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Posts Tagged ‘Missouri’

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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Columbia, MO: Building a Bridge from the Ground Up

Thursday, September 4th, 2014
Columbia, MO: Building a Bridge from the Ground Up

This is a timelapse video of the GRS-IBS construction of the Route B bridge over Business Loop 70 in Columbia, MO. The video is of construction to date (8-25-14) on the bridge.

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Missouri DOT: Take a Ride on the “Snooper”

Wednesday, July 2nd, 2014
Missouri DOT: Take a Ride on the “Snooper”

Missouri Department of Transportation provides a lending hand to the Army Corps of Engineers at Table Rock Lake in Branson, MO. The MoDOT bridge inspection crew gave the Corps a lift in one of MoDOT’s under bridge inspection units allowing them to inspect dam. This video provides a first person view of what a ride in an under bridge inspection unit to inspect underneath bridges looks like. Enjoy the ride!

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Freight on the Move in Missouri

Thursday, January 30th, 2014
Freight on the Move in Missouri

Missouri DOT outlines the strategy to combine and improve multimodal freight infrastructure in Missouri.

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The New Mississippi River Bridge Is a Boon to the Region

Wednesday, November 13th, 2013
New Mississippi River Bridge Construction

Next year will be better for St. Louis drivers, thanks to the soon-to-be-completed new Mississippi River Bridge. The bridge will make a difference to congestion, safety, and commuting times. The new bridge will be about a mile north of the existing Poplar Street Bridge.

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Atchison, KS: What Does it Take to Take Down a Bridge?

Friday, November 1st, 2013
Atchison, KS:  What Does it Take to Take Down a Bridge?

KDOT Engineer Michelle Anschutz speaks about what it took to take down the old Amelia Earhart Bridge. -kansastransportation on YouTube.

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High Speed Rail in Illinois: Feasibility Study

Monday, October 7th, 2013
Figure 1. Overview of a HSR Network Connecting Chicago, Champaign,  St. Louis, and Indianapolis

In 2009, the U.S. Department of Transportation (U.S. DOT) unveiled a high speed rail vision for America that would complement existing transportation systems (e.g. highways, aviation, and regional and urban public transportation systems). These systems would span between 100 and 600 miles to safely, conveniently, and efficiently connect communities across America. They would create a foundation for economic growth in a more complex global economy, promote energy independence, improve safety and environmental quality, and foster livable communities. The U.S. DOT envisioned collaboration with the states to help plan and develop high speed rail in intercity passenger rail corridors.

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Missouri DOT: Pothole Patrole 2013

Thursday, March 14th, 2013

- modotvideo on YouTube

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St. Louis, MO: New Mississippi River Bridge

Wednesday, February 13th, 2013

Take a tour of the new Mississippi River Bridge from the man basket. See views from over 400 feet above the river and from the top of the Missouri tower of the project. The project is expected to be ready for traffic in 2014. The two sides are expected to connect around July of 2013. […]

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Searching for Novel Approaches to Transportation Funding

Tuesday, January 22nd, 2013

Innovation NewsBriefs
Vol. 24, No. 1
As we enter the New Year (and begin our 24th year of publication), the debate about transportation funding is taking a new turn. Talk of raising the federal gas tax has become muted and even the efficacy of the gas tax itself is being questioned. And no wonder: vehicles are becoming more fuel efficient, CAFE standards are becoming more stringent, vehicle use is leveling off, and hybrids and electric vehicles are expected to slowly but surely increase their market penetration.

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