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The I-35W St. Anthony Bridge replacement project is hereby offered as a CSS National Dialog submission case study because it demonstrates a unique and amazing local and national story and most surprisingly to some that under extreme... 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
CATS needed a large real estate parcel to construct the I-485/South Boulevard light rail parking deck at the end of the line. There was limited availability of existing real estate. After a suggestion by a local resident during a community... more
The existing facility was functionally obsolete and did not provide an acceptable level of service. The project addressed anticipated future traffic demands will provide sufficient median size to allow future expansion and/or multimodal use for mass... more
The study area encompassed approximately 47
miles of I-69 that passes through Branch and
Calhoun counties. Landscapes within this corridor
represent a variety of natural and built landscapes including active and fallow farmland, residential... more
Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) initiated the program based on a commitment made in the 106 Programmatic Agreement. This commitment charged CDOT to initiate a CSS project focused on the decision process and guidelines for all future... more
The I-84, Cole Interchange to Broadway Interchange Soundwalls project was initiated as a result of an Environmental Assessment and a planning study for Interstate 84 in Boise from west of the Orchard Interchange to the Gowen Interchange. The study... more
The Idaho Transportation Department (ITD) has constructed the soundwalls at recommended locations on Interstate 84 beginning east of the Cole-Overland Interchange and ending at the Broadway Avenue Interchange. During the design process, an... 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 project will include constructing a new interchange on I-96 at 36th Street. Currently, the Kent County Road Commission is nearing completion of the extension of 36th Street. The interchange will tie into this extension. Upon completion, this new... more
Replace a deteriorating historic bridge quickly reaching its intended lifespan (1939 was the last structural improvement) located in a unique setting that includes a nearby historic hotel and scenic river front area.
Over fifty years ago, Fair Park, portions of Deep Ellum, and adjacent neighborhoods were separated from the rest of the city by the construction of Interstate 30. While the highway provided much-needed mobility and helped suburban development, there... more
Two one-day workshops focused on getting resource agencies involved early in the project development process. Included a presentation by MaineDOT, two IDOT project case studies, and interactive group discussion on how IDOT might improve their... more
Issues that initiated this project include the inadequacy of the existing auto tour route in its ability to allow visitors to experience the important historic elements of the battlefield effectively and gain a sense of place; a lack of accessibility... more
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