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Nevada DOT Starts ‘Next Phase’ of Centennial Bowl Interchange Project

January 28, 2019 - in Roads, Transportation

The Nevada Department of Transportation kicked off the “next phase” of its “Centennial Bowl” interchange project on Jan. 22; a project aimed at revamping the connection between U.S. Highway 95 and 215 Beltway in northwest Las Vegas. This construction…

Transportation Insights: West Coast Electric Highway users share their stories

December 21, 2018 - in Roads, Transportation

Just how far can you get in an electric vehicle? Drivers in Oregon have traveled more than 3 million all-electric miles thanks to ODOT’s West Coast…

Hawaii DOT Continues Making Repairs to Volcano-Ravaged Highway

December 17, 2018 - in Roads, Transportation

The Hawaii Department of Transportation is continuing to make what it calls “emergency repairs” to Mamalahoa Highway or Route 11 due to earthquakes…

Revealed: The Highest Road in Every U.S. State

December 6, 2018 - in Roads, Transportation

Toronto, ON  - Geotab, a global leader in IoT and connected transportation, has launched a new study analyzing U.S. road data to identify the highest paved road in every state in America. The interactive piece, which also ranks the top ten most breathtaking…

NPA Releases Groundbreaking Study on New Ways to Reduce Congestion for Livable Cities

November 27, 2018 - in Roads, Transportation

New York, NY — The National Parking Association (NPA) today releases a groundbreaking study that demonstrates how parking can be applied as a shared mobility solution to reduce congestion. The study commissioned by NPA was authored by PricewaterhouseCoopers,…

Fluor-Led A27/A1 Motorways Widening Project Opens to Traffic in the Netherlands

November 21, 2018 - in Roads, Transportation

IRVING, Texas and AMSTERDAM – Fluor Corporation (NYSE: FLR) announced that the widened and upgraded A27/A1 motorways in the Netherlands has officially opened to traffic. The upgraded motorways connect Utrecht North and the Eemnes Junction, as well as the…

Report: Driving on Deteriorated Urban Roads Costing Motorists $1,049 Annually

October 22, 2018 - in Roads, Transportation

A new study issued by TRIP Inc. claims that driving on deteriorated urban roads costs U.S. motorists an average of $1,049 annually in additional vehicle repair needs, extra maintenance, higher fuel consumption and tire wear, plus accelerated vehicle deterioration…

Working Urgently and Methodically to Repair a Flood-damaged Highway

October 10, 2018 - in Roads, Transportation

By Doug Nintzel / ADOT Communications Less than 48 hours after flooding washed out a section of US 89 between Flagstaff and Page, I watched the first vehicle use a roadway restored through nonstop effort by ADOT personnel. As I had at other stages of…

NHTSA: 2017 Highway Fatalities Decline Even as VMT Increases

October 10, 2018 - in News, Roads, Transportation

Data released by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Oct. 3 indicates highway fatalities declined overall in 2017 after two consecutive years of large increases, with preliminary estimates for the first six months of 2018 indicating that the…

Video: TDOT Strike Force Team

October 9, 2018 - in Roads, Transportation, Video

In this edition of TDOT Topics, we offer a sneak peek at the Department's Strike Force team, a group of employees trained to respond to emergency conditions in Tennessee and surrounding states. We also provide an update on a major sinkhole along Interstate…