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State DOTs Move Toward Increased Roadway Design Flexibility

May 27, 2016 - in Corporate, Design/Engineering, Roads

DES MOINES, IOWA—A committee of top engineers representing state departments of transportation this week adopted a resolution directing the development of more flexible highway and street design guidance. The American Association of State Highway and Transportation…

State DOT Executives Share “Next Generation ITS” Experiences, Prep & Planning at ITS America 2016

Washington, DC, May 5, 2016—State Department of Transportation (DOT) executives in charge of intelligent transportation deployment decisions will participate…

U.S. Department of Transportation Announces $8 Million Funding Opportunity for Innovative Public Transportation Mobility

May 4, 2016 - in Financial, Transportation

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Transportation’s (DOT) Federal Transit Administration (FTA) today announced an opportunity to apply for $8 million…

State DOT Green Initiatives Demonstrate a Healthy Commitment to Sustainability and Environmental Stewardship

WASHINGTON - Every day is Earth Day for transportation departments working to support the environmental, mobility and economic needs of the communities they serve. On this Earth Day as the nation focuses on the environment, the American Association of State…

Georgia DOT Launches Centennial Kick-Off

ATLANTA – Georgia Department of Transportation today officially kicked-off the Department’s Centennial observance with an event held at the main office in Atlanta. The program, with remarks by State Transportation Board Chairman Emily Dunn and Georgia…

RTA Announces $5 Million Grant for New Canal Street Ferry Terminal

NEW ORLEANS – The City of New Orleans announced that the United States Department of Transportation (DOT) awarded the New Orleans Regional Transit Authority (RTA) $5 million in grant funding to develop a new, state-of-the-art ferry terminal at the end of…

Design-Build-Finance Contract Underway on Massive I-285/SR400 Interchange Makeover

April 18, 2016 - in Construction, Projects, Transportation

ATLANTA—The Georgia Department of Transportation (Georgia DOT) issued the official Notice to Proceed to North Perimeter Contractors (NPC) today for aspects of work related to the I-285/SR 400 Improvement project. On April 8, 2016, full financial close was…

Michael Baker to Design I-90 Interchange Improvement Project Using Accelerated Bridge Construction

PITTSBURGH—Michael Baker International, a global leader in engineering, planning and consulting services, is playing a critical role in improvements to a seven-mile stretch of I-90 in Erie County, Pa., part of the longest interstate highway in the nation.…

South Carolina DOT Responds to Audit

April 6, 2016 - in Corporate, Transportation

The South Carolina Department of Transportation (SCDOT) Commission believes an efficient, well-maintained transportation network ensures a competitive advantage for our state in the recruitment of new industry and advancement of tourism. Industries that have…

Federal Transit Administration Announces Technical Support to Assist Selected Communities with Transit-Oriented Development

April 5, 2016 - in Corporate, Land Development, Planning

WASHINGTON – To help communities benefit from existing or planned public transportation projects, the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT)’s Federal Transit Administration (FTA) has selected nine cities to receive technical assistance to encourage economic…