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Pennsylvania Public-Private Partnership Board Approves Commonwealth Fiber Optic Communication Project

June 10, 2016 - in Projects, Transportation

Harrisburg, Pa.—Pennsylvania’s Public-Private Partnership (P3) Board recently approved a Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission project to install a fiber optic cable along the 550-mile Turnpike and extensions to provide communication capacity for the commission,…

Pennsylvania Takes Steps to Lead on Autonomous Vehicle Development

June 2, 2016 - in Corporate, Planning, Transportation

Pittsburgh, Pa.—Citing the future anticipated benefits to travel safety, the environment and mobility, PennDOT Secretary Leslie S. Richards today joined…

PennDOT Open New Transportation Data Portal

Less than a month after Governor Tom Wolf announced steps to make Pennsylvania’s data more transparent and accessible to the public, the Pennsylvania…

Philadelphia-Area Commuters Gain Greater Access to Vital Train Station with New Roadway Design

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

PHILADELPHIA, Pa., May 26, 2016—Michael Baker International, a global leader in engineering, planning and consulting services, is playing a role in the multi-faceted effort to improve the Paoli Intermodal Transportation Center, a key rail depot in the western…

PennDOT Announces New Bike Route Mapping Tool to Assist Riders

Harrisburg, Pa.—The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT), the Department of Conservation and Natural Resources (DCNR), the Department of Health (DOH) and the Department of Labor & Industry (L&I) joined other state and local officials…

PennDOT Accepting Unsolicited Public-Private Partnership Proposals Until April 30

April 8, 2016 - in Corporate, Transportation

Harrisburg, PA – The PennDOT Office of Public-Private Partnerships (P3) today announced that it is accepting unsolicited proposals for transportation projects from the private sector through April 30. The submission period applies to PennDOT-owned projects…

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.…

PennDOT to Improve River Road in Solebury Township

February 25, 2016 - in Design/Engineering, Projects, Transportation

Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) has announced that construction will begin Monday, February 29 on a $3.9 million project to improve travel and safety on Route 32 in Solebury Township, Bucks County, by replacing a 1,300-foot-long deteriorated…

Pennsylvania Plow Trucks Now Tracked Publicly

January 12, 2016 - in Corporate, Maintenance, Sensors, Transportation

Harrisburg, Pa., Jan. 11, 2016 – As part of an expanded technology pilot, the public can now view hundreds of plow trucks on interstates and expressways this winter at www.511PA.com, Governor Tom Wolf announced today. The announcement is part of the Automated…

Pennsylvania Partners with Waze to Improve Traveler Information

December 15, 2015 - in Corporate, Sensors, Transportation

Harrisburg, Pa.—Governor Tom Wolf today announced travel information available for Pennsylvania roadways is being expanded through a free, two-way data-sharing partnership between the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) and Waze (www.waze.com),…