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PennDOT Data Shows Pennsylvania Roundabouts Reducing Crashes, Injuries and Fatalities

September 28, 2018 - in Roads, Transportation

Harrisburg, PA – The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) today announced that according to department data, crashes, injuries, and fatalities decreased at 11 roundabouts after they were installed. "Our data shows that modern-day roundabouts…

Golden Gate Boulevard Improvement Project (Wilson Boulevard to 18th Street East) Wins Honor Award from Design-Build Institute of America

September 28, 2018 - in Awards, Roads, Transportation

The Golden Gate Boulevard Design-Build Improvement Project (east of Wilson Boulevard to 18th Street East) won an Honor Award in the Transportation Roadways…

NCDOT Video of I-40 Flooded After Hurricane Florence

September 19, 2018 - in News, Roads, Transportation, Video

The North Carolina Division of Aviation shot drone footage of a flooded I-40 near Mile Marker 387 on Monday. (North Carolina Division of Aviation via…

Report Says Autonomous Trucks Could Create New Infrastructure, Eliminate Jobs

September 11, 2018 - in Roads, Transportation

A new 73-page report authored by Steve Viscelli, a sociologist at the University of Pennsylvania, and issued by Center for Labor Research and Education at the University of California, Berkeley, and Working Partnerships USA on Sept. 5, projects that autonomous…

Arizona Laying the Groundwork for the Future Interstate 11

September 7, 2018 - in Roads, Transportation

PHOENIX – After investing more than half a billion dollars over the past 20 years to turn the primary route between Phoenix and Las Vegas into a modern four-lane divided highway, the Arizona Department of Transportation has committed another $155 million…

Study Validates Crash-Reduction Benefit of Wildlife Highway Crossing Structures

August 28, 2018 - in Roads, Transportation

A study conducted by scientists from the Wildlife Conservation Society and Oregon State University using Wyoming Department of Transportation crash data confirmed that efforts to protect migrating pronghorn deer by installing eight “crossing structures”…

NSC Data Indicates Traffic Fatalities are ‘Leveling Off’

August 28, 2018 - in Roads, Transportation

Preliminary estimates from the National Safety Council indicate the recent upward trend in motor vehicle deaths is leveling off, with the number of fatalities in the first six months of 2018 dipping slightly – less than 0.5 percent – compared…

CDOT and Panasonic Take First Steps to Turn I-70 into Connected Roadway

July 30, 2018 - in Roads, Technology, Transportation

STATEWIDE—The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) and its partner Panasonic Corporation of North America are building on a successful pilot program to begin real-world deployment of the most advanced vehicle-to-everything (V2X) environment in the…

CDOT Announces Next Steps for I-25 South Gap Project

July 9, 2018 - in News, Roads, Transportation

Denver, CO – Today, the Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) and the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) signed the official Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI) on the I-25 South Gap Project. The project will significantly improve the 18 mile…

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,…