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The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) today announced that 37 projects will receive a share of $15.8 million in funding to support strategies that develop, deploy and demonstrate solutions that improve transit agencies' operations and enhance rider mobility during the COVID-19 pandemic. "These…
January 19, 2021
Utah Valley University pedestrian bridge
Image: Utah DOT
Officials in the state of Utah are set to unveil a new pedestrian bridge that will connect Utah Valley University (UVU) with the UTA FrontRunner Orem Central Station at a ribbon-cutting ceremony on Thursday. The $30.7 million bridge was built through a partnership with UVU, the Utah DOT (UDOT), the…
January 13, 2021
A rendering of what the new Multimodal Ferry Terminal will look like at Mukilteo; the new terminal is replacing a seismically vulnerable structure on a route that connects residents in Whidbey Island to the city of Mukilteo.
A rendering of what the new Multimodal Ferry Terminal will look like at Mukilteo; the new terminal is replacing a seismically vulnerable structure on a route that connects residents in Whidbey Island to the city of Mukilteo.
The Pennsylvania DOT has selected Modjeski and Masters as prime consultant for its I-81/S.R. 115 Interchange Reconstruction project. The major roadways of the project have not been updated since their original design and construction in the 1960s, so there is a sincere need for a remodel…
December 17, 2020
Sarah Mildred Long Bridge
Sarah Mildred Long Bridge.
The Portland Cement Association (PCA) has announced six bridge projects as the winners in its 2020 Concrete Bridge Awards. The Awards of Excellence from the 17th Biennial Concrete Bridge Awards Competition is co-sponsored by PCA and Roads & Bridges Media. The competition, instituted in 1988,…
December 10, 2020
The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) this week announced grant awards to six projects in six states totaling approximately $1.37 million in research funding through the Real-Time Asset Management Program.  The agency says these projects will support infrastructure innovation in the transit…
December 01, 2020
Six lanes now open on I-15 Technology Corridor in Utah
Image: Utah DOT
The Utah DOT (UDOT) recently announced the opening of six lanes in each direction through the I-15 Technology Corridor project, from S.R. 92 to Main Street in Lehi—the last section of I-15 to be widened to six lanes between Bangerter Highway and Orem. Completed work so far includes eliminating a…
November 02, 2020
Transportation construction companies from three states were recognized for their outstanding employee safety programs during the American Road & Transportation Builders Association’s (ARTBA) National Convention. The annual ARTBA “Contractor Safety Awards” were created to promote worker safety…
October 23, 2020
Unique on-ramps to open along I-15 Technology Corridor project in Utah
Southbound I-15 access at 2100 North along I-15 Technology Corridor. Image: Utah DOT
The Utah DOT (UDOT) is set to open two new unique on-ramps to southbound I-15 in Lehi as part of the I-15 Technology Corridor project.  These ramps will provide direct access to the freeway and improve traffic flow in this fast-growing area of the state. Opening these ramps is a major milestone for…
August 27, 2020
I-15 Northbound—Salt Lake County project in Utah
I-15 Northbound—Salt Lake County project in Utah. Image: Utah DOT
The Utah DOT (UDOT) recently announced its top construction projects for 2020, which are selected for their regional significance, level of community interest, and benefit to state residents. UDOT has more than 220 construction projects statewide that are currently in progress or scheduled to start…
April 20, 2020
Navajo Division of Transportation funding needs
Image: Navajo Division of Transportation
The Navajo Division of Transportation (NDOT) recently reported that it would take 116 years to meet its current infrastructure needs totaling $7.9 billion. NDOT completed the draft Navajo Nation Transportation Bonding Program last fall. NDOT Executive Director Garret Silversmith said the bonding…
January 06, 2020
I-15 pedestrian bridge Utah Valley University
Image: Utah Valley University
Construction of the new I-15 pedestrian bridge that will connect Utah Valley University (UVU) with the Utah Transit Authority (UTA) FrontRunner Orem Central Station is underway. The nearly 1,000-ft structure—which is a joint project between Utah DOT (UDOT), UTA, and UVU—was designed to make public…
November 20, 2019
Utah County regional transportation plan
Image: Mountainland Association of Governments
Utah's Mountainland Association of Governments (MAG) recently released TransPlan50, its regional transportation plan for urbanized Utah County. The projects and programs proposed within the plan area are a coordinated system of capital-intensive roadway projects, transportation services, transit…
October 17, 2019
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