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Video: Flexible Buried Bridges

February 6, 2017 - in Bridges, Transportation

This video includes a general overview of flexible buried bridges and commentary from the fabricator, county engineer and contractor who worked on a buried bridge in Iowa. View the video to learn more about the benefits of a flexible buried bridges, and why…

Iowa Addresses Low-Head Dam Problem

May 31, 2016 - in Corporate, Design/Engineering, Water

The State of Iowa has a serious problem with low-head dams, and the Iowa Department of Natural Resources (DNR), working with civic and non-profit organizations,…

Iowa State Department of Transportation Selects AssetWorks Enterprise Asset Management System

December 9, 2015 - in Analysis, Corporate, Transportation

WAYNE, Pa., Dec. 08, 2015—AssetWorks, a leading provider of enterprise asset management software and operational asset management systems, announced…

Iowa DOT Launches the Iowa Statewide Park and Ride System Website and Interactive Map

August 5, 2015 - in Corporate, Transit

AMES, Iowa, Aug. 4, 2015—The Iowa Department of Transportation has begun implementation of the Statewide Park and Ride System Plan. As a part of this implementation process, the Iowa DOT is launching its first statewide Park and Ride System website www.iowadot.gov/ParkRide…

U.S. Transportation Secretary Foxx Tours Des Moines’ Southeast Connector Project

DES MOINES, Iowa, May 18, 2015 – U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx toured the Southeast (SE) Connector project today and urged Congress to pass a long-term funding bill that can help boost transportation investment in  communities like Des Moines…

Iowa State Engineers Developing Pavement Technologies to Clear Snow and Ice From Runways

March 3, 2015 - in Corporate, Maintenance, Transportation

AMES, Iowa, March 3, 2015—Alireza Sassani turned a switch and sent 60 volts of electricity into a small block of concrete. A few minutes later the Iowa State University doctoral student took some measurements and found the block’s surface temperature had…