May 27, 2022
  • 11:51 am Work Zone Incursions Increase for Highway Contractors
  • 11:49 am AASHTO Highlights Conflicting Safety Provisions in IIJA
  • 11:46 am State DOTs Providing Support for AAIM Act
  • 11:42 am Virginia Tech Testing Work Zone Safety System
  • 11:39 am AASHTO Provides NHTSA with ADAS Feedback

A 66-page report issued by the Alabama Department of Transportation in late January is being viewed as a tool for mapping out the state’s infrastructure needs for the next 20 years – especially in terms of determining capacity needs and how to generate the funds to build it. [Above photo by AARoads.] “Infrastructure demand for […]

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A 69-page report funded by the Governor’s Office of Energy suggests that Nevada should plan to “electrify” its transportation system in part through electricity generated from solar and geothermal sources. [Above photo by the Nevada DOT.] “Electrifying the movement of goods and people around the state moves the needle forward on all of Nevada’s priorities […]

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The Arizona Department of Transportation identified four major highway projects in a Jan. 28 statement that it plans to wrap up in 2019; projects designed to improve transportation of both people and goods throughout southern Arizona. [Above photo by Arizona DOT.] Those four projects are: A new I-10 interchange is on track to open this […]

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The board of the Nevada Department of Transportation this week confirmed Gov. Steve Sisolak’s (D) recommendation of Kristina Swallow as the next state transportation director. She is the former program manager for the City of Las Vegas, in charge of the engineering team responsible for delivering public works projects and sanitary sewer collection system planning, […]

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The Commonwealth of Virginia cemented a five-year deal with private firm Transurban to upgrade sections of Interstates 495 and 95; a deal representing roughly $1 billion in construction contracts. [Above photo by the Virginia DOT.] “My administration is committed to creating opportunity for Virginia families and businesses in every corner of the Commonwealth, and that […]

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An executive order issued by Ohio Governor Mike DeWine (D) on Jan. 28 created new committee to examine the current conditions of the state’s roadways and recommend options for maintaining and enhancing the state’s transportation infrastructure; recommendations that are due by mid-February. [Above photo by Ohio DOT.] “Investing in Ohio’s transportation network is also an […]

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On Jan. 28, a “task force” comprised of Republican state legislators issued a 33-page report regarding the condition and future outlook for New York’s state transportation system – a report based on information gained from eight regional forums held by members of the Assembly Minority Conference throughout the fall last year. [Above photo by NYSDOT.] […]

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The Northwest Commission, which serves a five-county region on Pennsylvania, launched an online survey on Jan. 28 to gauge public input and opinion as part of its regional long-range transportation plan or LRTP, due to be completed by the end of 2019. [Above photo by the Pennsylvania DOT.] The Commission said that the LRTP serves […]

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The Minnesota Department of Transportation is increasing vehicle speed limits by five miles per hour – from 55 mph to 60 mph – on 5,240 miles of state highways based on the recommendations of a 71-page five-year study released on Jan. 23. [Above photo by the Minnesota DOT.] Of the 7,000 miles reviewed in the […]

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The Mississippi Department of Transportation launched a new website on Jan. 31 aimed at increasing the “transparency and accountability” of bridge and pavement condition data provided to the general public. [Above photo by the Mississippi Transportation Commission.] “The data presented on this new website isn’t new; [we’ve] always made the data available,” noted Melinda McGrath, […]

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