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The purpose of the project is to improve traffic congestion, operations, and safety; provide facilities for transit and pedestrians; and encourage economic redevelopment along the SR-99 corridor through the city of Des Moines.
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
In the 1990s, Wichita began to explore the impact of growth on its existing transportation facilities, land use, and development. A specific effort was to assess the increased train traffic going through the city due to the merger of Union Pacific... more
This project was part of Washington's scenic byways improvement program. It was a top priority for the city of Raymond to create a visually appealing community for travelers along US-101 and to introduce travelers to the unique Willapa basin, with... more
The New Mississippi River Bridge Project (MRB) is a group of major transportation improvements designed to enhance the region’s infrastructure. The economic future of the St. Louis urban core on both sides of the Mississippi River depends on the... more
To reconfigure and reconstruct TH 197 at the south entrance into Bemidji, Minnesota, consolidating driveway access, stabilizing the shoreline of Lake Bemidji, creating storm water ponds to enhance water quality, creating new traffic and pedestrian... more
"As part of the French government's programme 'Ville plus sure, Quartiers sans accidents' (Safer Town, Urban Areas without Accidents) one of the approach roads to Rennes has been rebuilt. A roundabout has been established together with speed reducing... more
Seattle to Bellevue, WA
(Started 1999, Completed 2017)
SR 520 links densely populated cities and some of the largest employers in the state. The one-and-a-half-mile long, 42 year-old SR 520 Evergreen Point Bridge is very vulnerable to windstorms and earthquakes and needs to be replaced.
The purpose of this project was to retrofit a five-lane section of roadway with extensive retaining walls into a context sensitive “gateway” approach into Gatlinburg, Tennessee. This retrofit was in response to a public discontent for a... more
The purpose of the State Highway 5 Corridor Context Sensitive Transportation Study (SH 5 Corridor Study) is to formulate a corridor master plan that includes the “public realm” as well as the “private realm” in order to transform the entire... more
The Creative Corridor offers a vision for the reclamation of a neglected Main Street while providing an affordable downtown living option presently unavailable in Little Rock. The vision retrofits a four-block segment through a new land-use mix... more
The Danville Transportation Enhancement Project is a partnership among the Vermont Arts Council, the Vermont Agency of Transportation [VTrans], and the Town of Danville, Vermont designed to integrate artistic enhancements into the redevelopment of a... more
"During the 1980s a large full-scale study has been conducted in Buxtehude, including extensive rebuilding in the town center and in an adjoining urban area, and in-depth initial and follow-up studies of the traffic and the environment. The... more
"In Herlev a traffic-dominated town street in an area without any special characteristic unity has been converted to a harmonious town space in which the ancient church and the village pond also have been incorporated as significant elements."
In 1996, the City of Clinton, Iowa, set out to improve a stretch of US Highway 30 that runs through the heart of town. The road forms a segment of historic Lincoln Highway— dedicated in 1913 as one of the nation’s first transcontinental... more