September 21, 2020
  • 1:51 pm Western States Battling Wildfires Get Recovery Funds
  • 1:50 pm Southeastern States Start Recovering From Hurricane Sally
  • 1:38 pm States Continue Receiving FHWA Redistribution Funds
  • 1:32 pm NTIA Encourages FCC to Open 5.9 GHz Spectrum
  • 1:29 pm USDOT Issues $1B in BUILD Grants
 

The Oklahoma Department of Transportation is beefing up its online travel tools with the addition of real-time snow plow camera views; the result of a two-year research partnership with Tulsa Intelligent Transportation System Integration Lab at the University of Oklahoma and a nearly $300,000 initial investment. [Above photo by Oklahoma DOT.] This newest feature to […]

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A study conducted by the Connecticut Department of Transportation estimated that the state could raise approximately $1 billion annually using all-electronic tolling on its highways. [Above photo by Dougtone/Flickr.] Released on Nov. 14, the study is part of a longer-term $10 million in-depth operational, environmental, and engineering analysis for an all-electronic toll system “The report […]

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The Virginia Department of Transportation, along with the Virginia Department of Motor Vehicles, Virginia State Police, and other state agencies, is being tasked to lead a statewide effort to join the Toward Zero Deaths or TZD movement, which includes a new website, http://www.TZDVA.org. TZD is a national effort focused on changing driver behavior and improve […]

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The Arkansas Department of Transportation awarded $9.7 million worth of grants Nov. 20 through its Transportation Alternatives Program or TAP and Recreational Trails Program or RTP for 2018; a reimbursement-type grant program authorized by the Fixing America’s Surface Transportation or FAST Act that provides for an 80 percent federal share and a 20 percent local […]

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The Hawaii Department of Transportation recently wrapped up a nearly one-month effort to install “gateway in-street” sign treatments at four intersections along Pali Highway in Nuuanu as part of a pilot project to determine if they’ll help protect pedestrians in “non-signalized” crosswalks. [Above photo by Hawaii DOT.] Gateway in-street treatments are two signs posted on […]

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The American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials’ Transportation Curriculum Coordination Council or TC3 is offering two new online training programs for free through December of this year. [Above photo by VDOT.] The first is the group’s “Construction Inspection of Structures” series provides the fundamental techniques for state DOT personnel responsible for inspecting foundations, substructures, and […]

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The American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials just released a new, fourth edition of the S2.1-2018 Steel Bridge Fabrication Guide Specification – an AASHTO-National Steel Bridge Alliance Collaboration publication – that gathers together in one place recent updates to the group’s Load Resistance and Factor Design or LRFD bridge/construction specifications. [Above photo by […]

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