Federal task force finds ET Plus System W-beam terminal guardrails safe

The ET Plus System, an extruding W-beam guardrail terminal system manufactured by Trinity Highway Products, has been found to be safe and without performance limitations by a joint task force that included Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) and American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials (AASHTO) officials. Read More »

Top 10 transportation projects join national awards competition

The American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce and AAA recently announced the list of the top 10 project finalists that are competing in the 2015 America’s Transportation Awards contest; for the year 2015, there has been a total of 48 projects from 24 states involved in the competition. Read More »

Federal funds expand highway work zone safety training classes

The Associated General Contractors of America recently announced that it has received federal funds that will finance the ongoing highway work zone safety training classes for 2016; the Susan Harwood Training Grant, which amounts to $120,000, will support the programs, and the grant being given is part of the United States Department of Transportation. Read More »

New York's MTA makes 1st addition to subway system in 26 years

New York's Metropolitan Transit Authority (MTA) has made the first addition to its subway system in the last 26 years, and now the new station, 34 Street-Hudson Yards Station on the 7 Subway Line Icon, is open. The new station and subway line have modern mechanical, electrical and communications systems. Service now extends to the far West Side of Manhattan’s midtown. Read More »