Transportation

Elevate Fund Supports Girl Scouts STEM Program

By |2019-08-16T09:57:13-04:00August 9th, 2019|Tags: , , , , |

RS&H Transportation engineer Amanda Schram was thrilled that the Girl Scouts of Gateway Council (GSGC) in Jacksonville received a grant from the Elevate Fund. Amanda, who has been volunteering with GSGC for a year and a half, has in that time spent over 30 hours tutoring students in middle and high school. “The Girl [...]

How Communication Strategy Can Make or Break a Toll Road

By |2019-08-01T14:39:10-04:00August 1st, 2019|Tags: , , , |

We’ve all heard it before: communication is key. That statement is no less important when a tolling agency is planning the opening of a new toll road. In fact, effective communication is critical to a toll road’s initial success and continued progress down the road. Long before the back-office system (BOS) begins program changes [...]

Jennifer Farino Selected for 2019 Project Manager of the Year Award

By |2019-07-25T13:09:15-04:00July 25th, 2019|Tags: , , , , , |

When it comes to her career, Jennifer Farino is inspired by this Vince Lombardi quote: “Perfection is not attainable, but if we chase perfection, we can catch excellence.” The 2019 RS&H Project Manager of the Year keeps this in mind as she works towards her project goals. When Jennifer first got into the engineering [...]

RS&H Helps Florida’s Turnpike Turn to All-Electronic Tolling

By |2019-07-24T09:41:15-04:00July 23rd, 2019|Tags: , , , |

The ticketing system that has tolled Florida’s Turnpike from Palm Beach to Osceola Counties will soon be a memory. So, too, will be the traffic snarls brought on by vehicles waiting to pass through the 19 existing toll plazas. RS&H has redesigned the 148-mile corridor to accommodate all-electronic tolling. The project includes demolition of [...]

RS&H I-75 Express Lanes Project Wins ACEC of Florida Award

By |2019-06-26T09:22:28-04:00June 25th, 2019|Tags: , , , |

In May 2019, the American Council of Engineering Companies of Florida (ACEC-FL) announced the I-75 Express Lanes design-build project as the year’s Outstanding Design-Build or Construction Management At-Risk Project. RS&H served as owner’s representative on the 15-mile, $485 million design-build project, which is notable for its complexity, considerable cost-savings and successful public involvement efforts. [...]

VDOT Contract Showcases Cross-Practice Team’s Depth, Breadth of Skills

By |2019-06-26T15:26:53-04:00June 18th, 2019|Tags: , , , |

The ink on the contract was barely dry, and the Virginia Transportation-Infrastructure (T-I) and Transportation-Construction Management (T-CM) teams were already hard at work. During the first 17 days of RS&H’s five-year, $25 million contract with the VDOT Fredericksburg District, associates in the Virginia and San Antonio offices helped to negotiate, execute and perform a [...]

RS&H Promotes Two Leaders to Continue Growth in Virginia, Mid-Atlantic Region

By |2019-05-29T16:33:10-04:00May 29th, 2019|Tags: , , , |

RS&H, a national engineering, architecture and consulting firm, has promoted two leaders in Virginia to capitalize on its success in the region. RS&H’s John Vandergriff, PE has been promoted to Vice President and the firm’s Virginia Leader, while Mark McElwain will fill Vandergriff’s previous role of Richmond Office Leader. Over the last year, RS&H’s [...]