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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…

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…

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…

Validation of the Louisiana Interlayer Shear Strength Test for Tack Coat

October 2, 2018 - in Roads, Transportation

TRB's National Cooperative Highway Research Program (NCHRP) Research Report 878: Validation of the Louisiana Interlayer Shear Strength Test for Tack Coat evaluates and validates a test method to determine the interlayer shear strength of asphalt pavement layers.…

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 Category for the 2018 Florida Region Design-Build Awards from Design-Build Institute of America (DBIA)…

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 Storyful North Carolina Division of Aviation via Storyful North Carolina Division of Aviation via Storyful)