South Mountain Freeway to be constructed as public-private partnership

January 7th, 2016

Development team selected and construction to start next summer on largest highway project in Arizona history A press release from the Arizona Department of Transportation (ADOT) says that the agency has selected a preferred developer for the Loop 202 South Mountain Freeway, which remains on track for construction beginning in summer 2016. It will be […]

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INDOT’s 2015 investments in roads and bridges exceeded $1 billion

January 6th, 2016

The Indiana Department of Transportation (INDOT) has announced that the agency’s 2015 construction season resulted in an investment of more than $1 billion in state and local roads, bridges, trails, and traffic safety projects. The mix of federal and state transportation funding, along with money from Gov. Mike Pence’s Major Moves 2020 program, allowed INDOT […]

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Naue updates MSE design software for FHWA, BS 8006, EuroCode 7

January 5th, 2016

Germany-based Naue GmbH & Co. KG announced in a Jan. 4 press release that it has updated and released its SecuSlope design software for mechanically stabilized earth (MSE) applications. The press release described SecuSlope 3.0 as an interactive, design-orientated program for creating geogrid-reinforced slopes, walls, and abutments. Based on a user’s project-specific inputs, the English-language […]

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Bonaparte named OPAL award winner

January 4th, 2016

In a press release issued last week, the American Society of Civil Engineers named Rudolph (Rudy) Bonaparte as one of its 2016 Outstanding Projects and Leaders (OPAL) leadership award winners. Bonaparte, Ph.D., P.E., D.GE, F.ASCE, NAE, is the president and CEO of Atlanta-based Geosyntec Consultants. He will receive the award March 17, 2016, during ASCE’s […]

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