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A Shoulder to Drive On

Dallas-Fort Worth Highways Demand Innovative Solutions to Alleviate Congestion. By Nancy Mitchell, P.E. State Highway 121 is a major highway that runs from southwest to northeast...

Washington infrastructure earns overall GPA of ‘C’ from ASCE

The Inland Empire, Seattle and Tacoma-Olympia Sections of the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) released the 2019 Washington Infrastructure Report Card, giving nine categories of infrastructure an overall grade of “C,” which is the same grade Washington State (State) received in 2013.

Team envisions future of the American road

Headquartered at the University of Kansas School of Engineering, a research team is envisioning what U.S. roads, highways, bridges and supporting infrastructure could look like in coming decades

Caltrans releases first Climate Change Vulnerability Assessment

Caltrans released its first Climate Change Vulnerability Assessment, an effort by the department to understand how and where the future effects of climate change may impact the State Highway System and its users.

Maryland announces $461 million for Baltimore traffic relief

Maryland Governor Larry Hogan announced $461 million in new traffic relief initiatives for the Baltimore region, including adding lanes to 27 miles of highway to alleviate congestion on the Baltimore Beltway (I-695) and I-95. The Maryland Department of Transportation (MDOT) and the Maryland Transportation Authority (MDTA) are pursuing three design-build projects to achieve the greatest possible amount of peak-hour congestion relief on the Baltimore Beltway and I-95.

Arcadis awarded general engineering contract for GDOT

Arcadis announced a five-year contract for general engineering and support services with the Georgia Department of Transportation (GDOT). The on-call program is for up to $100 million in task orders for highway projects, including bridge replacements, road widening and interchange improvements.

U.S. DOT loans $106.95 million to the Colorado HPTE for C-470 Express Lanes Project

The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Build America Bureau will provide a $106.95 million TIFIA loan to the Colorado High Performance Transportation Enterprise to finance completion of the C-470 Express Lanes Project.

Arcadis to provide connected and autonomous vehicle planning to Louisiana

Arcadis U.S., Inc. contracted with the State of Louisiana’s Department of Transportation and Development (DOTD) to provide technical support services and facilitate planning activities related to connected and autonomous vehicles and their impact on highway infrastructure.

TxDOT awards design-build contract for Grand Parkway

The Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) selected Grand Parkway Infrastructure to serve as the design-builder to develop, design, construct and maintain approximately 44 miles of SH 99/Grand Parkway segments.
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