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Nevada DOT: Applying Shotcrete to the Cave Rock Tunnels

Posted by Infra on Wednesday, September 28th, 2016
Nevada DOT: Applying Shotcrete to the Cave Rock Tunnels

As crews begin repaving of both directions of highway through the Cave Rock tunnels and complete roadside drainage and water quality improvements near Glenbrook, drivers are asked to anticipate work zone traffic changes. Beginning the week of Sept. 12 through mid-October, travel lanes may be shifted through the work zone as traffic begins being alternated between the eastbound and westbound tunnels for final paving and lighting work. Oversize and overdimensional semi-trucks are not permitted through the tunnel during construction.

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Oklahoma DOT: Breakaway Signs for Roadway Safety

Posted by Infra on Friday, September 23rd, 2016
Oklahoma DOT: Breakaway Signs for Roadway Safety

The Oklahoma Department of Transportation follows the federal highway administration’s requirement to install traffic posts or poles that are designed to break away when a vehicle hits it; therefore reducing vehicle damage and most importantly protecting the driver from potential injury.

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Colorado DOT: New AWOS on its Way

Posted by Infra on Wednesday, September 21st, 2016
Colorado DOT: New AWOS on its Way

Crews are now underway with the installation of the latest addition to Colorado’s network of mountain automated weather observing systems (AWOS). The latest AWOS will be located on the summit of Dakota Hill near Rollins Pass, north-northwest of Central City, Colorado at an elevation of 10,929 feet MSL.

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Tampa, FL: Taking Transportation Beyond the Bus!

Posted by Infra on Tuesday, September 20th, 2016
Tampa, FL: Taking Transportation Beyond the Bus!

HART isn’t your parents’ old bus company! We are changing the way we think about public transportation. Join us as we go Beyond the Bus!

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The Electric Drive: Piezoelectric Roads

Posted by Infra on Thursday, September 15th, 2016
The Electric Drive: Piezoelectric Roads

In this simplified animation, learn about Piezoelectric roads and how they could potentially generate more electricity for our communities.

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September 15: Imagine A Day Without Water

Posted by Content Coordinator on Wednesday, September 14th, 2016
Imagine A Day Without Water

Imagine: No water to drink, or even to make coffee with. No water to shower, flush the toilet, or do laundry. Hospitals would close without water. Firefighters couldn’t put out fires and farmers couldn’t water their crops.

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Labor Day 2016: Walking the Mackinac Bridge

Posted by Infra on Monday, September 12th, 2016
Labor Day 2016: Walking the Mackinac Bridge

The #MightyMacWalk16 condensed to about two minutes.

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Oregon DOT: Recycling Historic Bridges

Posted by Infra on Wednesday, September 7th, 2016
Oregon DOT: Recycling Historic Bridges

As part of the Siuslaw Bridge Cathodic Projection project, historic bridge rails are being offered to local agencies and organizations. The remaining rails are being sold through BRING Recycling, a Eugene organization that has worked to preserve removed pieces of these beautiful historic bridges.

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Layton, UT: Time-Testing ThrU Turns

Posted by Content Coordinator on Monday, September 5th, 2016
Layton, UT: Time-Testing ThrU Turns

We put the ThrU Turns on Hill Field Road to the test. This video shows how long it took to get from Main Street to Southbound I-15 before construction, compared to now with the ThrU Turns.

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Transit Trends Episode 6: Are We Ready for Autonomous Vehicles?

Posted by Infra on Thursday, September 1st, 2016
Transit Trends Episode 6: Are We Ready for Autonomous Vehicles?

It’s safe to say the creation and rollout of autonomous vehicles is the hot topic of the transportation industry now. Each major car company has plans to move forward with these vehicles in the next five or so years. But how long will it actually takes us to adapt to the fact we may eventually ride around in vehicles that we only control the 5-10% of the time?

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