Trimble introduced version 7.3 of the Trimble Quantm system for road and rail alignment planning. Version 7.3 introduces Trimble Quantm Enterprise, a locally hosted version of the Quantm system. Trimble Quantm Enterprise is designed for government planning agencies and large, multi-disciplinary consultants who perform transportation planning in-house.
NAPLES, FLA. — The Maine Department of Transportation (MaineDOT) and Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) recently purchased LED High Mast Retrofit Kits from LED manufacturer Globaltechled (www.globaltechled.com), for installation of energy-efficient interstate roadway lighting. The LED Retrofit Kits were installed inside the existing Holophane and GE high mast Fixtures — delivering energy savings estimated at nearly 70 percent compared with the old non-LED sodium fixtures.
Ergon Asphalt and Emulsions Inc. (Ergon) and Mathy Construction Co. have announced the award of a patented process that allows for the production and placement conventional hot mix asphalt (HMA) at reduced temperatures of up to 75⁰ F.
AutoCAD Civil 3D software, a building information modeling (BIM) solution for civil engineering, is designed to help project teams deliver higher-quality transportation, land development, and environmental projects faster. Explore design ideas and analyze what-if scenarios to help optimize performance before projects are built. Extend Civil 3D model data to perform geospatial and stormwater analysis, generate quantity takeoffs, and support automated machine guidance during construction. Civil 3D provides the BIM advantage and tools you need to deliver more innovative design solutions. For more visit USA.Autodesk.com
In replacing the Willamette River Bridge, the Oregon Department of Transportation makes steps to ensure the structure's ecological footprint is as small as possible, leaving room for natural habitats to flourish.