The American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials (AASHTO), AAA and the U.S. Chamber of Commerce announced that the Connecticut Department of Transportation has earned the Grand Prize and the Florida Department of Transportation was voted the People’s Choice Award winner in the 2016 America's Transportation Awards competition.
Skanska and its joint venture partner Stacy and Witbeck (SSW) announced that construction of foundations for the new Sixth Street Viaduct will begin this month.
Acrow Bridge recently completed installation of a permanent, steel pipe trestle bridge at the Port of Wilmington, N.C. Due to the recent expansion of the Panama Canal, the Cape Fear River at the port needed to be widened to accommodate turning movements of larger vessels. As a result, the existing pipe trestle needed to be abandoned and reconstructed outside the river dredging limits.
The Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) announced that the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) and the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) have approved RIDOT's 10-year transportation plan — a first for Rhode Island and only the third long-range plan of its type adopted nationwide.
Parsons was honored by the National Council of Structural Engineers Associations (NCSEA) with the 2016 Excellence in Structural Engineering Award – Outstanding Project in the new bridges or transportation structure category.
New York Governor Andrew M. Cuomo announced a “transformational” plan to reimagine New York's crossings for the 21st century. The plan will institute state-of-the-art automatic tolling at all MTA bridges and tunnels and implement new tunnel barriers to control major floods and seismic measures on bridges, among other actions.
The Michigan Department of Transportation awarded Parsons a three-year contract to provide structural services for the Michigan-owned portion of the Blue Water Bridge. This twin-span international bridge serves as a gateway linking Canada and the United States.