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Together for Safer Roads Celebrates Historic Public-Private Partnership Success with City of Houston

June 7, 2023 - in News, Roads, Transportation

HOUSTON – Together for Safer Roads (TSR) is pleased to announce the success of its joint project with the City of Houston and Mayor Sylvester Turner’s Complete Communities program. This groundbreaking public-private partnership transformed one of the city’s…

Superior Construction Announces Substantial Completion of Landmark North Split Project

June 2, 2023 - in Roads, Transportation

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. — Superior Construction, an American family-owned infrastructure contractor, proudly announces the substantial completion of…

University of Nevada, Reno pavement testing technology hits the market

April 13, 2023 - in News, Products, Roads, Technology, Transportation

Sesh Commuri, University of Nevada, Reno professor of electrical engineering, was on hand for the debut of his new asphalt pavement construction technology,…

Electric roads pave the way for smaller car batteries

March 28, 2023 - in Roads, Transportation

When vehicles can be charged dynamically while driving, the battery size can be reduced and still meet all travel demands. This results in lower environmental impact and costs, according to new research from Chalmers. In Sweden, the first electric road will…

Connected vehicles the latest tool to give engineers real-time insight into highway traffic congestion issues

March 23, 2023 - in Roads, Technology, Transportation

Purdue civil engineering is reaching beyond the view of highway cameras in Indiana and across the nation with research into using vehicle internet connections to determine high traffic congestion in real time and identify problem areas. (Photo provided by…

Federal Highway Administration Announces New Efforts to Improve Road Safety, Advance Complete Streets That Serve All Road Users

February 1, 2023 - in News, Roads, Transportation

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Transportation’s, Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) today announced two new efforts that will help States, cities, and local governments improve road safety. This announcement is part of ongoing, coordinated work…

Norwegian Public Roads Administration Selects Trimble for Asset Lifecycle Management

January 12, 2023 - in News, Roads, Technology, Transportation

The E18 motorway, which covers 415 km in Norway and is a key traffic corridor in greater Oslo, is part of the NPRA-managed road network.     Technology Ecosystem Connects Data Across the Asset Lifecycle for More Efficient Maintenance, Informed Decision-Making…

Novel Road Surfaces Could Be Key To Living With Climate Change

December 15, 2022 - in News, Roads, Transportation

Long-life road surfaces could provide more durable highways and value for money in low-income countries   University of Birmingham experts are working with the Ethiopian Roads Administration (ERA) to develop ways of future-proofing the country’s road…

New Mini Guide Focuses on Coordinated EV Infrastructure Planning and Implementation among State Officials

December 2, 2022 - in Roads, Transportation

WASHINGTON — The National Council on Electricity Policy announced the release of a new publication, Mini Guide on Transportation Electrification: State-Level Roles and Collaboration among Public Utility Commissions, State Energy Offices, and Departments…

Video: Vermont’s First Diverging Diamond Interchange

October 28, 2022 - in Multimedia, Roads, Transportation, Videos

The Vermont Agency of Transportation (VTrans) is improving the roadway along the U.S. Routes 2/7 (U.S. 2/7) corridor, in the vicinity of Interstate 89 (I-89) Exit 16, to enhance mobility and safety in Colchester, Vt.