December 6, 2023
  • 10:49 am New Home on the Web for the AASHTO Journal
  • 12:07 pm Buttigieg Defends USDOT FY 2024 Budget at Hearing
  • 12:01 pm AASHTO Offers Robust Program for 2023 Spring Meeting
  • 11:58 am Will ‘Happiness’ Be the Next Key Transportation Metric?
  • 11:54 am FTA Plans to Beef up Transit Worker Protections

The Minnesota Department of Transportation released its fifth annual “Sustainability and Public Health Report,” documenting the agency’s progress towards its sustainability and climate goals. Based on data through 2020, the report now also includes additional public health and transportation resilience measures. [Above photo by the Minnesota DOT] According to the 65-page report, the Minnesota DOT […]

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The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development awarded a nearly $50 million contract on July 21 to Brown Industrial Construction to begin work on the first segment of the LA 3241 corridor project. [Above photo by the Louisiana DOTD] This first segment of the LA 3241 project aims to construct a new four-lane highway between […]

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The North Dakota Department of Transportation finished a nearly six-month kiosk upgrade and installation project in late July that added 44 new kiosks, many equipped with driver’s license services, around the state. There are now 52 kiosk locations across North Dakota, the agency said. [Above photo by the North Dakota DOT] “The new driver’s license […]

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The Utah Department of Transportation is seeking public feedback through August 28 on the agency’s overall Active Transportation Plan, so it can “better understand” the community’s needs for more bike lanes, trails, multiuse paths, crosswalks, and sidewalks for state roads. [Above photo by the Utah DOT] “Community input is essential in making sure we build […]

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The American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials recently opened the registration portal for its 2021 Council on Rail Transportation annual meeting, taking place in Milwaukee, September 28 through October 1. [Above CTRail photo via Wikipedia] This will be the first in-person meeting held by AASHTO since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic in […]

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The American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials recently issued a new bridge preservation guide to help in extending structure life and reducing maintenance costs. AASHTO said the “Guide to Bridge Preservation Actions, 1st Edition,” intends to offer guidance on selecting cost-effective preservation, maintenance, and treatment actions to extend the service life of bridges, […]

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