Insights by Scott Hasburgh, PE

Accommodating the oversized-overweight trucking industry
Accommodating the oversized-overweight trucking industry

Engineers are having to rethink the way we design highways and industrial networks to accommodate oversized-overweight trucks.

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Maintenance and cost control through sustainable design
Maintenance and cost control through sustainable design

As a leader in sustainable design, Mead & Hunt has found innovative opportunities to create sustainable projects, like Lacy Road in the City of Fitchburg.

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Freight challenges in urban America: Port planning analysis
Freight challenges in urban America: Port planning analysis

The need for an adequate freight network is paramount for modern industry in the United States. As freight traffic and load dimensions increase, cities and states must address the needs of manufacturers and ports to keep pace with the expanding economy.

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Freight challenges in urban America
Freight challenges in urban America

The struggle for space in growing urban areas is a major concern facing citizens around the nation, especially transportation planners and engineers. Populations flock to cities, causing the office building and housing expansions to cut into road space. This is a major issue for the freight network as fleet vehicles need large, maneuverable roadways to navigate through cities to make deliveries to and from shipping ports. Yet shrinking roadways in expanding cities is a phenomenon that can cause heavy industry lost access to nearby shipping ports.

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Keep on truckin’
Keep on truckin’

It has been said that nearly everything we use in our daily lives has been transported by a heavy truck. Goods move around the world in the global marketplace, transported across oceans and continents, and delivered to the store down the street. But how do they get there? Mostly by heavy trucks.

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Wisconsin Transportation Conference is going to be great

Inspire, Innovate, Deliver: Partners in Getting There is the theme of this year’s Transportation Improvement Conference in Wisconsin. It will be held on March 4-5 in Wisconsin Dells at the Wilderness Resort.

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