Vermont Bridge Project Nears Summer Completion

Vermont Bridge Project Nears Summer Completion

By Mark Holan, editorial director, ARTBA Crews are on target to complete the southbound span of the I-91 Rockingham Bridges project in Vermont by early summer, design-build engineer and ARTBA member firm HDR says.  The $50 million Vermont Agency of Transportation...
Transitioning from Plan Sheets to BIM & 3D Design

Transitioning from Plan Sheets to BIM & 3D Design

By Mark Holan, editorial director, ARTBA The continued adoption of building information modeling (BIM), 3D design, and digital delivery means transportation design and construction professions should be prepared for a sea change in how they develop and utilize project...
$1.6 Billion Train Annex Opens in New York City

$1.6 Billion Train Annex Opens in New York City

By Mark Holan, editorial director, ARTBA ARTBA member firm Skanska and other private partners and public agencies on New Year’s Day opened the $1.6 billion Moynihan Train Hall, an annex to Manhattan’s Penn Station. It is in the former James A. Farley Post Office...
Seattle’s Route 99 Tunnel Project Wins National Award

Seattle’s Route 99 Tunnel Project Wins National Award

By Mark Holan, editorial director, ARTBA The Washington State Department of Transportation’s State Route 99 Tunnel Project, which replaced the dilapidated and earthquake prone Alaskan Way Viaduct in downtown Seattle, has received the Grand Prize in the 2020 America’s...
Gerald Desmond Bridge Replacement Opens in California

Gerald Desmond Bridge Replacement Opens in California

The Gerald Desmond Bridge, a cable-stayed span that replaces the adjacent arch bridge that connected the Port of Long Beach (POLB) with the California mainland for more than half a century, opened in early October. The six-lane, 2,000-foot-long bridge crosses Long...