Posts Tagged ‘TxDOT’

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

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

Grant Enables Drone Use for Highway, Rail Inspections

Posted by Nicholas Sakelaris

Drones could become the standard method for inspections of highways, bridges and railroads throughout Texas in the future.

Researchers at the University of Texas at Arlington partnered with the Texas Department of Transportation to see how well the unmanned aerial …

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
highways

Sahadat Hossain

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 …

CityMAP Plots Transformational Path for Downtown Highways

Posted by Lance Murray

CITYMAP PROPOSES MOVING STRETCH OF INTERSTATE 30, REMOVING I-345 ENTIRELY


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.…