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Minnesota DOT issues $18M in port project grants

February 27th, 2024

The Minnesota Department of Transportation recently issued $18.1 million in grants to support seven port development projects aimed at bolstering the efficient and reliable movement of freight on state waterways. Photo courtesy of the Duluth Port Authority. That funding, which comes through the agency’s Port Development Assistance Program, also leverages $8.8 million in local and […]

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Mahmassani and Daubenberger join TRB Executive Committee

January 30th, 2023

Hani S. Mahmassani and Nancy Daubenberger joined the Transportation Research Board (TRB) Executive Committee during this month's TRB Annual Meeting. Hani S. Mahmassani, left, and Nancy Daubenberger. Photo courtesy of the Transportation Research Board. Mahmassani (left) is director of the Transportation Center, and the William A. Patterson Distinguished Professor in Transportation at Northwestern University. He is the 2021 recipient of […]

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Panorama

April 1st, 2019

GMA honors U.S. senator as ‘leader of the year’ The Geosynthetic Materials Association (GMA) honored Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse, D–R.I., with the GMA Leader of the Year Award during the fall Lobby Day in Washington, D.C., on Nov. 14, 2018. “I’m honored to be recognized in this way by the Geosynthetic Materials Association,” Sen. Whitehouse said, […]

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Geogrid study initiative wins Center for Transportation Research Award

March 15th, 2018

The University of Minnesota Center for Transportation Studies (CTS) selected Tensar International and its partners the winners of the 2018 CTS Research Partnership Award for their work on geogrid usage in paved road infrastructure, Tensar International said in a press release. The award recognizes a new pavement design and analysis tool, which enables geogrid benefits […]

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