Transportation

Lesner Bridge Stands as Signature Structure for Virginia Beach

By |2019-05-28T09:40:26-04:00May 9th, 2019|Tags: , , |

In the mornings, the newly opened Lesner Bridge across Lynnhaven Inlet in Virginia Beach is the perfect place for an incline workout, as runners, walkers and cyclists use the wide sidewalks on either sides of the twin spans. In the evenings, streetlights illuminate the passage for vehicles overhead while brilliant shades of blue, magenta [...]

Three Reasons to Choose a Dynamic Pricing Model — and Where to Start

By |2019-05-10T08:41:41-04:00April 30th, 2019|Tags: , , , |

Dynamic pricing is a fairly new approach to managed lane tolling, but one that is rapidly increasing in popularity across the country. The growth in use of this pricing approach corresponds to the sheer number of benefits it provides to the travelling public and to public agencies. 1. Congestion Relief Managed [...]

RS&H Wins ACEC-IL Award for Chapel Hill Road Bridge Rehab

By |2019-04-16T09:28:28-04:00April 16th, 2019|Tags: , , |

RS&H recently picked up the American Council of Engineering Companies (ACEC) Illinois 2019 Engineering Excellence Award for the Chapel Hill Road Bridge rehabilitation project over the Fox River in McHenry County, Illinois. This award recognizes an engineering achievement that demonstrates a high degree of merit, is original and innovative, adds future value to the [...]

OpenRoads Provides Benefits for Transportation Design

By |2019-03-27T16:16:55-04:00March 19th, 2019|Tags: , , |

For years, road and bridge projects of all shapes and sizes have been built off of plan sheets cut by engineers. Even with the advent of three-dimensional (3D) modeling, designers have still relied on two-dimensional plan sheets to take their concepts to construction. But there is a shift in design mentality developing in the [...]

Ryan Vasile Named Northeast Florida Young Engineer of the Year

By |2019-03-13T10:10:40-04:00March 13th, 2019|Tags: , , |

RS&H Senior Structural Engineer Ryan Vasile has long-earned praise from colleagues and clients. Earlier this month, he picked up honors from his profession. Vasile was named Northeast Florida’s Young Engineer of the Year Award. The award honors the Florida Engineering Society (FES), American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) and American Society of Highway Engineers [...]

In The Media: The Importance of Partnering in the AV Industry

By |2019-03-07T14:13:04-04:00March 7th, 2019|Tags: , , |

Partnering, whether surrounding joint ventures in the private sector or public-private partnerships for everything from toll roads to public buildings to water systems, is becoming more of the norm these days. For the emerging, fast-paced area of autonomous or automated vehicles (AVs) is concerned, partnering is a must-have more than an option. In the [...]

Wilmington Bypass Wins ENR Southeast Award

By |2019-01-11T09:38:01-04:00January 10th, 2019|Tags: , , , |

The Wilmington Bypass, an extension of the Interstate 140 loop around Wilmington, North Carolina, has been recognized by ENR Southeast as the best highway and bridge project in the Southeast for 2018. RS&H designed two parallel, prestressed concrete bridges that stretch 7,200 feet over the Cape Fear River as part of the $124 million, [...]

Alan Ross Moves Mountains for Clients, Hikes Them in Free Time

By |2018-11-30T09:57:02-04:00November 30th, 2018|Tags: , , , |

At work, RS&H Denver Roadway Co-Leader Alan Ross is the kind of associate who works to move mountains for clients. In his free time, he’s the type of outdoorsman who hikes them. “Alan is a really enthusiastic, get-with-it kind of guy,” said RS&H Mountain Region Leader and Vice President George Tsiouvaras.  “He’s always smiling, [...]

Harnessing Data Use and Data Storage from New Technology

By |2019-05-10T08:41:51-04:00November 29th, 2018|Tags: , , , |

As the tolling industry tries to stay on the cutting edge with new technologies in the transportation space, one evolving aspect is our ability to collect and store unprecedented amounts of data. The data we can collect not only processes toll revenue; it also gains valuable information from the roadway and how [...]