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Posts Tagged ‘WY’

Jackson, WY: Hoback Bridge Demolition

Wednesday, April 16th, 2014
Jackson, WY: Hoback Bridge Demolition

This Winter, the new bridge was opened over the Snake River at Hoback Junction south of Jackson. Now, the old bridge is being removed. Featuring: Thom Doud, Project Manager, Controlled Demolition, Inc.

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Jackson, WY: Snake River Bridge Demolition

Monday, March 24th, 2014
Jackson, WY: Snake River Bridge Demolition

Demolition of the bridge over the Snake River at Hoback Junction South of Jackson, WY. March 20, 2014-WYDOTVIDEOS on YouTube

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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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Powell, WY: Neighborhood School

Wednesday, September 12th, 2012

Keeping our schools in our neighborhoods is an important first step. Designing them to be neighborhood friendly is the critical second step. One example in Powell, WY, leaves a lot to be desired. -strongtowns on YouTube.

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Photo Collection: Connected by Rail

Tuesday, March 15th, 2011
South Paw Running

Our states are connected by more than just highways.

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Top 25 Surface Transportation Projects to Support Economic Growth in Wyoming

Thursday, January 6th, 2011
GDP Change By State

THE ROAD INFORMATION PROGRAM
To achieve sustainable economic growth, Wyoming must proceed with numerous projects to improve key roads, highways and bridges in the state to support economic growth, particularly in its booming energy sector.

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WESTERN WIND AND SOLAR INTEGRATION STUDY

Thursday, May 27th, 2010
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NATIONAL RENEWABLE ENERGY LABORATORY OF THE US DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY
WestConnect is a group of transmission providers that are working collaboratively on initiatives to improve wholesale electricity markets in the West…This study has established both the potential and the challenges of large scale integration of wind and solar generation in WestConnect and, more broadly, in WECC. However, changes of this magnitude warrant further investigation.

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Colorado: High Speed Rail Feasibility Study

Tuesday, April 6th, 2010

ROCKY MOUNTAIN RAIL AUTHORITY
Colorado has a unique transportation challenge. Our mountain resorts and metropolitan areas play a special role as national and international attractions. The vast majority of the state’s commercial and recreational centers are connected by just two major highways, I-70 and I-25. Traffic congestion is increasing in both corridors, impeding travel during weekdays on I-25 and weekends on I-70.

For illustrative purposes, one of those options was further optimized and used to develop a sample implementation plan as part of this report. That implementation plan identifies four potential phases for having high-speed rail operational in Colorado as early as 2021.

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