FHWA delivers largest federal highway apportionment in decades as part of infrastructure law funding

December 17th, 2021

The Arizona Department of Transportation used geosynthetic reinforced soil–integrated bridge system (GRS–IBS) technology to accelerate replacement of the Interstate 40 bridge at Meteor City Road, 15 miles (24 km) west of Winslow in northern Arizona. Photograph courtesy of FHWA The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) announced Dec. 15, 2021, that it is […]

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IFAI IAA Awards

February 1st, 2018

The Industrial Fabrics Association International (IFAI) International Achievement Awards (IAA) are an annual competition promoting awareness of the specialty fabrics used in thousands of products and applications ranging in size and shape. For more than 70 years, the awards have recognized innovation, technical skill and design excellence. Entries are judged by industry experts, editors, architects, […]

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AZ State Transportation Board approves 2018–2022 construction plans

June 29th, 2017

On June 16, 2017, the Arizona State Transportation Board approved an annual update to the Five-Year Transportation Facilities Construction Program of the Arizona Department of Transportation (ADOT), which includes projects in greater Arizona and the Maricopa County (Phoenix) and Pima County (Tucson) regions. “Connectivity and reliability are crucial for an ever-expanding state highway system like […]

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State/county bridge building with geosynthetics wins award

November 10th, 2015

Among recent recipients of the Federal Highway Administration’s (FHWA) Accelerated Innovation Deployment (AID) awards is the Arizona Department of Transportation in conjunction with Mohave County. These state and local state agencies partnered to design and build a geosynthetic-reinforced soil–integrated bridge system (GRS–IBS)* project on Oatman Highway in northwestern Arizona. The bridge now spans the Sacramento […]

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