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Reconnecting Stream Habitat

May 24, 2016 - in Corporate, Environment, Water

Roads and highways connect people to one another, much like rivers and stream connect fish populations. However, the culverts that allow water to flow under roadways can become obstacles for small-bodied fish, like minnows, darters and madtoms. “When the…

Caltrans Using Innovative Technology to Inspect Culverts

September 9, 2015 - in Maintenance

SAN DIEGO – Did you know that Caltrans is responsible for more maintaining more than 15,000 culverts in San Diego and Imperial counties? These culverts…

WSDOT Breaks Ground on Next 2 Miles of I-90 Project East of Snoqualmie Pass

June 10, 2015 - in Construction, Corporate, Roads

HYAK, June 9, 2015—Six new lanes, one wildlife overcrossing, new bridges and culverts, and safety improvements are coming to a 2-mile stretch of Interstate…

Advanced Drainage Buys Canada’s Ideal Pipe

February 5, 2015 - in Corporate

Advanced Drainage Systems Inc. has hiked its stake in the Canadian plastic drainage pipe market by acquiring Ideal Pipe Inc., which makes high density polyethylene pipe and related accessories. ADS of Hilliard, Ohio, paid C$56.8 million (US$44.3 million) for…

Redesign of Culverts Due to Extreme Weather Impacts will Factor in Wildlife

April 12, 2013 - in Projects, Transportation

The extreme weather events that have hit the Northeast United States in the past few years, washing out roads due to overwhelmed culverts, provides an opportunity to design them better. There is an ongoing effort to rebuild these storm-damaged culverts, and…