Guide helps state DOTs enhance communications

February 21st, 2017 by

A research study conducted on behalf of the National Cooperative Highway Research Program concludes that now more than ever public agencies should communicate under an integrated structure using strategic communications planning.

Parsons selected for I-95/LPGA Boulevard Interchange improvement in Florida

February 21st, 2017 by

The Florida Department of Transportation, District 5 (FDOT District 5) selected Parsons to perform an interchange analysis for the conceptual layout and ultimate reconfiguration of the I-95 Interchange with LPGA Boulevard in Volusia County, Fla.

HDR projects win ACEC Colorado awards

February 21st, 2017 by

HDR received two state-level awards from the American Council of Engineering Companies of Colorado for its 2017 Engineering Excellence Awards competition.

Elevated Bayonne Bridge roadway opens to traffic

February 20th, 2017 by

The Bayonne Bridge’s new elevated roadway opened to drivers Feb. 20.

ARTBA urges House committee to reform Clean Air Act

February 20th, 2017 by

The American Road & Transportation Builders Association (ARTBA) Feb. 16 called on Congress to overhaul the method by which the federal Clean Air Act (CAA) sets National Ambient Air Quality Standards (NAAQS).

LAN selected to develop railroad safety zone

February 20th, 2017 by

The City of Ennis, Texas, selected Lockwood, Andrews & Newnam, Inc. (LAN) to develop a safety zone along the Union Pacific Railroad

PANYNJ board approves largest ever 10-year capital plan

February 17th, 2017 by

The Port Authority of New York & New Jersey (PANYNJ) Board of Commissioners approved the agency’s largest ever $32.2 billion 2017-2026 Capital Plan.

ARTBA: Endangered Species Act needs targeted reforms

February 17th, 2017 by

The American Road & Transportation Builders Association (ARTBA) Feb. 15 told a U.S. Senate panel the Endangered Species Act’s (ESA) “critical habitat” provision should be replaced with a “less expansive habitat preservation system.

Nearly 56,000 American bridges on structurally deficient list

February 15th, 2017 by

An analysis of the U.S. Department of Transportation’s recently released 2016 National Bridge Inventory data finds cars, trucks and school buses cross the nation’s 55,710 structurally compromised bridges 185 million times daily.

Hill International wins ACEC California Engineering Excellence Honor Award for the Metro Gold Line Foothill Extension Project

February 14th, 2017 by

Hill International was recognized with a 2017 Engineering Excellence Honor Award from ACEC California for its management of the Metro Gold Line Foothill Extension Project.