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Americans Ready to Open their Wallets for Better Roads, Interstates

September 12, 2014 - in Corporate, Maintenance, Transportation

As transportation industry experts from around the world gather in Austin for the International Bridge, Tunnel and Turnpike Association’s 82nd Annual Meeting & Exhibition, Sept. 14-17, infrastructure solutions firm HNTB Corporation announces the results…

One Year After Floods, Colorado Governor Lauds CDOT Recovery

September 10, 2014 - in Construction, Projects, Transportation

Standing at the site of some of the worst destruction of last year’s floods at US 36 just out of Lyons, Gov. John Hickenlooper on Monday commended the…

Tennessee Funds Transportation Projects Aimed at Reducting Congestion and Pollution

Tennessee Department of Transportation Commissioner John Schroer announced today the award of over $27 million in Congestion Mitigation and Air Quality…

Florida’s Governor Scott Announces $806.7 Million for Six Transportation Projects

August 15, 2014 - in Corporate, Roads, Transportation

Today, Governor Rick Scott announced the advancement of more than $806 million for six major transportation projects throughout the state that will enhance safety, relieve congestion and increase mobility for Florida’s families. Projects slated for advancement…

Yotta Partners FM Conway to Deliver Multi Million Pound Westminster Contract

August 4, 2014 - in Corporate, Maintenance, Roads, Transportation

Yotta is partnering with infrastructure services company FM Conway to deliver a £30 million (Euro 37 million) per annum Highway Maintenance Contract for Westminster City Council. Yotta will be implementing their Horizons visualized asset management platform…

As Highway Trust Fund Nears Collapse, Poll Shows a Majority of Americans Worry About Unsafe Conditions

June 18, 2014 - in Maintenance, Projects, Transportation

As the Highway Trust Fund nears collapse, a new national random-sample survey released today shows that a majority of Americans are worried about unsafe conditions on roads and highways. Nearly three in ten say poor road conditions have contributed to an accident…

New Study Catalogs Overdue Investments for New York’s Aging Infrastructure

Following the devastation of Superstorm Sandy in October 2012, New York City’s essential infrastructure needs were made a top policy priority for the first time in decades. The scale and severity of the storm prompted numerous studies to assess the damage…

Are Infrastructure Needs Truly Urgent?

March 14, 2014 - in Maintenance

After a gas explosion in East Harlem killed at least eight people on Wednesday, New Yorkers were shocked to learn that some gas mains in the area, and probably elsewhere, are 127 years old. While it’s unclear what caused the blast or whether the main was…

North Vancouver Adds Road Sensors to Deal with Slick Weather

January 27, 2014 - in Roads, Sensors, Transit, Transportation

The District of North Vancouver is hoping innovative technology will help combat some of its slick winter roads. Road condition sensors, installed this year at the intersection of Ross Road and Mountain Highway in Lynn Valley, use infrared technology to measure…