high-speed transit tunnel
Transit News April 20, 2018
Elon Musk’s proposed network of high-speed transit tunnels in Los Angeles moved a step closer to reality this week when an L.A. City Council committee approved... more
Georgia express lanes project
Highway Construction News April 20, 2018
The largest road project in Georgia’s state history is just about finished as officials with the Georgia Department of Transportation (GDOT) announced that the... more
Equipment Videos April 19, 2018
Miller Pipeline utilized the Vacuworx CM 3 compact modular vacuum lifting system to handle 40 steel plates required for an infrastructure replacement project.... more
advanced transportation technologies
Funding News April 19, 2018
The Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) published a Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO) on Wednesday for states, cities and other agencies to compete for $... more
A new agreement between the University of South Florida’s Center for Urban Transportation Research and the city of Tampa will allows this new partnership to explore smart transportation projects in central Florida.
Intelligent Transportation Systems ITS News April 19, 2018
A new agreement between the University of South Florida’s Center for Urban Transportation Research and the city of Tampa will allows this new partnership to... more
Mountrail County Rte. 6
Recyclers / Reclaiming Machines / Soil Stabilizers Case Studies April 17, 2018
Eric Urness, P.E., central regional vice president with Interstate Engineering in Mandan, N.D., was working on plans to reconstruct a 11.5-mile section of BIA... more
The Carroll Avenue Bridge in Takoma Park, Md.

The Carroll Avenue Bridge in Takoma Park, Md.

Bridge Construction Case Studies April 17, 2018
Historically and visually impressive, the S.R. 195 (Carroll Avenue) bridge is a three-span, 224-ft structure that crosses the Sligo Creek Parkway, Sligo Creek... more
Connecticut DOT Waterbury Mixmaster bridges

Image: Connecticut Department of Transportation

Bridge Construction News April 17, 2018
Last month, the Connecticut Department of Transportation (CDOT) awarded a $153 million contract to rehabilitate the bridges on the Waterbury Mixmaster, the... more
Autonomous vehicle testing
Automated Vehicles News April 17, 2018
Waymo has applied to test completely autonomous cars on California roads without safety drivers on board.   The driverless technology division of Google’s... more
work-zone distracted driving campaign
Work-Zone News April 16, 2018
The National Asphalt Pavement Association (NAPA) last week launched a multimedia messaging campaign to highlight the dangers to road crews in work zones.  ... more
U.S. DOT FHWA emergency relief funding
Funding News April 16, 2018
The U.S. Department of Transportation’s (U.S. DOT) Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) on Friday announced more than $1 billion in Emergency Relief (ER)... more
Bridges Videos April 13, 2018
Roads & Bridges visited the site of the FIU pedestrian bridge collapse in Sweetwater, Fla., back in March to observe the progress of the NTSB investigation... more
Rail transit safety
Law News April 13, 2018
The Government Accountability Office (GAO) released a report that recommends the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) strengthen its safety oversight by... more
Milwaukee road adjustable risers
Manhole Risers Case Studies April 13, 2018
Several years ago, the city of Milwaukee was experiencing issues with their cast-iron manhole risers installed throughout the area. “They’re usually fine, but... more
New York State Thruway
Law News April 13, 2018
Lawyers for the Seneca Nation of Indians sued New York State on Thursday, charging that the state broke federal laws more than 60 years ago when it built a 2.7... more
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Bridges Case Studies April 13, 2018
Alkali-silica reaction (ASR), commonly known as “concrete cancer,” is a chemical reaction that can wreak havoc on concrete structures and accelerate... more
work-zone safety
Safety News April 12, 2018
Beginning this year, work zones in the state of Virginia will have rumble strips, a safety tool that will be used to capture the attention of drivers as well... more
deficient bridges
Bridges News April 11, 2018
Gov. Phil Bryant on Tuesday declared a state of emergency, issuing a proclamation that orders the Mississippi Department of Transportation (MDOT) to... more
PennDOT unveils policy action for automated vehicle safety measures
Autonomous Vehicle Systems News April 10, 2018
The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) unveiled a multi-step action plan this week to establish safety oversight of highly automated vehicles... more
Delaware DOT settles lawsuit with four firms over I-495 bridge repairs
Bridges News April 10, 2018
Following months of negotiations, the Delaware Department of Transportation (DelDOT) has tentatively settled a legal battle that sprung from a months-long... more
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