VIDEO: See the critter ‘commuters’ using the tunnel under Highway 50

The Sacramento Bee » Cameras posted in the hills of El Dorado County captured this video of some of the nocturnal critter ‘commuters’ who use a specially built Highway 50 underpass in El Dorado County — designed to reduce car-versus-wildlife crashes.  

2018-05-16T14:51:50+00:00 May 15th, 2018|California, Highways, Videos|

Iowa DOT’s Five-Year Transportation Plan Targets Interstates, Bridges

Transport Topics » Iowa Department of Transportation officials have unveiled a $3.4 billion plan to support roadway and bridge projects over the next five years.

2018-05-14T16:01:27+00:00 May 11th, 2018|Bridges, Highways, Iowa|

Caltrans Accelerates Repairs on State Route 1 in Santa Barbara County Due to SB 1 Funds

Santa Barbara Independent » Caltrans will repave more than 40 lane miles of State Route 1 from the Las Cruces Interchange (U.S. Highway 101 Separation) to south of the State Route 246 Junction in Santa Barbara County due to the funds from Senate Bill 1. SB 1 funds will enable Caltrans to fix more than 17,000 lane miles of pavement, 500 bridges and 55,000 culverts by 2027.

2018-05-14T15:25:43+00:00 May 11th, 2018|California, Highways|

Gerald Desmond Replacement bridge enters crucial phase with construction of main span

Press-Telegram » On Tuesday, workers will begin hoisting the first portion of supporting steel—sometimes called the super structure—and connecting it to one of two 515-foot towers via cables. It will take two days to lift, officials said. Concrete slabs will then go on top of the super structure and from there, workers will build the roadway out from that tower and toward the approaches.

2018-04-25T11:21:51+00:00 April 24th, 2018|Bridges, California, Gerald Desmond Bridge Replacement, Highways|

Canada looks for cost savings on Gordie Howe International Bridge

Herald News » Canadian officials sought ways to save money on the Gordie Howe International Bridge between the US and Canada after potential bidders expressed concerns about the project’s budget, per documents obtained by The Canadian Press. The goal is “de-risking the project as much as we could to move forward,” said Infrastructure Minister Amarjeet Sohi.

2018-04-24T07:20:39+00:00 April 19th, 2018|Bridges, Canada, Highways|
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