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MaineDOT Releases I-295 Corridor Study

June 29, 2018 - in Roads, Transportation

Augusta – The Maine Department of Transportation has released the Interstate 295 Recommendation Report for the Scarborough to Brunswick corridor. As traffic volumes have grown on I-295, congestion, incidents and the number of crashes have increased. Also,…

Hawaii DOT Expects Kuhio Highway Repairs to top $80M

June 27, 2018 - in Roads, Transportation

The Hawaii Department of Transportation issued an emergency contract on June 19 for additional flood repair work on the Kuhio Highway Emergency aimed…

$6.5M Apache Trail Road-Improvement Project Should be Done by End of Summer

June 22, 2018 - in Roads, Transportation

A road improvement project along 17 miles of State Route 88 east of Phoenix is expected to be completed by the end of summer, state officials say. The…

Measuring the Retroreflectivity of Road Markings

June 7, 2018 - in Roads, Transportation

In 2017, Estonian Road Administration (ERA) carried out a pilot project measuring the retroreflectivity of road markings on all main state roads, altogether 3721.6 kilometres, in Estonia. Retroreflectivity of a material is one technology used to enhance the…

Hawaii DOT Works to Repair Highway Wrecked by Flooding

April 26, 2018 - in Roads, Transportation

The Hawaii Department of Transportation said it is joining forces with other state, county and federal agencies to clear and repair sections of the Kuhio Highway between Lumahai and Wainiha on Kauai Island's North Shore after what was reported as "historic…

N. Carolina DOT Contracts for Set of Projects to Improve 95 Road Miles in 2 Years

April 17, 2018 - in Roads, Transportation

The North Carolina Department of Transportation said it will start work April 30 on a series of projects across four counties that includes the Winston-Salem area that will upgrade 95 miles of roads over the next two years. It said that will be under nearly…

Hands-On Training Center Opened, Dedicated to Highway First Responders

April 11, 2018 - in Roads, Transportation

DOUGLAS COUNTY—CDOT, Douglas County and the Colorado State Patrol (CSP) today celebrated the grand opening of the state's first traffic incident management (TIM) training center. This will be second such facility in the United States dedicated to providing…

States to Recoup Large Emergency Road Repair Costs From Reloaded FHWA Fund

April 10, 2018 - in Roads, Transportation

State departments of transportation are in line to receive substantial federal payments this year to help them cover costs to repair federal-aid roads and bridges that have been damaged by natural disasters or other emergencies. That's because Congress in…

Video: North Carolina Triangle Expressway

March 19, 2018 - in Roads, Transportation, Video

N.C. 540, also known as the Triangle Expressway, will meet Interstate 40 south of Garner at the spot where the U.S. 70 Bypass now splits off heading east into Johnston County. Here's what the resulting interchange will look like. NC DOT Read more here: http://www.newsobserver.com/news/traffic/article204667039.html#storylink=cpy…

Michael Baker International Partners with Mississippi DOT on $19.3 Million Project to Update and Reconstruct Major Route Across State

March 1, 2018 - in Roads, Transportation

Ridgeland, Miss. (March 1, 2018) - Michael Baker International, a global leader in engineering, planning and consulting services, today announced a partnership with the Mississippi Department of Transportation (MDOT) to reconstruct an eight-mile stretch of…