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America’s Top 10 transportation projects compete for two national awards

The American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials, AAA and the U.S. Chamber of Commerce announced the 2015 America's Transportation Awards competition top 10 project finalists.

Joint Kentucky-Indiana Milton-Madison Bridge project singled out for transportation award

A joint project by Kentucky and Indiana to replace a deteriorating Ohio River bridge with minimal disruption of river navigation and cross-river traffic has been singled out for a prestigious transportation award. The Milton-Madison Bridge project, which resulted in a modern, four-lane bridge connecting Milton, Kentucky and Madison, Indiana, was declared a regional winner in the Americas Transportation Awards competition.

Jacobs awarded contract by New Jersey Department of Transportation

Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. has announced that it was awarded a contract from the New Jersey Department of Transportation to provide construction inspection services for the rehabilitation of the existing 4,877 ft. EB (low-level) Route 37 Mathis Bridge over Barnegat Bay, including the double-leaf bascule section.

Lehman Engineers welcomes new addition to transportation department

P. JOSEPH LEHMAN, Inc., Consulting Engineers has announced that . Adam Katrancha has joined the firm as an engineerin its transportation department. Katrancha brings more than17 years of highway and site design experience to the firm.

ARTBA hosts inaugural meeting of Transportation Investment Advocates Council

More than two dozen transportation champions came together July 15 in the nations capital for the inaugural meeting of the Transportation Investment Advocates Council a national network of construction and better roads professionals, chamber of commerce executives, and public officials who share a common interest in building support for transportation infrastructure investments in their state or local community.

Inhofe, Boxer, Vitter, Carper introduce six-year surface transportation reauthorization

Members of the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee introduced a six-year surface transportation reauthorization bill titled the Developing a Reliable and Innovative Vision for the Economy (DRIVE) Act.

Virginia approves data-driven scoring process to select transportation projects

The Virginia Commonwealth Transportation Board (CTB) approved a new scoring process for transportation projects. Once projects are scored, the CTB will have the best information possible to select the right projects for funding.

First regional winners of America’s Transportation Awards announced

Two New Jersey Department of Transportation projects are the first regional winners in the 2015 America's Transportation Awards competition.

ARTBA: Clean Water Rule will delay transportation projects

A major regulatory proposal announced today by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) relating to the Clean Water Act (CWA) will require additional burdensome permitting requirements and could be used as a litigation tool by project opponents, both of which will result in delays to key transportation improvements, the American Road & Transportation Builders Association (ARTBA) says.

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