Thursday morning, the Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) was joined by Governor Rick Scott and a number of other state and local officials in breaking ground on Jacksonville’s bustling I-95/I-295 interchange. This interchange is a vital connection used to reach destinations like JIA, JAXPORT, and downtown Jacksonville, making the major upgrades to safety and mobility crucial as the number of drivers continues to increase.
Caiden Whitmarsh, 6, Kasey Iles, 8, and Will Barkoskie, 9, lined their wheelchairs up in front of the RS&H Jacksonville office Thursday, Oct.27, each dressed up in their new costumes for Halloween, complete with wide eyes and wider smiles.
Main Similarities and Differences that Impact Congress’s Decision on the Water Resources Development Act
Have you heard about the Water Resources Development Act (WRDA) of 2016? Not to be confused with the WRDA of 1974 or WRDA of 1992 – those are just three of 11 WRDAs. All WRDAs are related to water resources needs, but the actual applications are varied among environmental, structural, navigational, flood protection, hydrology, and other needs. The WRDA is revisited approximately every two years and does not designate new money for spending, but authorizes projects for which lawmakers can make spending appropriations in the future.Continue Reading →
As tolling and toll facilities become a more popular transportation infrastructure improvement choice for state agencies and an investment opportunity for private entities, there are more options for customer interaction than ever before. Differing business rules, tolling systems, tolling facilities, hours of operation, pricing models, back office payment options, and numerous system account types have resulted in the creation of a diverse number of choices agencies are offering to attract and retain customers.Continue Reading →
Detroit Metropolitan Airport’s Runway and Associated Taxiways Reconstruction project has received the Envision rating system’s Silver award from the Institute for Sustainable Infrastructure (ISI), which recognizes sustainable infrastructure across the full range of environmental, social and economic impacts. The airport is operated by the Wayne County Airport Authority (WCAA). This is the 19th project across the country to receive an Envision rating since the program began.
The project encompassed 6.5 miles of airfield pavement for the 10,000 feet and 150 feet wide runway that is critical for operations in low-visibility conditions. According to WCAA, “RS&H was chosen for the project for its holistic decision making a resilient design.”