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Northeast states receive honors for America’s best transportation projects

State department of transportation projects that greatly improved safety for transit commuters and revolutionized the way it collected tolls across an entire state are among the winners in the northeast regional America’s Transportation Awards competition.

WSP and TTI partner to advance transportation research

WSP USA and the Texas A&M Transportation Institute (TTI) signed a memorandum of understanding to jointly collaborate on creating a stronger connection between research and deployment of transportation systems management and operations (TSMO) as well as connected and automated vehicle solutions. 

CDOT releases statement on I-70 East litigation

The Central 70 Project will remove the 53-year old I-70 viaduct in central Denver, lower a section of I-70 below grade, and construct a 4-acre park over the interstate in the Elyria and Swansea neighborhoods.

ODOT/ACEC honor CH2M-designed interchange

Ohio Department of Transportation's I-270/US 33 Interchange, designed by CH2M, received the 2017 ODOT/ACEC Partnering Award for Excellence in Highway Design in the Best Urban Project category.

AEC TECH NEWS: Bluesky launches tree failure risk tool

In partnership with the UK's University of Lancaster, aerial mapping company Bluesky launched a tool that can be used to predict the likelihood of trees falling on essential infrastructure.

Balfour Beatty forms design consultant partnership

Balfour Beatty, the international infrastructure group, announced formation of a collaborative UK Strategic Design Consultant Partnership with Atkins, Mott MacDonald and WSP.

TransCore to design, build Houston’s ITS

The City of Houston awarded TransCore a $33.6 million contract to design and build an Intelligent Transportation System (ITS) that will be deployed across 489 intersections throughout the city.

FRA releases Hudson Tunnel Project review

The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) published the Draft Environmental Impact Statement review (DEIS) for the Hudson Tunnel Project

U.S. DOT awards airport improvement grants

The U.S. Department of Transportation announced the Federal Aviation Administration will award $230 million in Airport Improvement Program (AIP) grants for 104 airports and $105.3 million in airport infrastructure grants to 133 airports across the United States.

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