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Shared bus-bike lanes, multimodal improvements completed in Lynn, Mass.
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The City of Lynn, Massachusetts, along with state agency partners, this week announced the completion of a series of quick-build multimodal road treatments along North Common Street, South Common Street, and Market Street in Lynn, including shared bus-bike lanes and dedicated bike lanes. These…
April 16, 2021
U.S. 97 over the Link River and Main Street in Klamath Falls, Oregon
U.S. 97 over the Link River and Main Street in Klamath Falls, Oregon. Image: Oregon DOT
Seven bridges in the Klamath Falls area in Oregon will be the focus of a $32 million seismic retrofitting project that will begin this year and continue for the next four years. The Oregon Department of Transportation says it is all part of a seismic resiliency plan spearheaded by the state of…
April 16, 2021
Delaware Transit Corp. launches microtransit service for rural communities
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The Delaware Transit Corp. (DTC), in partnership with Via, launched DART Connect, the state's first on-demand microtransit service that will transform mobility in the rural communities of Georgetown and Millsboro in Sussex County, Delaware. DART Connect is a pilot project funded under the Federal…
April 15, 2021
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), St. Paul District, awarded a $67 million contract to Industrial Builders Inc. of West Fargo, North Dakota, for the Fargo-Moorhead diversion project. The goal of the project is to complete the I-29 grade raise portion of the Fargo, North Dakota / Moorhead,…
April 15, 2021
The U.S. Department of Transportation (U.S. DOT) this week announced the availability of $1 billion in discretionary grant funding through the Rebuilding American Infrastructure with Sustainability and Equity (RAISE) grants. RAISE, formerly known as BUILD and TIGER, has awarded over $8.935 billion…
April 14, 2021
Rep. Tom O’Halleran (D-Arizona) and Rep. Bruce Westerman (R-Arkansas) introduced H.R. 2481, the High Risk Rural Roads Safety Grant Program Act, in the U.S. House of Representatives. The bipartisan proposal, which is strongly supported by the American Traffic Safety Services Association (ATSSA),…
April 14, 2021
The Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) is conducting a first-of-its-kind nationwide small, minority-owned, and woman-owned business disparity study. The study seeks to determine whether the playing field is level for firms aspiring to win subcontracts from grantees receiving federal funds…
April 13, 2021
THEA announces opening of Selmon West Extension in Tampa, Florida region
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The Tampa Hillsborough Expressway Authority (THEA) recently announced plans to open the Selmon West Extension, an elevated 1.9-mile toll lane providing a connection for drivers traveling from Brandon to Pinellas County in Florida. Construction of the $230 million project began in late 2018 and will…
April 13, 2021
The American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials (AASHTO) recently sent a five-page letter to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) outlining recommendations for the agency’s Automated Driving System Safety Framework.  AASHTO noted in its letter that, “…
April 12, 2021
Today, the White House released state-by-state fact sheets that highlight the needs in every state across the country for the investments proposed by President Biden in the American Jobs Plan. The fact sheets highlight 12 key areas to be addressed in the infrastructure plan, including the number of…
April 12, 2021
Allied Technical Services joins Atlas Copco dealer network
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Atlas Copco Power Technique has announced Allied Technical Services Inc. as a dealer, effective immediately. The company is based in Cincinnati, Ohio. Allied Technical Services will provide rental, sales, service and distribution of Atlas Copco submersible, surface, and high head pumps and…
April 09, 2021
The Justice Department this week moved to intervene in a disability discrimination lawsuit that private plaintiffs with visual disabilities brought against the City of Chicago under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). The department’s proposed complaint alleges that the city fails to provide…
April 09, 2021
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