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Infrastructure Outlook: How Technology Will Ensure $1.2 Trillion Worth of Infrastructure Projects

January 31, 2023 - in Articles, Column

The United States currently ranks 13th in the world in overall quality of infrastructure. However, with the recent passing of the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act (IIJA), the U.S. is poised to make a historic investment in improving the nation’s…

Help Wanted: Smart People; Transportation Industry Addresses Workforce Expansion and Diversification

April 28, 2022 - in Articles, Feature, Featured

Bentley Education partners with the National Society of Black Engineers to engage with talented engineering students. The $1.2 trillion Infrastructure…

America’s Economy Rides on Interstate Highways

June 29, 2021 - in News, Transportation, Uncategorized

System Turns 65 on June 29; Remains Backbone of U.S. Economy  WASHINGTON – The development of the 48,000-mile Interstate Highway System (IHS) has…

After Record Year, Modest Declines Expected in 2021 Transportation Construction Market

December 11, 2020 - in Featured, News, Transportation

Slowdown Not Surprisingly Reflects Pandemic-Induced Recession & Budget Pressures  WASHINGTON — The U.S. transportation construction market is expected to shrink 5.5 percent next year, driven primarily by the severe economic recession caused…

Roundtable Group Formed to Influence Change and Growth for Resilient Roadways in the United States

October 18, 2020 - in Roads, Transportation

Resilient Roads Roundtable announces new website – resilientroadways.com    (ATLANTA, GA)  – A partnership of key transportation infrastructure industry organizations has formed a roundtable to promote the development of more resilient roads…

The Transportation Law Legacy Of Ruth Bader Ginsburg

September 29, 2020 - in News, People

Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, who passed away on September 18 after an 11-year battle with pancreatic cancer, was involved in several major transportation legal cases during her time on the nation’s highest court – most of them coming…

Overview of the Idaho Transportation Department

March 27, 2018 - in Transportation, Videos

The Idaho Transportation Department created a video describing the agency and what it does.

Final Thoughts: Bridges: Overcoming Gaps Literally and Metaphorically

June 12, 2017 - in Articles, Column

The main theme of this issue of Informed Infrastructure is “bridges,” which allow people to cross rivers that used to be barriers. They provide a way to span a gap or valley rather than travel long distances around them. Bridges allow different modes of…

U.S. Transportation Secretary Foxx Announces TIGER Awards Nearly $500 Million in Grants to Projects Focused on Safety and Economic Opportunity

August 1, 2016 - in Transportation

WASHINGTON – U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx announced today nearly $500 million will be made available for transportation projects across the country in the eighth round of the highly successful and competitive Transportation Investment Generating…

Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) Announces Availability of $8.9 Million for Tribal Transportation Grants

July 25, 2016 - in Transportation

A Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO) that appeared in the Federal Register this week announced the availability of $8.9 million in competitive grants from the Tribal Transportation Program Safety Funds program. The FHWA plans to conduct outreach regarding…