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Archive for the ‘Highway’ Category

Oregon DOT: Keeping Local Businesses Local

Tuesday, April 14th, 2015
Oregon DOT: Keeping Local Businesses Local

Oregon Department of Transportation built an on-ramp to the Redmond Reroute to help keep Central Oregon Truck Company in Central Oregon.

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Gwinnett County, GA: Extending Express Lanes on I-85

Friday, April 10th, 2015
Gwinnett County, GA: Extending Express Lanes on I-85

Overview of the I-85 Express Lanes Extension project in Gwinnett County. The project begin north of the existing express lanes on I-85 at Old Peachtree Road and would extend to Hamilton Mill Road.

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Conditions and Safety of New York’s Roads and Bridges

Friday, April 10th, 2015

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The life cycle of New York’s roads is greatly affected by the state and local government’s ability to perform timely maintenance and upgrades to ensure that road and highway surfaces last as long as possible…More than a third – 37 percent – of New York’s major locally and state-maintained urban roads and highways have pavements in poor condition. An additional 43 percent of the state’s major urban roads have pavements in mediocre or fair condition, and the remaining 20 percent are in good condition.

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Arizona DOT: US 89 Back in Business After Landslide

Wednesday, April 8th, 2015
Arizona DOT: US 89 Back in Business After Landslide

US 89 in northern Arizona is now open for travel. ADOT has completed an extensive $25 million repair of the landslide damaged roadway, removing approximately one million cubic yards of rock material, realigning the roadway, and constructing a rock buttress at the base of the slide.

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The Growing Distance Between People and Jobs in Metropolitan America

Friday, April 3rd, 2015
Map 1. Measuring Job Proximity in Chattanooga

BROOKINGS INSTITUTE
METROPOLITAN POLICY PROGRAM
For local and regional leaders working to grow their economies in ways that promote opportunity and upward mobility for all residents, these findings underscore the importance of understanding how regional economic and demographic trends intersect at the local level to shape access to employment opportunities, particularly for disadvantaged populations and neighborhoods. And they point to the need for more integrated and collaborative regional strategies around economic development, housing, transportation, and workforce decisions that take job proximity into account.

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Bountiful, UT: Getting the On Ramp Paved

Thursday, April 2nd, 2015
Bountiful, UT: Getting the On Ramp Paved

Did you see our crews hard at work paving the southbound on-ramp at 500 South in Bountiful this weekend? We’re excited with the progress of the #SouthDavis project!

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Caltrans: Building More Than Just Highways in California

Wednesday, March 25th, 2015
Caltrans: Building More Than Just Highways in California

In this Caltrans News Flash, spokesperson Angela DaPrato interviews bike commuter Becky Garrow and Caltrans Active Transportation Plan Program Project Manager Teresa McWilliam about how the department and local communities are partnering up to increase transportation options that encourage physical activities such as bicycling and walking. Production credit: Caltrans District 10 (Alpine, Amador, Calaveras, Mariposa, […]

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Utah’s Most Critical Surface Transportation Projects

Monday, March 16th, 2015

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Utah’s diverse economy relies on significant employment in mining, agriculture, tourism, manufacturing, information technology, finance and petroleum production…From 1990 to 2013, Utah’s population increased by 68 percent, from approximately 1.8 million to approximately 2.9 million. Utah’s population is expected to increase to approximately 4.4 million by 2030.

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Oregon DOT: Community Support for the Sunrise Corridor Project

Wednesday, March 11th, 2015
Oregon DOT: Community Support for the Sunrise Corridor Project

With the support of local stakeholders, Oregon DOT is moving on with an important project to reduce congestion.

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Oak Creek Canyon, AZ: Predicting, Evaluating & Repairing Sinkholes

Tuesday, March 3rd, 2015
Oak Creek Canyon, AZ: Predicting, Evaluating & Repairing Sinkholes

ADOT crews have completed repairs to State Route 89A and the roadway is once again open to traffic (Feb. 10, 2015). The road had been closed to traffic since Saturday, Feb. 7, 2015 because of damage caused from a sinkhole in the Oak Creek Canyon switchbacks.

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