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The Governors Highway Safety Association (GHSA) recently released a new report that makes the case for the integral role of road user behavior in traffic safety. The report includes recommendations for how organizations and advocates can work together toward ending roadway deaths. This new report,…
December 20, 2021
The Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) this week announced that it is $52.5 billion in funding to all 50 states and the District of Columbia under the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act (IIJA). FHWA says the $52.5 billion in apportioned funding for FY 2022 represents an increase of more than…
December 16, 2021
Rendering of NASA Causeway Bridge
Rendering of NASA Causeway Bridge. Image: Florida DOT
The Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) this week hosted a groundbreaking ceremony for the new NASA Causeway Bridge, a $126 million project to build two high-level fixed bridges over the Indian River. The new bridge will provide a new gateway to Kennedy Space Center and Cape Canaveral Space…
December 15, 2021
truck freight highway network
Image: TRIP
A new report from transportation research nonprofit TRIP says it will be critical that states make additional investments to improve the efficiency and condition of the nation’s freight network to minimize supply chain disruptions. The report—titled “The U.S. Freight Network’s Critical Role in the…
December 14, 2021
The San Diego Association of Governments (SANDAG) Board of Directors recently voted to adopt the 2021 Regional Plan, the blueprint for transportation in the San Diego region through 2050. SANDAG says the plan covers pedestrian, cyclist, vehicular, and public transportation. It was developed using a…
December 13, 2021
Drivers will be able to use the new Express Lanes on the I-25 South Gap project by Friday, Dec. 10, the Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) announced this week. There is one new Express Lane in each direction on I-25 between Castle Rock and Monument. Tolls are currently being waived as the…
December 09, 2021
The U.S. Department of Transportation (U.S. DOT) is seeking public input on the draft five-year DOT Strategic Framework. U.S. DOT announced a request for comments this week to give the public an opportunity to help shape the department’s goals and priorities for the nation’s transportation system…
December 08, 2021
intersection analytics systems
Image: Derq
The City of Fremont, California will deploy intersection analytics systems on a 9-mile section of the the Fremont Boulevard Safe and Smart Corridor Project. This multi-year project is touted as one of the most advanced and connected corridors in the U.S. The City of Fremont is partnering with Derq…
December 07, 2021
New Mexico DOT opens I-25 University Avenue Project
Image: New Mexico DOT
The New Mexico Department of Transportation (NMDOT) recently held a ribbon cutting to officially open the I-25 University Avenue Project in Las Cruces. The approximately $34 million project, which has been under construction since January 2020, is designed to improve safety and traffic flow at one…
December 06, 2021
I-74 Mississippi River Bridge project in Quad Cities
Image: Lunda Construction / Iowa & Illinois DOT
A ribbon-cutting ceremony was held this week to celebrate opening the new I-74 Mississippi River Bridge to traffic in the Quad Cities between Iowa and Illinois. The new I-74 Mississippi River Bridge is anticipated to open to traffic in early December, delivering four lanes in each direction. The…
December 02, 2021
The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) recently announced the completion of two new roundabouts and the widening of Colorado Highway 9 (CO-9) to four lanes in Summit County. The department worked in partnership with SEMA Construction, and road work began on the Frisco to Iron Springs…
November 30, 2021
Arizona DOT completes major rebuild of I-10/Houghton Road interchange
Image: Arizona DOT
The Arizona Department of Transportation (ADOT) recently announced that all lanes of the Houghton Road interchange at I-10 in southern Arizona are now open. The $24.4 million project features a diverging diamond interchange, a design that will improve safety and traffic flow in a rapidly growing…
November 29, 2021
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