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Pennsylvania Transportation Commission adopts updated 12-year program

The Pennsylvania State Transportation Commission updated the 12-Year Transportation program. The new plan anticipates $61.9 billion being available over the next 12 years for improvements to roads, bridges, transit systems, airports and railroads.

National competition honors five Mid-Western states for exceptional transportation projects

The departments of transportation of five states Illinois, Michigan, Missouri, Ohio, and Wisconsin won awards in a national competition that recognizes excellence in transportation projects that improve travel safety, reduce roadway congestion, and provide more travel options to consumers.

Designed to Move

Grooved pipe couplings and hangers support fire suppression andstormwater management on Seattles new floating bridge.

Transportation advocates highlight strategies for advancing funding at state, local level

More than 100 transportation construction and business leaders, and public officials from 30 states came together July 13 in Washington, D.C., to share best practices for advancing transportation funding legislation and ballot initiatives during the 3rd Annual National Workshop for State & Local Transportation Advocates.

VHB to study downtown Naples, Fla. transportation improvement options

The City of Naples, Fla. selected VHB to develop concept plans that promote economic development in downtown Naples through transportation improvements that enhance mobility and safety for all modes of travel.

Call for Nominations: 2016 ARTBA Women Leaders in Transportation Design & Construction Awards

The American Road & Transportation Builders Associations (ARTBA) Women Leaders in Transportation Design and Construction Council is now accepting nominations for its annual awards program. The awards honor the extraordinary efforts of individuals, companies and public agencies that promote leadership and career advancement for women in the industry.

Seven western states claim national awards for outstanding transportation projects

Seven western state departments of transportation claimed awards in a national competition highlighting excellence in projects that have improved travel safety, reduced roadway congestion, and provided more mobility options.

Building Rugged Haul Roads

Demonstration proves geogrid can minimize rutting and reduce aggregate use.

Virginia initiates first transportation program based on objective, data-driven prioritization

The Commonwealth Transportation Board (CTB) voted on the first wave of transportation projects scored by Virginias new data-driven prioritization process. The process evaluates each projects merits using key factors, including: improvements to safety, congestion reduction, accessibility, land use, economic development and the environment.

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