Colorado DOT begins bridge replacement as part of I-25 South Gap project
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The Colorado DOT (CDOT) recently announced that reconstruction has begun on the County Line Road bridge over I-25, one of five structures to be replaced as part of the 18-mile I-25 South Gap project between Monument and Castle Rock. In partnership with contractor Kraemer North America, the County…
March 11, 2021
City of Philadelphia seeks design team to reimagine Benjamin Franklin Parkway
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The City of Philadelphia recently kicked off a search for an urban design team to reimagine the design and function of the city's iconic Benjamin Franklin Parkway. The city is requesting proposals from renowned design teams to create a world-class public realm plan for pedestrian-centric, permanent…
March 10, 2021
The Maryland DOT State Highway Administration (MDOT SHA) has launched a new web resource for its “Context Driven” guide, which aims to improve mobility, safety, and multimodal access for communities across Maryland.  The new Context Driven: Access & Mobility for All Users web portal provides…
March 10, 2021
D.C. Metro seeks proposals for Yellow Line Bridge and tunnel rehab project
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The Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (Metro) in Washington D.C. is preparing for a major capital project that will rehabilitate the Yellow Line Bridge spanning the Potomac River. The project will also repair the steel lined tunnels between Pentagon and L’Enfant Plaza stations, both of…
March 09, 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
FTA clears L.A. Metro’s East San Fernando Valley Transit Project
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The Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Metro) recently announced that its East San Fernando Valley Light Rail Transit Project is now eligible for federal funding opportunities.  The transit line will help to reduce congestion along one of the Valley’s most heavily traveled…
March 08, 2021
Waco Suspension Bridge
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Design firm Modjeski and Masters recently announced a key milestone for the rehabilitation work on the historic Waco Suspension Bridge with the City of Waco Parks Department in Texas. As specialty engineer on the project, working under Structural Technologies, Modjeski and Masters is providing…
March 08, 2021
Results from a trial from TransLink—a public transit provider in Vancouver, British Columbia—show that copper is effective at killing bacteria on high-touch transit surfaces. Based on sample-testing performed on transit and in a lab, the trial concludes that select copper products on transit are…
March 05, 2021
President Joe Biden
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Yesterday, President Biden met with a bipartisan group from the House Transportation and Infrastructure (T&I) Committee to discuss investing in American infrastructure. The discussion follows a meeting the administration held with senators on the Environment and Public Works Committee last…
March 05, 2021
City of Las Vegas launches smart curbside management corridor
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The city of Las Vegas is starting a pilot partnership with Cox Communications to trial the company's smart curbside management solution from Cox2M, aimed at reducing downtown traffic congestion. The goal of the Las Vegas pilot is to reduce traffic congestion in downtown Las Vegas. Covering six…
March 04, 2021
The U.S. DOT this week announced that the Build America Bureau has provided an up to $448.38 million consolidated Transportation Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act (TIFIA) loan to the Central Texas Regional Mobility Authority (CTRMA) for tollway projects in the Austin, Texas metropolitan…
March 04, 2021
The California DOT (Caltrans) this week unveiled the California Transportation Plan (CTP) 2050, which details the state's long-range transportation vision and establishes a roadmap to improve mobility and accessibility in the state while reducing greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions related to…
March 04, 2021