Transportation

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U.S. DOT launches Infrastructure For Rebuilding America (INFRA) grant program

The Department of Transportation (DOT) announced the Infrastructure for Rebuilding America (INFRA) discretionary grant program through a Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO) in the Federal Register.

Seattle light rail construction underway on floating bridge

Sound Transit announced that construction on the East Link light rail extension is now underway in the center lanes of the Homer M. Hadley floating bridge across Lake Washington.

MTA chairman announces plan to overhaul subway system

MTA Chairman Joseph Lhota, at the MTA Genius Transit Challenge Conference, responded to Governor Cuomo's challenge by announcing he will conduct a top-to-bottom audit to overhaul the organization and present a plan within 60 days to modernize the subway system.

AISC issues new certification program requirements

The American Institute of Steel Construction (AISC) issued new certification program requirements for its Bridge and Highway Metal Component Manufacturers Program and the Sophisticated Paint Endorsement

Modjeski and Masters selected for work on Blue Water Bridge in Michigan

Modjeski and Masters announced its selection as prime consultant by the Michigan Department of Transportation for the anchor link and gusset plate replacement on the first Blue Water Bridge.

Nebraska launches Department of Transportation

Nebraska Governor Pete Ricketts, along with Kyle Schneweis, director of the newly created Nebraska Department of Transportation (NDOT), unveiled the new name and logo for the Department of Transportation.

WGI acquires Carl Walker, Inc.

Design, planning, and surveying firm WGI joined forces with award-winning parking consulting and structural engineering provider Carl Walker, Inc.

Five Western states receive top honors in America’s Transportation Awards

State department of transportation projects that restored essential highways following devastating landslides and improved safety for motorists and wildlife are among the winners in the western regional America’s Transportation Awards competition.

Survey finds U.S. mayors taking action on climate protection, and planning for more

Cities across the country are showing leadership in promoting renewable electricity, low-carbon transportation, and energy efficiency, according to preliminary results of a survey jointly conducted by The U.S. Conference of Mayors (USCM) and the Center for Climate and Energy Solutions (C2ES).