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Skanska builds new highway outside Oslo, Norway, for NOK 2.9 billion, about SEK 3.1 billion

May 4, 2022 - in News, Roads, Transportation

Skanska has signed a contract with the Norwegian Public Roads Administration on the construction of a new highway outside Oslo, Norway. The contract is worth NOK 2.9 billion, about SEK 3.1 billion, which will be included in the Nordic order bookings for the…

Skanska reconstructs section of Route 146 in Rhode Island, USA, for USD 84M, about SEK 780M

April 6, 2022 - in Roads, Transportation

Skanska has, as part of a joint venture with JH Lynch, signed a contract with Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) to reconstruct Route 146…

Federal Highway Administration Details Efforts to Advance Complete Streets Design Model, Improve Safety for All Road Users in Report to Congress

March 3, 2022 - in News, Roads, Transportation

WASHINGTON – The Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) today released a report to Congress detailing the agency’s commitment to advance widespread…

COWI wins engineering contract to develop new 8-lane immersed tunnel for the George Massey Crossing Project

February 11, 2022 - in Roads, Transportation

The new tunnel will boost trade and travel across the Metro Vancouver Region Vancouver, Canada: COWI, a leading international engineering consulting group has been awarded a $15 million Province of British Columbia contract as the Owner's Engineer of an eight-lane…

Illinois Tollway Renews Consulting Engineer Contract with WSP USA

January 7, 2022 - in News, Roads, Transportation

Serving as general engineering consultant since 2017, WSP will continue to lead digital design delivery for Illinois Tollway over the next five years.   CHICAGO — WSP USA, a leading engineering and professional services consultancy, will continue…

Video: Winter Driving in the Wild

December 16, 2021 - in Multimedia, Roads, Transportation, Videos

Ah, winter driving in Colorado. A tale of resilience. Of preparation. And unfortunate bouts of epic fails. Welcome to Winter Driving in the Wild. Stay Winter Wise with us this season, Coloradans. Credit: Colorado Department of Transportation

Making Roads Climate Resilient and Sustainable in Low and Middle Income Countries

December 2, 2021 - in News, Roads, Transportation

  Dr Michael Burrow, Department of Civil Engineering Professor Nicole Metje, Department of Civil Engineering Dr Mehran Eskandari Torbaghan, Department of Civil Engineering Dr Gurmel Ghataora, Department of Civil Engineering Dr William Avis, International…

SwRI developing connected vehicle data exchange platform for Florida Department of Transportation

November 10, 2021 - in News, Roads, Technology, Transportation

Resulting platform will enable real-time, safety-critical data analysis, dissemination Southwest Research Institute is leading an $8 million project to develop a data exchange platform enabling the Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) to analyze road…

Video: ‘Driving’ Innovation To Help Eliminate Plastic Waste

November 1, 2021 - in Multimedia, Roads, Videos

Each year in the United States, millions of tons of plastic waste are discarded and not recycled, leading to serious environmental problems. In an effort to help keep this waste from ending up in the environment, engineers at the University of Missouri are…

Skanska builds new tunnel in Vestland County, Norway, for NOK 335M, about SEK 330M

October 19, 2021 - in News, Roads, Transportation

Skanska has signed a contract with Vestland County Counsil on the construction of a new tunnel in Kvinnherad municipality, Norway. The contract is worth NOK 335M, about SEK 330M, which will be included in the Nordic order bookings for the fourth quarter…