Roads, Bridges, Highways, Tunnels

$225M Pennsylvania Turnpike expansion to start soon

Bucks County Courier Times » The work, which is funded completely with toll money, will focus on the stretch of highway between mileposts A31 and A38, between the Lansdale and Quakertown exits, which carries more than 65,000 vehicles a day. The end result of the three-year project will be a six-lane highway, with three lanes in each direction. The new six-lane highway also will feature full, 12-foot shoulders to the left and right of the travel lanes.

2018-02-20T13:57:15+00:00 February 19th, 2018|Highways, Pennsylvania, Tolling|

A sinkhole has been around at least a year and there’s no word on when it’ll be repaired

Desert Sun » Caltrans crews have been making temporary repairs for more than a year, spokeswoman Terri Kasinga said. She added the ground contains low-density soil, which means it’s soft and continues to sink. “Engineers are not sure what is causing the sinkage without complete excavation, but that is also costly,” she said.

2018-02-20T14:01:45+00:00 February 18th, 2018|California, Highways|

Holland Tunnel to undergo $364 million in Hurricane Sandy repairs

The Jersey Journal » The Holland Tunnel is set to undergo a massive $364 million overhaul that will see systems damaged during Hurricane Sandy repaired and replaced. The rehabilitation project is expected to begin next year and take approximately five years to complete. Around 84 percent of the project cost is expected to be reimbursed by federal funds.

2018-02-20T13:38:52+00:00 February 16th, 2018|Highways, New Jersey|

Precast Concrete Could Change Louisiana Highways

KTBS » This process is called the Precast Reinforced Concrete Pavement whereby the pavement is cast in another location. This is the first time the process has been tried in the State of Louisiana, but the Federal Highway Administration has had success with the process in other parts of the country.

2018-02-16T17:19:52+00:00 February 13th, 2018|General Interest, Highways, Louisiana|

$8B freeway being planned for L.A. County

Los Angeles Times » The California Department of Transportation in June begin buying land to build a 63-mile high desert freeway connecting the Los Angeles County communities of Palmdale and Lancaster with the San Bernardino County communities of Victorville, Apple Valley and Adelanto. Officials say the $8-billion project would relieve anticipated traffic congestion in the fast-growing region.

2018-02-12T15:25:15+00:00 February 10th, 2018|California, Highways|
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