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Tennessee Cuts Consultants to Save Money

National Association of State Highway and Transportation Unions » The Tennessee Department of Transportation reported last month that it has saved $54 million since FY 2012 by shedding engineering consultants in favor of hiring more staff. During a budget hearing, transportation Commissioner John Schroer said that contracting private-sector firms to perform engineering work is four times the cost to complete the same tasks with department-employed engineers.

December 7th, 2017|

Caltrans Considers Widening Hwy. 101 to Ease Congestion

NBC Bay Area » Caltrans officials on Wednesday night made a pitch to Peninsula residents about widening Highway 101 and adding a new bridge across the bay as part of a plan to ease traffic congestion in the region.

December 7th, 2017|

Borenstein: Feinstein calls for new bridge across the bay

Mercury News » U.S. Sen. Dianne Feinstein and East Bay Congressman Mark DeSaulnier are pressing for a new span connecting the San Francisco peninsula to the East Bay via automobiles and BART.

December 7th, 2017|

Feinstein: Traffic is terrible. Build a new bay bridge

San Francisco Chronicle » Sen. Dianne Feinstein renewed her call Wednesday for a so-called Southern Crossing — a new east-west transbay bridge somewhere south of the always-congested Bay Bridge.

December 6th, 2017|

Michigan DOT to replace I-375 freeway with surface street

Roads & Bridges » The Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) has announced its intention to proceed with plans to gut Detroit’s I-375 expressway and restore in its location a surface street by 2022.

December 6th, 2017|
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