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Colorado Moving Postcard: Big Thompson Canyon Drive

Posted by Infra on Thursday, November 27th, 2014
Colorado Moving Postcard: Big Thompson Canyon Drive

The 33-mile drive through the Big Thompson Canyon along Highway 34 from Loveland to Estes Park is one of the most stunning drives in Colorado – with its winding road, tall granite walls and, of course, the rough water of the Big Thompson River.

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Brunswick, ME: Bowdoin College’s Impressive Solar Array

Posted by Content Coordinator on Wednesday, November 26th, 2014
Brunswick, ME: Bowdoin College’s Impressive Solar Array

Bowdoin’s new solar panel complex — which includes a field of panels at the former Navy base and panels atop the Watson, Farley and Greason athletic buildings — went online in October. More than six times the size of the next largest existing solar project in Maine, this system will provide about 8% of the College’s electricity. SolarCity will install an additional 12-kW system on the new residence hall at 52 Harpswell Road later this year.

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Minnesota DOT: Maintaining Bridges

Posted by Infra on Tuesday, November 25th, 2014
Minnesota DOT: Maintaining Bridges

Nancy Daubenberger, Minnesota State Bridge Engineer, discusses Minnesota bridges and the continuous effort that goes into their construction and maintenance.

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Seattle, WA: Jimi Hendrix Bus Shelter

Posted by Infra on Monday, November 24th, 2014
Seattle, WA: Jimi Hendrix Bus Shelter

King County Metro Transit unveiled the Jimi Hendrix-themed bus shelter at 23rd Avenue and Massachusetts Street as part of its ongoing bus shelter mural program…Jimi Hendrix Park and the new Metro stop shelter are located in the heart of Seattle’s vibrant Central District, a thriving multi-cultural community rich in heritage. Nestled adjacent to the Northwest African American Museum.

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Sparks, NV: Planning a New 4-Lane Highway

Posted by Infra on Friday, November 21st, 2014
Sparks, NV: Planning a New 4-Lane Highway

Currently, the USA Parkway is a privately built, six-mile-long road connecting from Interstate 80 into the Tahoe Reno Industrial Center east of Sparks. A proposed NDOT project will extend the Parkway by more than 12 miles to reach U.S. 50 near Silver Springs, creating an approximately 18-mile-long, four-lane state roadway between Interstate 80 and U.S. 50. The new roadway would further link the greater Reno/Sparks and Fernley/Fallon areas with the U.S. 50 Silver Springs corridor, enhancing regional mobility and creating an additional route for commuter, freight and other traffic.

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Texas: NextGen Flight Planning Eases Air Congestion

Posted by Content Coordinator on Thursday, November 20th, 2014
Texas: NextGen Flight Planning Eases Air Congestion Over Texas

Learn how NextGen is making air travel more efficient in the North Texas area.

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INFOGRAPHIC: Understanding the Grid

Posted by Infra Steve on Wednesday, November 19th, 2014
Infographic: Understanding the Electric Grid

Ever since Thomas Edison and Nikola Tesla battled it out during the War of the Currents in the late 19th century, electricity has been a central part of life in America. We are constantly connected to the power grid, which keeps our food refrigerated, our homes heated, our computers running and our rooms lit. Power lines, transmission stations and power plants have become a part of the landscape — to the point that we hardly notice them.

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Arizona DOT: Building a Freeway, Moving a Mountain

Posted by Content Coordinator on Tuesday, November 18th, 2014
Arizona DOT: Building a Freeway, Moving a Mountain

In order to reconstruct the landslide-damaged roadway on US 89 between Bitter Springs and Page, ADOT contractors will move nearly one million cubic yards of rock down slope to build a stabilizing buttress.

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NYC: Introducing the Fulton Transit Center

Posted by Infra on Friday, November 14th, 2014
NYC: Introducing the Fulton Transit Center

Learn all about the Fulton Center, the new gateway to Lower Manhattan.

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Chicago: Ride Along on the Red Line ‘L’

Posted by Infra on Thursday, November 13th, 2014
Chicago: Ride Along on the Red Line ‘L’

The CTA has more than 224 miles of railroad tracks across Chicago and surrounding suburbs, serving the agency’s eight rail lines. In an average weekday, there are about 2,200 train trips making stops at the system’s 145 rail stations. For more than 100 years, the ‘L’ has offered a unique perspective of Chicago.

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