AASHTO names 12 projects as finalists in 2021 America's Transportation Awards
The American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials (AASHTO) today announced the Top 12 finalists in the 2021 America’s Transportation Awards competition. The Top 12 finalists—chosen from 80 nominees from 35 state DOTs via four U.S. regional contests—now compete for the Grand…
September 24, 2021
Delaware DOT celebrates completion of phase II of the Capital City Trail
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Members of the Delaware Department of Transportation (DelDOT) along with other state and local officials participated in a ribbon-cutting ceremony for the completion of Phase II-Capital City Trail. "With each completed phase of work the Capital City Trail we move closer to completing what will…
August 25, 2021
Delaware DOT opens bicycle, pedestrian pathway in City of Rehoboth Beach
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The Delaware Department of Transportation (DelDOT) today marked the completion of the Junction and Breakwater Pathway Rehoboth Beach Extension—a major pathway for bicycles and pedestrians. The $513,000 project—a partnership between DelDOT, DNREC and the City of Rehoboth Beach—included the…
June 25, 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 Delaware DOT (DelDOT), in collaboration with other state and federal agencies, recently unveiled the Delaware 2021-2025 Strategic Highway Safety Plan (SHSP). Since 2010, over 1,100 people have died and 5,600 people have been seriously injured because of a motor vehicle crash on Delaware's…
March 09, 2021
Reason Foundation’s 25th Annual Highway Report finds North Dakota, Missouri, and Kansas have the nation’s best state-owned road systems in the report's overall rankings of state highway performance and cost-effectiveness. In terms of return on investment, New Jersey, Alaska, Delaware, and…
November 20, 2020
Delaware DOT completes nearly $100M in projects for first half of 2020
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The Delaware DOT (DelDOT) recently shared that it has completed a variety of infrastructure projects across the state in the first half of 2020 totaling nearly $100 million in infrastructure investments. "This has been an unusual year, but we continue to press forward on the largest infrastructure…
July 13, 2020
Delaware Memorial Bridge protection system
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The Delaware River and Bay Authority (DRBA) recently selected Modjeski and Masters as prime consultant for the Delaware Memorial Bridge Protection System project. For this contract, Modjeski and Masters will design a vessel collision protection system for both the northbound and southbound Delaware…
June 11, 2019
The second full day of sessions and exhibition hall camaraderie passed almost too quickly. So many things were happening at once, it was, as is usually the case at conferences such as this, necessary to miss more than you could take in. The choices were tough, but there was much to consider and…
June 07, 2019
The Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) yesterday announced $10.2 million in Surface Transportation System Funding Alternatives (STSFA) grants to seven states to test new ways to finance highway and bridge projects. The program’s goal is to allow states to test user-based alternatives to support…
February 13, 2019