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Mandatory Minimum Retroreflectivity Standards For Pavement Markings On US Roads

September 6, 2022 - in Roads, Transportation

After a long period of consultation and assessment the Federal Highway Administration has announced the standards required in maintaining minimum levels of retroreflectivity for pavement markings to all roads open to public travel in the United States.  This…

Biden-Harris Administration Announces All 50 States, DC and Puerto Rico Have Submitted Plans for National Electric Vehicle Charging Network

August 3, 2022 - in News, Roads, Transportation

WASHINGTON – In keeping with President Biden’s commitment to build out a national network of 500,000 electric vehicle (EV) chargers by 2030, the U.S.…

HNTB Selected to Develop Statewide Lane Closure Management System for Iowa DOT

July 12, 2022 - in News, Roads, Technology, Transportation

Digital innovation initiative will increase work zone safety and automate lane closure processes.   DES MOINES – The Iowa Department of Transportation…

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 between 1-295 and Route 146A, and realign the Route 146/146A interchange in Rhode Island, USA. The total…

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 implementation of the Complete Streets design model to help improve safety and accessibility for all users.…

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…