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CH2M pilots multi-state, mileage-based user fees effort to support I-95 Corridor Coalition

The I-95 Corridor Coalition is set to test the design, implementation and acceptance of user-based alternative revenue mechanisms for funding transportation. CH2M is performing the overall project management, planning and technical work for the project, which will look at mileage-based user fees as one of the alternatives.

Jacobs to acquire CH2M

Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. and CH2M HILL Companies Ltd. announced that they have entered into a definitive agreement under which Jacobs will acquire all of the outstanding shares of CH2M in a cash and stock transaction with an enterprise value (EV) of approximately $3.27 billion, including approximately $416 million of CH2M net debt.

Construction commences on Modjeski and Masters-designed I-74 bridges

Modjeski and Masters announced the start of construction on the new I-74 bridges connecting the Quad Cities region across the Mississippi River.

U.S. DOT proposes rule to streamline P3s in transit projects

The U.S. Department of Transportation’s (U.S. DOT) Federal Transit Administration (FTA) announced a proposal to facilitate public-private partnerships (P3s) in public transportation.

ACI convention includes FRP Concrete Symposium

More than 2,000 engineers, architects, contractors, educators, manufacturers, and material representatives from around the world are expected to convene at the Disneyland Hotel and Disney's Paradise Pier Hotel, Anaheim, Calif., Oct. 15-19, 2017, to collaborate on concrete codes, specifications and standards.

Illinois Tollway seeks firms for work on Move Illinois program

The Illinois Tollway is seeking firms to provide a program management office to assist the Tollway with overall program management, technical and administrative services for the Tollway’s 15-year, $14 billion capital program Move Illinois: The Illinois Tollway Driving the Future.

NV5 awarded public projects in Florida and California

NV5 Global, Inc. was awarded two infrastructure contracts totaling approximately $6 million in fees from public agencies in Florida and California.

I-4 Ultimate P3 Improvement Project earns Envision Platinum Award

The I-4 Ultimate Improvement Project, a roadway reconstruction project in Central Florida and one of the most complex and extensive infrastructure projects in the United States, received the Envision Platinum award from the Institute for Sustainable Infrastructure.

Five mid-America states win top honors in national competition

State department of transportation projects that used high-tech tools like Bluetooth sensors to make work zones safer and that improved pedestrian access to heavily traveled corridors were winners in the mid-America regional America’s Transportation Awards competition.

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