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Archive for the ‘Local’ Category

Oregon DOT: Too Many Starlings On The I-5 Bridge

Monday, January 26th, 2015
Oregon DOT: Too Many Starlings On The I-5 Bridge

This 2012 video describes our hazing techniques to deter starlings from roosting on the Interstate Bridge which carries Interstate 5 over the Columbia River between Oregon and Washington. Droppings from the starlings corrode the steel structure of the bridge and are unhealthy, unsafe and unpleasant for bridge users. These techniques are used nearly every winter.

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Riverside, MO: Fairfax Bridge Demolition Videos

Friday, January 23rd, 2015
Riverside, MO: Fairfax Bridge Demolition Videos

Multiple Angles of the Fairfax Bridge demolition in Riverside, Missouri on January 16, 2015.

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Virginia DOT: Shirley Highway After 65 Years

Thursday, January 22nd, 2015
Virginia DOT: Shirley Highway After 66 Years

Take a walk with VDOT down Memory Lane to see what Shirley Highway, now Interstate 395, in northern Virginia used to be like.

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New York City: The Importance of Transportation Infrastructure

Wednesday, January 21st, 2015
New York City: The Importance of Transportation Infrastructure

ODOT Muskingum County garage crew built their own solution for unloading salt. This new tool is highly transportable and reduces work time by 60%.

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Georgia Infrastructure Funding Needs

Monday, January 19th, 2015
Chart 1: Average Fuel Efficiency vs. Total Miles Traveled

JOINT STUDY COMMITTEE ON CRITICAL TRANSPORTATION INFRASTRUCTURE FUNDING, GEORGIA
Like many other states, Georgia is faced with a growing crisis with regard to funding the construction, repair, and maintenance of its transportation infrastructure. Georgia primarily funds its transportation needs with a combination of state motor fuel taxes and federal funds.

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South Carolina Transportation by the Numbers

Friday, January 16th, 2015
South Carolina Cost Breakdown

TRIP
South Carolina must improve its system of roads, highways and bridges to foster economic growth and keep businesses in the state. In addition to economic growth, transportation improvements are needed to ensure safe, reliable mobility and quality of life for all South Carolinians. Meeting South Carolina’s need to modernize and maintain its system of roads, highways and bridges will require a significant boost in local, state and federal funding.

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Jacksonville, FL: Florida’s Number One Container Port

Wednesday, January 14th, 2015
Jacksonville, FL: Florida’s Number One Container Port

Jacksonville Florida, home to one and a half million people, is Florida’s number one container port…The city’s location along the nation’s rail and highway network make Jacksonville a natural gateway…The Jacksonville Port Authority, known as JAXPORT, offers shippers access to more than 120 million square feet of distribution center and warehousing space, including 31 million cubic feet for refrigerated cargo.

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Arizona DOT: Progress on the US 89 Cameron Roadway

Monday, January 12th, 2015
Arizona DOT: Progress on the US 89 Cameron Roadway

The Arizona Department of Transportation is improving US 89 between State Route 64 and the Little Colorado River through Cameron on the Navajo Nation, located approximately 50 miles north of Flagstaff. This project is planned to be constructed in two main phases, with completion anticipated in Fall 2016.

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Louisville, KY: Bike Lane Confusion

Friday, January 9th, 2015
Louisville, KY: Bike Lane Confusion

As Louisville continues to become a more bike friendly city, drivers are having a hard time coping with the new bike lanes. The mayor addresses the public on the new lanes opening up, and the traffic rules that accompany them.

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Jacksonville, FL: Overland Bridge Project Explanation

Thursday, January 8th, 2015
Jacksonville, FL: Overland Bridge Project Explanation

Insight to what the Overland Bridge project on I-95, downtown Jacksonville, Florida will accomplish when completed in summer 2016.

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