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This project creates a vital crosstown link for pedestrians, bicyclists, and vehicles. On one side, it opens up into the West End Neighborhood, Railroad Square, the CHOPS Teen Center, the future SMART station, and miles of creek trails. On the... more
8th Street Barracks Row, a 3/4 mile, 6 block stretch between Pennsylvania Avenue and M Street SE, is one of the District's oldest commercial corridors. 8th Street's turn of the century buildings give the street charm and character, but over the... more
Bruce R. Watkins Drive, a Missouri Department of Transportation project, is a 10.2 mile-long artery, which links downtown Kansas City to Southtown. The design and construction of this project included aesthetic design with environmental... more
Burlington, Iowa, was a significant Midwestern river and rail transportation hub from the 1820s til the mid-twentieth century. Manufacturing remains an important component of the local economy, but sprawling suburban development has made it... more
As the Missouri Department of Transportation was planning the construction of a new bridge over the Missouri River, a cobblestone street, believed to be the first paved street west of St. Louis, was re-discovered in the town of Boonville. The... more
The two agricultural communities of Cutler and Orosi, CA were struggling with high poverty rates, inadequate water and sewer capacity, and a dangerous traffic problems on the main street/ state highway. Through an innovative design... more
The Demondreun Viaduct in downtown Nashville, TN was closed due to strutural deficiency. This closing restricted a roadway that served as a "backdoor" route to downtown Nashville and closed a transit landport as well as hampered traffic to many... more
Five years ago if you took a stroll down Main Street in Greenville, Kentucky on a Saturday night you would have likely walked on deteriorated sidewalks, peered into vacant storefronts with dilapidated façades, and felt enveloped by silence and... more
Providing an improved highway link between downtown Fairmont and I-79, the Fairmont
Gateway Connector is a multi-phased economic development and transportation project
that alleviates congestion while focusing on treasured community... more
A key component of the Bath Feasibility Study was public involvement. The outreach program included several public forums including a public goal-setting workshop, a public informational meeting and... more
The existing Four Bears Bridge (ND 23) was narrow and could not accommodate existing traffic (functionally obsolete). The new Four Bears Bridge provided a modern bridge that eliminated restrictions posed by the earlier bridge. It also accommodated... more
The Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) Ishpeming Transportation Service Center (TSC) and its partners took an innovative approach on the US-41 Houghton, Michigan, downtown streetscape project by, among other things, actually drawing... more
It is the intent of the Washington Department of Transportation (WSDOT) to integrate community values into the design of the I-405 Design/Build Project. As a consultant to WSDOT, HNTB is accomplishing this important goal by fully
employing the... more
Interstate 84 in the Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area (CRGNSA) is a critically important corridor that serves as a primary regional transportation artery, a key interstate freight route, and a scenic highway.
To improve regional mobility by providing reliable and safe two-way transit and HOV operations on Interstate 90 between Bellevue and Seattle, while minimizing impacts to the environment and to other users and transportation modes.
The purpose of the project is the reconstruction of a 12-mile segment of beltway around Indianapolis to provide increased capacity and replace deteriorated infrastructure. Mainline roadway, interchanges, and bridges all required reconstruction as... more
(Started 2000, Completed 2013-05)
Leaders in the city of Indianapolis, Indiana, wanted to make it easier for people to visit the city’s cultural districts, which were disconnected from the heart of downtown and didn’t get the attention they merited. In a city with a successful... more