Transportation

RS&H Guides Conversation on Future Transportation

By |2019-01-23T14:51:11-04:00May 16th, 2018|Tags: , , , , , , |

With the Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) and Jacksonville Transportation Authority (JTA) as clients, RS&H is helping shape the present and future of mobility in Northeast Florida. RS&H is leading with the evaluation and design of express lanes on Interstates 95 and 295, the implementation of the First Coast Expressway, as well as the [...]

Ben Peterson Grows the North Carolina Family

By |2018-08-02T18:12:14-04:00April 25th, 2018|Tags: , , , , , |

If you were ever to attend a North Carolina Transportation-Construction Management (T-CM) get together, you would probably see one of Project Manager Ben Peterson’s three kids running around. Always game for a barbecue or picnic, Ben makes our staff in North Carolina feel like an extension of his own family. After graduating from Michigan Tech in [...]

Major Milestone: 15-Mile I-75 Express Lanes Open

By |2019-05-03T11:26:20-04:00April 24th, 2018|Tags: , , , , |

Another major milestone in the implementation of the South Florida Regional Managed Lanes network was achieved on March 24, with the opening of the first phase of the I-75 Express Lanes from Northwest 170th Street in Miami-Dade County to I-595 in Broward County.This 15-mile segment features a new, four-lane barrier separated, tolled managed lanes facility within [...]

Why Autonomous Vehicles Will Provide New Industry Opportunities

By |2019-03-25T18:34:54-04:00April 17th, 2018|Tags: , , , , |

We are in an industry surrounded by change. We have seen and heard of the latest in new and emerging technologies that will change the way we know transportation. When, where, and how this change will impact each of us is still to be determined with the biggest debate being the “when.” While we may not know exactly when certain technologies will take off, we know they are on the horizon because of the amount of money projected to fund key emerging technology sectors. But what is being talked about now that could boost our timeline?

RS&H’s Rachel Back Accepted to ARTBA Leader Development Program

By |2018-12-13T15:14:15-04:00March 29th, 2018|Tags: , , , , |

RS&H Senior Design-Build Engineer Rachel Back has been accepted into the American Road and Transportation Builders Association’s (ARTBA) Industry Leader Development Program (ILDP). In May, she will travel to Washington, D.C., to deepen her knowledge of the transportation industry and meet with members of Congress to discuss transportation initiatives for the country. “I am [...]

Teaching, Mentoring Young Women about Civil Engineering

By |2018-07-31T22:20:12-04:00March 26th, 2018|Tags: , , |

Contract Support Specialist Jill Clarke in RS&H’s Marathon, Florida, office spoke to a group of high school students last month about civil engineering at Spanish River High School in Boca Raton, Florida. She created an hour-long presentation for the Women of Tomorrow Mentor and Scholarship Program, Inc. (WOT). The WOT mentoring and scholarship program targets at-risk [...]

Toll Facility System Connectivity

By |2018-11-02T08:58:31-04:00March 15th, 2018|Tags: , , , |

More and more commuters have recognized the convenience and benefits of managed lane roadways. Agencies are responding to this growing acceptance by expanding these facilities and creating a safe and efficient regional network of managed lanes. Due to the overall magnitude of these projects and their potential to dramatically improve mobility, agencies look to optimize toll operations by developing an end-to-end customer experience for motorists.

RS&H’s Mike Davis Examines a Future with CAVs in FES Journal

By |2018-08-08T14:34:50-04:00March 7th, 2018|Tags: , , , , |

Connected and autonomous vehicle technology will ultimately reshape our entire transportation industry, writes RS&H Vice President and Tolls Service Group Leader Mike Davis in the latest issue of Florida Engineering Society Journal. You can read the entire story by clicking the link below: The Stepping Stones to a Future of Connected and Autonomous Vehicles [...]

Avitabile Earns DBIA Transportation Leadership Award

By |2018-12-13T15:04:28-04:00February 20th, 2018|Tags: , , , , , , , |

RS&H Vice President Jim Avitabile has been a big part of the Design-Build Institute of America (DBIA) in his home state of Florida. As region president, he helped expand DBIA membership, diversified initiatives and implemented a successful awards program that made the region financially sustainable. It only make sense that Avitabile is being recognized [...]