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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…

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:…

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.

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. Departments of Transportation and Energy today announced all 50 states, the District of Columbia and Puerto…

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 selected HNTB to assist in the development and deployment of a statewide lane closure management…

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.…