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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…

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…

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…

Wolf Administration Highlights Collaborative Pilot to Pave Roadway with Recycled Plastic

October 18, 2021 - in Roads, Transportation

Harrisburg, PA – Officials from the state Departments of Transportation (PennDOT), Conservation and Natural Resources (DCNR), Environmental Protection (DEP), and General Services (DGS) today highlighted a pilot project to pave part of a Ridley Creek State…

Second phase of improvements to I-5 wraps up in Lakewood

October 8, 2021 - in News, Roads, Transportation

  Third phase of construction begins in 2023 LAKEWOOD – There is great news to share for travelers who use Interstate 5 in Lakewood. Phase two of construction to widen the highway and rebuild intersections is now substantially complete. That means…

PennDOT Tallies Ongoing Safety Benefits Of Roundabouts

October 5, 2021 - in News, Roads, Transportation

The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation recently noted that overall fatalities, injuries, and crashes decreased at 26 roundabouts at 23 locations statewide over the last 20 years. [Above photo by PennDOT] PennDOT recently reviewed data for 26 roundabouts…

Skanska transforms new interchange in Florida, USA , for USD 82M, about SEK 690M

September 23, 2021 - in News, Roads, Transportation

Skanska has signed a contract with the Florida Department of Transportation to design and build a new interchange at Interstate 75 (I-75) and Big Bend Road in Hillsborough County, Florida, USA. Skanska will include the contract worth USD 82M, about SEK 690M,…