Civil + Structural Engineering News

PA P3 board approves projects

Pennsylvania’s Public-Private Partnership (P3) board approved two projects – one that will establish a wetland mitigation bank to offset environmental impacts from construction or development projects, and another to pursue transit oriented development.

Proposal for P3 development project around Pennsylvania train station takes step forward

The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) announced that it will soon take the next steps toward entering into a public-private partnership (P3) contract with a private partner to develop parking and commercial development around the Middletown train station, which will be rebuilt through a multi-partner project.

Transportation agencies in Pennsylvania, Ohio and Michigan form ‘Smart Belt Coalition’ to collaborate on automated, connected vehicles

The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) and Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission (PTC) have formed the Smart Belt Coalition – a first-of-its-kind collaboration – with transportation agencies in Ohio and Michigan that will focus on automated and connected vehicle initiatives.

Unique precast pipe structure helps community park with increased stormwater runoff

Unsettled with the increasing stormwater flowing through the Hanover Township Community Park, in Bethlehem, Pa., the Hanover Township Public Works Department teamed with Oldcastle Precast to devise a unique stormwater solution, using special reinforced concrete pipes, to reconstruct the exiting stormwater structure.

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