Posts Tagged ‘Texas Department of Transportation’

Shake Shack, Horseshoe Project
Earn Design-Build Awards

Posted by Lance Murray

You can’t get much more different than a hamburger restaurant and a major urban highway project, but now the Dallas Shake Shack and the Horseshoe Project have something in common — each has won a national award from the Design-Build

Summit: The Long Drive Toward
Scoring a Smart Cities TD

Posted by Dave Moore

smart citiesIf the race to become a smart city were an offensive drive in a football game, how close to the end zone is the Dallas region?

That question — raised at Tuesday’s North Texas Smart Cities Summit at the University …

Planning to the People:
How CityMap Democratized Urban Design

Posted by Dave Moore

It’s been 60 years since President Dwight Eisenhower launched an interstate highway system that connected cities while bisecting neighborhoods across the country. These highways have encircled downtowns across America for decades, providing a means of escape or entry for cars

BRIT, Tarleton State Unite to Map Rare Plants Along State Highways

Posted by Heather Noel

The Texas Department of Transportation is calling upon North Texas plant and geographic data experts to help it better protect rare plant species growing along Texas highways.

The Botanical Research Institute of Texas in Fort Worth and Tarleton State University …

TxDOT Awards UTA Prof $743K for Geothermal De-Icing Project

Posted by Rachel Hawkins

University of Texas at Arlington researcher Xinbao Yu, assistant professor of civil engineering, and his team have been awarded $734,000 from the Texas Department of Transportation to start the second phase of their bridges and overpasses de-icing project using geothermal …

Cracked Highways: UTA Prof has System to Fix ‘Em

Posted by Lance Murray

We’ve all seen them, cracked pavement on highways that make unsightly and hard to drive on.

A civil engineering professor at the University of Texas at Arlington has received a $1.2 million contract from the Texas Department of Transportation to …

CityMAP Plots Transformational Path for Downtown Highways

Posted by Lance Murray


The Texas Department of Transportation released its Dallas CityMAP study Friday, laying out a transformational vision for improving the aging highway system that encircles an increasingly crowded downtown urban core.…