Industry leaders and public agencies developing alternative project delivery projects or public-private partnerships (P3s) will tell you that not all projects should be advanced as a P3 project. I consider this important and sage advice to those with established alternative delivery programs and new public owners looking to enter into P3 development.
Six months have passed since the Winston Family YMCA opened its doors along the bank of the St. Johns River to a growing community in surrounding Jacksonville, Fla., communities of Brooklyn and Riverside.
With a rich history that dates back to 2006, RS&H has recognized the accomplishments of a Transportation-Infrastructure associate with the Harold V. Aiken Quality Award, which is a direct tribute to the exceptional loyalty and performance of our long-time colleague, Harold Aiken, who dedicated 58 years to our company and devoted much of his time and energy to building a positive, professional image through his outstanding work ethic.
Cold-in-place recycling has been used for years now on transportation projects across the country. The process entails using a train of equipment to convert previously-used materials into the foundation layer, all without removing, transporting, heating, or storing tons of asphalt. This technique saves time, money and the environmental impact of road projects large and small.
Now, RS&H has used the cold-in-place construction method for the first time on an airfield in Georgia, repaving Runway 16/34 at McKinnon St. Simons Island Airport. The airport was chosen by state officials to showcase the new, green method of aviation paving.
The financing of transportation projects using toll revenues has long been the province of toll agencies. With the increasing use and recognized benefits of tolled managed lanes, state departments of transportation (DOTs) and other agencies are more engaged in adopting innovative project approaches that apply the tolling principle and the ability to leverage toll revenues to advance much needed capacity improvement projects.