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Overseeing Cleanups, ADOT Looks Out for the Environment

PHOENIX, Jan. 27, 2016—When fuel and other hazardous materials spill along our highways, the Arizona Department of Transportation makes sure the messes are cleaned up properly ‒ and that taxpayers aren’t stuck with the bill. During 2015, ADOT’s Hazardous…

Iowa’s E-Construction Program is a Regional Transportation Award Winner

August 13, 2015 - in Construction, Corporate, Transportation

The Iowa Department of Transportation is bringing home some hardware from the Mid America Association of State Transportation Officials meeting in Overland…

Eight Southeastern State DOT Projects Win Regional Awards for Cost Savings, Innovation and Community Focus

August 5, 2015 - in Corporate, Transportation

NASHVILLE, Tenn.—State transportation departments in Arkansas, Florida, Kentucky, North Carolina, and South Carolina are winners in this year's southeastern…

EPA Recognizes Efforts of More Than 400 Federal Facilities for Green Leadership: Reducing Pollution, Conserving Energy and Saving Money

WASHINGTON – Today the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recognizes the efforts of more than 400 federal facilities that took steps to reduce pollution, support renewable energy, and operate more efficiently in 2014 as part of the Federal Green…

Pennsylvania Releases Final List of 558 Bridges to be Replaced under Public-Private Partnership

September 29, 2014 - in Bridges, Construction, Transportation

More than 500 of Pennsylvania’s worst bridges will be replaced under an innovative program that uses a private consortium to finance, design and build the bridges and then maintain them for 25 years. The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation on Monday…

MnDOT’s Truck-Mounted Paver Proves to Be Super Road Saver

September 2, 2014 - in Projects, Roads, Transportation

A machine that paves small segments of roadway to extend the life of the road is proving to be a good investment, according to the Minnesota Department of Transportation. The truck-mounted paver lays a thin layer of protective seal coating on the existing…

Southeastern State Departments of Transportation are Honored for Innovative, Community-Focused, Cost-Saving Projects

August 27, 2014 - in Corporate, Event Coverage, Transportation

Six transportation projects in the Southeastern Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials (SASHTO) region today received top honors in the America's Transportation Awards competition for improving safety and mobility, reducing traffic congestion,…

Australia Sees Great Promise with Smart Grid Smart City Trial

July 29, 2014 - in Electric Grid, Energy

More than $28 billion in net economic benefits could flow to Australia over the next 20 years if smart grid technologies trialled in the Hunter were adopted nationally, a national energy conference has been told. The $100 million Smart Grid Smart City project…

The UK’s Aggressive BIM Strategy Leads the World #YII2013

October 30, 2013 - in Event Coverage, Featured, Modeling

Mark Bew, chairman of HM Government BIM Working Group addressed the rail and transit group at Bentley Systems’ Year in Infrastructure Conference today in London. The United Kingdom is leading the world in their adoption of Building Information Modeling (BIM)…

Could smart meters stem $14 billion in annual water losses?

August 16, 2013 - in Water

Debates about most smart meter installations have centered on projects at electric utilities. But intelligent networks and sensor technology could have an even more profound positive impact on aging water infrastructure around the world, according to several…