The transportation department has hundreds of millions of dollars tied up in near future projects on high-capacity, north-south running highways. But the state says work also needs to be done on several east-west routes that feed into them. “We have a lot of great north-south projects going on,” UDOT Region One Director Lisa Wilson recently told… Continue reading In addition to north-south routes, UDOT says their east-west feeders also need work
Last month, the California Asphalt Pavement Association (CalAPA) hosted a webinar on environmental product declarations (EPDs). During the webinar, the California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) announced an initial list of four asphalt pavement projects that will request EPDs as part of the bid. This is part of a pilot project designed to allow Caltrans to… Continue reading Caltrans to Use EPDs in Pilot Tests
The Arizona Department of Transportation identified four major highway projects in a January 28 statement that it plans to wrap up in 2019; projects designed to improve transportation of both people and goods throughout southern Arizona. Click here to learn about these four projects.
The Hawaii Asphalt Paving Industry was invited to submit an article to Road & Bridges magazine. They choose to tell the story of how HAPI members contributed to the success of the Queen Kaahumanu Highway Widening Phase 2. Three years after breaking ground and more than 10 years since the Hawaii Department of Transportation (HDOT)… Continue reading Road Royalty – Queen Kaahumanu
The Idaho Transportation Department (ITD) hopes to expand their outreach among drivers with the launch of their first-ever podcast. ITD says their podcast's initial focus will be on the widening of Interstate 84 in Canyon County. Future podcasts will address traffic switches in the Nampa-to-Caldwell corridor as the construction season kicks into high gear. ITD… Continue reading Idaho Transportation Department launches podcast
The Colorado Senate approved the appointment of Shoshana Lew as Colorado Department of Transportation's (CDOT) executive director — replacing Mike Lewis, who served over the final year of former Gov. John Hickenlooper's term. She is a former aide to President Barack Obama. CDOT has approximately 3,000 employees located at its Denver headquarters and in regional… Continue reading Lew approved as new executive director of CDOT
Today, Gov. Steve Sisolak announced that the Board of Directors of the Nevada Department of Transportation approved the governor’s recommendation of Kristina Swallow to be the department director. Click here to learn more about the Kristina Swallow. Courtesy of News 4 Neveda