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Introducing Tolls & Managed Lanes to New Markets

As you begin developing a tolling or managed lane facility in a new area, the challenge becomes how to introduce tolling in a manner that will quickly gain acceptance.

The facility must address current and future travel demands to improve traffic operations in the region. The goal is always to deliver exceptional, consistent, and reliable service by developing infrastructure improvements that provide a safe, convenient, and congestion-free facility.

Introducing tolls and managed lanes to new markets can effectively be broken down into the following five steps.

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City of Houston Prepares for Community Growth

The city of Houston’s Spring Branch community excitedly welcomed the groundbreaking of Gessner Road this January. The project will entail a long-awaited enhancement of the section of the road between Long Point and Neuens, which has now become dilapidated.

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Preparing for the Future: RS&H’s Joe Debs Briefs Northeast Florida Officials

State officials believe that Florida will welcome 6 million new residents in the next 15 to 20 years. How big of an impact is that?

“When I was born, here in Florida, there weren’t 6 million people in the entire state,” RS&H Executive Vice President Joe Debs told a room full of state politicians last week. “The impact that this influx will have on our state is going to be significant.”

Debs joined a panel of transportation experts to discuss how the state’s roads and infrastructure must keep pace with growth and technology at the First Coast Delegation Summit held at Jacksonville University. Experts in the transportation, healthcare and education fields briefed Northeast Florida state representatives, senators and officials on trends and obstacles each industry faces in the Sunshine State.

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RS&H-Engineered Veterans Memorial Bridge wins DBIA National Award

The Veterans Memorial Bridge in Martin County is the first crossing over the Intracoastal Waterway successfully permitted and constructed in South Florida in more than 20 years. Despite challenges from the courtroom, the clock and members of the local community, the bridge stands today as a success.

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Breaking Ground on Jacksonville’s Interstate Hub

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.

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