalized a new regulation aimed at reducing emissions from heavy-duty vehicles and supporting the transition to zero-emission freight. This is a step in the right direction…

Video: Day in the Life – Asphalt Materials Lab Testing Supervisor

March 21, 2024 - in Multimedia, Roads, Transportation, Videos

Join us for a chat with Asphalt Materials Lab Testing Supervisor Susan Dukes Snyder. Learn what role SCDOT's Office of Materials and Research fills for the department and get a behind-the-scenes look at the testing processes for the asphalt that goes into…

TxDOT Selects WSP for Capital Express Central Downtown Reconstruction Project

March 11, 2024 - in News, Roads, Transportation

Highway improvements will add capacity and enhance safety and mobility as part of the Texas Department of Transportation’s wider Capital Express Central Corridor project.   AUSTIN, TEXAS — The Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) has chosen…

The Yutraffic Blade Controller: Elevating Safety and Efficiency at Kansas Intersection

March 1, 2024 - in News, Roads, Transportation

Yutraffic Blade being installed at the intersection of Ninth and Magnolia in Salina, KS     By choosing Yunex Traffic’s latest controller the Yutraffic Blade to upgrade their intersections, the City of Salina demonstrates their commitment to staying…

Road Features That Predict Crash Sites Identified in New Machine-Learning Model

February 14, 2024 - in Roads, Transportation

The study used data collected from 9,300 miles of road   AMHERST, Mass. – Issues such as abrupt changes in speed limits and incomplete lane markings are among the most influential factors that can predict road crashes, finds new research by University…