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Governor Cuomo Announces $200 Million Bridge NY Program to Rehabilitate and Replace Bridges Throughout the State

July 13, 2016 - in Bridges, Financial, Maintenance

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced the availability of $200 million in enhanced assistance for local governments over the next two years to rehabilitate and replace bridges and culverts statewide. This funding, provided through the Governor's BRIDGE…

AmeyVTOL Transforms Asset Inspection Using Unique Drone Technology

A new joint venture between global asset management consultancy, Amey, and world leading drone technology experts, VTOL Technologies, will use precision,…

Trio of Idaho I-15 Bridges Being Upgraded through the Fall with New Revenue

July 12, 2016 - in Bridges, Construction, Financial

POCATELLO—Three bridges on Interstate 15 in southeast Idaho, between Blackfoot and Idaho Falls in Bingham County, will be repaired or upgraded in a…

Professor Invents Structural Plastic Lumber

Imagine a material lighter than steel, longer-lasting than lumber and strong enough to support 120-ton locomotives. Now imagine that material is made from milk containers, coffee cups and other plastics that we recycle. It’s called structural plastic lumber,…

Accelerated Bridge Construction Findings Presented in D.C.

Transportation innovation is chief among Florida International University’s list of federal priorities, and Atorod Azizinamini stands at the forefront of the university’s Accelerated Bridge Construction (ABC) research. Thurs., June 23, Azizinamini presented…

Idaho Embarks on a Summer-long Project to Maintain Seven Treasure Valley Bridges

June 20, 2016 - in Bridges, Maintenance, Projects

BOISE– Starting next week, the Idaho Transportation Department will initiate a summer-long project to maintain seven bridges across the Treasure Valley, funded through new user fees. Five of the bridges are located on Interstate 84 between Boise and Nampa,…

Oklahoma Unveils a New Online Map Portal

There’s a lot to explore within the Oklahoma Department of Transportation’s new online map portal. From navigating bridge data to checking out upcoming construction projects and viewing a map of every railroad crossing in the state, the department is increasing…

RIDOT Employing Accelerated Bridge Construction Techniques for Rapid Replacement of Key East Bay Bridges

April 26, 2016 - in Bridges, Corporate, Design/Engineering

Governor Gina M. Raimondo joined with Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) officials today to tour RIDOT's accelerated bridge reconstruction project for the East Shore Expressway and McCormick Quarry bridges in East Providence, two examples of…

Federal Highway Administration Releases $2 Million in Emergency Relief Funds to Repair Highway and Bridge Damage in Tennessee and Mississippi

March 18, 2016 - in Financial, Maintenance, Transportation

WASHINGTON – U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx today announced the immediate availability of $2 million in Emergency Relief funds from the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) to the Tennessee Department of Transportation (TDOT) and the Mississippi…

New Jersey Bridges Prove Safe and Are Improving

March 10, 2016 - in Bridges, Corporate, Maintenance

Trenton—The Christie Administration’s commitment to bridge safety has resulted in New Jersey improving its ranking in a national bridge report by The American Road & Transportation Builders Association (ARBTA). Under the Christie Administration, the…