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Transportation Departments Across U.S. Select HERE to Provide Real-time Traffic Data

September 23, 2015 - in Corporate, Maintenance, Sensors, Transportation

Chicago - HERE, a leader in mapping, navigation and location experiences, has recently been selected by the Georgia, Alabama and Missouri state departments of transportation (DOT) as the provider of probe-based Traffic Services to enhance driver safety and…

Transportation Commission Approves August Proposition 1 Projects

August 28, 2015 - in Financial, Transportation

AUSTIN – The Texas Transportation Commission today approved 22 projects from Proposition 1 funding totaling more than $304 million worth of roadway…

Seven Midwestern State DOT Projects Win Regional Awards for Cost Savings, Innovation and Community Focus

August 11, 2015 - in Awards, Corporate, Transportation

OVERLAND PARK, Kansas, Aug. 11, 2015—State transportation departments in Iowa, Kansas, Michigan, Missouri, and Ohio are winners in this year's fourth…

DOT Presses Forward on National Address Database

When you call 911 in an emergency, you expect responders to be able to find you. That the system might stumble trying to translate your address into the geospatial coordinates doesn't occur to you for even a moment.  Nor should it. A complete, current, and…

AASHTO Congratulates Deputy Administrator Nadeau on His Nomination as FHWA Administrator

May 11, 2015 - in People, Roads

WASHINGTON, May 11, 2015—The American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials congratulated Deputy Administrator Greg Nadeau on his nomination as Federal Highway Administration Administrator. "President Obama made a solid choice nominating…

Survey of 23 States Shows $1 billion Spent, 8 Million Work Hours Logged and Six Million Tons of Salt Used to Battle Winter Weather

May 4, 2015 - in Corporate, Roads

WASHINGTON - According to a first of its kind "Winter Maintenance Operations Survey" conducted by the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials, 23 reporting states spent approximately $1.131 billion from October 2014 to mid-April…

State Roads Director Peters to Retire

May 1, 2015 - in People, Transportation

Today, Governor Ricketts announced the retirement of Randy Peters, of Lincoln, from the Nebraska Department of Roads (NDOR) effective May 1, 2015. From August 4, 2012 to May 1, 2015, Peters served as the Director-State Engineer of the NDOR. Beginning in 1977,…

IDOT Launches Statewide Listening Tour to Discuss Illinois Infrastructure Needs, Priorities

April 23, 2015 - in Corporate, Transportation

SPRINGFIELD, April 22, 2015—The Illinois Department of Transportation, in conjunction with the Illinois Capital Development Board, announced today the start of a series of listening sessions over the next month to discuss the state’s infrastructure needs…

DOT Agencies Take Coordinated Actions to Increase the Safe Transportation of Energy Products

April 17, 2015 - in Corporate, Oil & Gas, Rail

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) today announced with its agencies, the Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) and Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA), a package of targeted actions that will address some…

Roberta Broeker Appointed Interim MoDOT Director

April 2, 2015 - in People, Transportation

JEFFERSON CITY, April 1, 2015—The Missouri Highways and Transportation Commission has appointed Roberta Broeker as the interim director of the Missouri Department of Transportation. Broeker will assume the position when MoDOT's current director, Dave Nichols,…