October 28, 2021
  • 1:12 am FHWA: Highway Trust Fund Should be Solvent into 2022
  • 1:09 am Panel: State DOTs Key to Improving Freight Connectivity
  • 1:04 am AASHTO’s Active Transportation Council Building “Research Roadmap”
  • 11:58 am AASHTO Survey Details Harm of Short-Term Funding Extensions
  • 11:54 am Senate Appropriations Releases FY 2022 USDOT Funding Bill

The Minnesota Department of Transportation officially inaugurated two 25-year agreements October 25 to purchase a total of 7.4 million kilowatt-hours annually from 23 soon-to-be-built community “solar gardens” located throughout the state; equivalent to approximately 24 percent of the agency’s total annual electricity use. “The Minnesota Department of Transportation is pursuing solar energy to reduce greenhouse […]

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A technique that basically slides precast bridges into place helped significantly reduce traffic delays for an Arizona Department of Transportation project involving replacing bridges spanning Interstate 40 near Flagstaff, AZ. Arizona DOT’s project contractor proposed using the technique which reduced what is typically six to eight months of traffic impacts on Interstate 40 to a […]

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The American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials and the National Steel Bridge Alliance recently released a new set of guidelines for steel bridge fabrication. The Steel Bridge Fabrication QC/QA Guidelines, G4.1, supersede existing S4.1 guidelines and provide information complementary to applicable welding codes and American Institute of Steel Construction or AISC standards. They […]

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