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IBM Taking a Hi-Tech Path to Safer, Smarter New Jersey Roadways

June 1, 2015 - in Corporate, Sensors, Transportation

ARMONK, N.Y.—IBM announced a new transportation management solution to help minimize congestion and improve traffic flow for the New Jersey Turnpike Authority (NJTA). This solution, which is part of NJTA’s Advanced Traffic Management Program (ATMP), will…

Christie Administration Announces a $4.9 billion Program for Transportation Improvements in FY 16

April 6, 2015 - in Corporate, Transportation

Trenton, April 2, 2015—The New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) has announced a proposed capital program for Fiscal Year 2016 that supports…

Dewberry Transportation Project Recognized for Contributions to Environmental Protection

March 27, 2015 - in Bridges, Corporate

FAIRFAX, March 24, 2015—Dewberry received ARTBA-TDF Globe Award recognizing the environmental design of the $159 million replacement of New Jersey's…

Former FHWA Assistant Division Administrator in New Jersey Pleads Guilty to Fraud Scheme Related to Research Grants

March 24, 2015 - in People, Transportation

WASHINGTON—On March 17, 2015, former Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) New Jersey Division, Assistant Division Administrator Lawrence Cullari, Jr. pleaded guilty to mail fraud. Cullari Jr., while in his official capacity, influenced the allocation of…

Liberty State Park Gets a Replacement for Bridge Swept Away by Sandy

January 18, 2015 - in Bridges, Construction, Projects, Transportation

Jersey City, New Jersey - Located in Jersey City on the New York Harbor — less than 2,000 feet from the Statue of Liberty — Liberty State Park was once a major waterfront industrial area with an extensive freight and passenger transportation network. In…

$3.6 Billion Pledged to Make Transit Systems More Resilient in New York, New Jersey, and Beyond

September 23, 2014 - in Financial, Planning, Projects, Transit, Transportation

NEW YORK, NY, Sept. 23, 2014—U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx today announced that 40 projects have been competitively selected to receive a share of $3.59 billion in federal disaster relief funds to help public transportation systems in the areas…

Leica Geosystems to Host Educational Event for Transportation Surveyors and Engineers on Battleship New Jersey

August 21, 2014 - in Announcement, Corporate, Transportation

On September 10, 2014, Leica Geosystems, in conjunction with the Surveyors Association of West Jersey, will host a special half-day educational event for transportation surveying and engineering professionals on the nation’s largest battleship, the Battleship…

New Jersey Approves $1.28 Billion for Water Infrastructure Plans

August 13, 2014 - in Water

Legislation authorizing $1.28 billion in state financing for drinking water and wastewater improvement projects will also allocate $355 million for resiliency and protection projects for Sandy-damaged infrastructure. The bulk of the money comes from a federal…

New York and New Jersey Get Funding for “Rebuild by Design” Projects as Part of Post-Sandy Hardening

June 10, 2014 - in Design/Engineering, Featured, Projects

Housing and Urban Development Secretary Shaun Donovan announced HUD funding for projects in New York and New Jersey, along with Mayor De Blasio, Governor Cuomo and Senator Chuck Schumer. HUD's post-Sandy program awarded combined $540 million for a 10-mile…

Mapping Out Areas in New Jersey at Risk of Flooding as Sea Levels Rise

October 29, 2013 - in Analysis, Planning

How vulnerable is New Jersey to flooding caused by rising sea levels and climate change? Very vulnerable, according to a new tool developed by Climate Central, a Princeton-based nonprofit that researches the effects of climate change. A year after Sandy hit…