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Optimal Approaches for Coastal Bridge Retrofitting

Tuesday, April 24, 2018

Life cycle engineers overhaul risk assessment for coastal bridges. Read more hereRead More

Testing Concrete for Quality

Tuesday, April 24, 2018

A summary of both destructive and non-destructive tests used on concrete. Read more hereRead More

Water Tunnels Becoming Economically Feasible

Tuesday, April 24, 2018

To meet growing water problems, tunnels are being used as reservoirs. Read more hereRead More

35 State DOTs Using Drones

Tuesday, April 24, 2018

35 State DOTs are now using drones for a variety of purposes. Read more hereRead More

California Allowing True Driverless Cars

Tuesday, April 24, 2018

California now allowing fully driverless cars on their roads. Read more hereRead More

Colorado State Senate Passes SB 1

Tuesday, April 24, 2018

Bill now goes to the House for amendment and voting. Read more hereRead More

Congress Passes 5-Year $305 Billion Transportation Bill

Friday, December 04, 2015

New Transportation Bill will likely result in more Design-Build and P3 projects. Read more hereRead More

UDOT Experimenting with New Transportation Technologies

Wednesday, May 06, 2015

The Salt Lake Tribune reported today that the Utah Department of Transportation is experimenting with technological systems that could eventually allow cars to talk to one another or with traffic signals. UDOT’s director of intelligent-transportation systems, Blaine Leonard, is “part of a nationwide technical group trying to work out details and standards.”  Read More

September 2013 Floods: One Year Later

Monday, October 20, 2014

This September marks a year since the devastating floods of 2013. In that year, Coloradans have seen an amazing outpouring of strength and resilience. In a feature article on the flood event in March of this year, industry news magazine Roads and Bridges commented that “The public-private-sector response to the flash floods—which took place during monsoon rains Monday through Sunday Sept. 9-15—was so productive that the last major highway [SH 7] was reopened the day before Thanksgiving.” Read More

Construction Project: US 40 over East Fork Elk River Bridge

Wednesday, August 27, 2014

The US 40 bridge over the East Fork of the Elk River, approximately 7 miles west of Steamboat Springs, was identified as one of several bridges in Colorado in poor condition. These bridges were prioritized for replacement utilizing the Funding Advancement for Surface Transportation and Economic Recovery (FASTER) administered by the Colorado Bridge Enterprise (CBE). Read More