Transportation

Autonomous Vehicles Drive the Future of Transportation Infrastructure

By |2018-08-08T22:02:32-04:00June 13th, 2014|Tags: , , |

The planning, design, and funding processes of our nation’s transportation infrastructure, including highways and city streets, are bound to see significant shifts in the next ten years. Over the next decade, all stakeholders, including federal, state, and local transportation agencies in the A/E/C industry, may need to re-think their business plans as a result [...]

Collaboration Turns Mathews Bridge Repairs into Award-Winning Project

By |2018-08-09T21:57:03-04:00June 12th, 2014|Tags: , , , |

News4JAX recently sat down with engineers who were involved in the Mathews Bridge Emergency Repairs project to discuss how the team collaborated to reopen the bridge in an impressive 33 days. The bridge, one of Jacksonville’s main corridors into the heart of the city, was struck by a Navy ship in September 2013 and [...]

Veterans Memorial Bridge Selected for Innovation in Transportation Builder

By |2018-08-10T15:23:12-04:00May 12th, 2014|Tags: , , |

The American Road & Transportation Builders Association (ARTBA) featured a section in its magazine, Transportation Builder, that displayed innovative transportation projects. The Veterans Memorial Bridge in Martin County, Florida, was selected as one of the top projects for this section in the magazine's March/April 2014 issue. This 3,100-foot, high-level category 2 bridge structure built [...]

Rainwater Harvesting Preserves Ft. Lauderdale Airport’s Landscape

By |2018-08-10T13:10:37-04:00April 13th, 2014|Tags: , , , |

Faced with increasing demands and costs for potable (safe to drink) water, as well as increased salinity in the shallow coastal aquifer, the Ft. Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport was searching for an alternative to potable water irrigation for 30 acres of mature tropical landscape on its property. The area, known as the Greenbelt, has become [...]

Route 460 Connector Stimulates Economic Growth

By |2018-08-10T13:25:29-04:00March 12th, 2014|Tags: , , , |

When the Route 460 Connector in Breaks, Virginia, is completed, it will be the tallest in the state and will provide an essential link between Kentucky and Virginia through the Appalachian Mountains. The next portion of the connector project, according to a recent article from TriCities.com, is to start construction on Phase II, which [...]

Florida Department of Transportation Paves the Way for P3s

By |2018-08-09T22:26:58-04:00March 12th, 2014|Tags: , |

In a recent article by ENR Southeast, the Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) is leading the way for public-private partnerships (P3s), successfully completing multiple P3s in the state. Florida has set an example for the rest of the nation, showcasing its enthusiastic attitude to get the job done. Its latest project, I-4 Ultimate, is [...]

RS&H Designs SR 417/Florida Turnpike Interchange

By |2018-08-10T13:53:44-04:00February 13th, 2014|Tags: , , |

RS&H’s Jesse Forst and Renato Gonzalez recently spoke with the Orlando Business Journal about how they landed a design contract with the Orlando-Orange County Expressway Authority for an interchange. The two-phase construction project broke ground in September and will provide an essential connection between SR 417 and Florida’s Turnpike in Central Florida. In this [...]

Roads & Bridges Explains Process, Details of I-95 Overland Bridge

By |2018-08-10T13:24:33-04:00February 13th, 2014|Tags: , , |

The I-95 Overland Bridge in Jacksonville, Florida, was on the structurally deficient list and was in dire need of expansion to continue to serve as one of the most important corridors in the city. Roads & Bridges recently published an article covering several aspects of this project, which is currently under construction, including the [...]

COO Dave Sweeney’s Career, Contributions Spotlighted

By |2018-08-09T22:02:16-04:00February 12th, 2014|Tags: , , , |

RS&H’s Chief Operating Officer Dave Sweeney was recently spotlighted in the Jacksonville Business Journal for his desire to contribute to a community and create lasting impressions through projects. According to the article, his most memorable project was the Bridge of Lions Rehabilitation in St. Augustine, Florida. He recalled first seeing the bridge when he [...]