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.
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.
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.
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.
The East End Connector Project for the North Carolina Department of Transportation (NCDOT) Division 5 will transform the way that people get around Durham, providing travelers with a direct controlled access roadway between NC 147 and US 70. Consisting of multi-tier interchanges and complete reconstruction of both roadways, the connector is expected to take about four-and-a-half years to complete. Our team, providing construction engineering and inspection (CEI) services, has already made significant progress as we prepare to celebrate our first year on-site.
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