More Articles for New York State Department of Transportation

The State of the Nation’s Bridges

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Nov 06, 2013

The State of the Nation’s Bridges

Our exclusive survey of bridge conditions in the United States shows that every year the percentage of overall structurally deficient and functionally obsolete bridges slightly improves, but for most states consistent, guaranteed funding remains a major roadblock to making bigger ...

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NY: U can txt while driving in special zones

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Oct 08, 2013

NY: U can txt while driving in special zones

Want to text while driving in New York? Go right ahead – just make sure you’re in one of the 91 designated texting zones. Motorists now have special "texting zones" along the New York State Thruway and State Highways, which provide ...

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The Durable Performance of Perpetual Pavements

Contributed - Oct 04, 2013

The Durable Performance of Perpetual Pavements

When the Iowa Department of Transportation (IDOT) opened a new stretch of U.S. Highway 151 in Linn County back in 1966, they wanted a road that would last a long time, but they never imagined the traffic loads and heavy-weight trucks ...

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NYSDOT begins off-site bridge replacement project

Amanda Bayhi - Jun 26, 2013

NYSDOT begins off-site bridge replacement project

The New York State Department of Transportation (NYSDOT) has begun work on a $20.2 million project to replace two Interstate 84 bridges that carry about 75,000 vehicles daily. The bridges, located over Dingle Ridge Road in the town of Southeast, Westchester ...

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Better Bridges: Arch artistry

Brooke Wisdom - May 01, 2010

Better Bridges:  Arch artistry

Arch artistry The Route 219 deck arch bridge over Cattaraugus Creek in New York used a complex tie system, a massive crane and a creative erection process. By Tina Grady Barbaccia   For the construction sequence of a deck arch bridge in New York, ...

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Laser scanning of New York Route 17 upgrade gets nod from American Council of Engineering Companies

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Apr 01, 2010

Laser scanning of New York Route 17 upgrade gets nod from American Council of Engineering Companies

The American Council of Engineering Companies (ACEC) of New York has honored one of Erdman Anthony's projects as among the best in the northeast region. The firm’s entry, laser scanning of New York Route 17 Upgrade to I-86, exit 131, earned ...

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