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Falling into the design-build paradox
Falling into the design-build paradox

Achieving success isn’t as simple as repeating steps that worked in the past. Breaking free from the Design-Build Paradox and adapting our process to each situation leads to true innovation.

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Walking school buses: Leading by example
Walking school buses: Leading by example

As a parent and planner, I wanted my community to use its transportation infrastructure, reduce traffic congestion around schools and take advantage of the built environment.

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Paving the way for economic growth with solid roads and bridges
Paving the way for economic growth with solid roads and bridges

What do roads, jobs, ports, money, bridges, commerce and rail have in common? They are part of a network that can spark economic growth.

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Vertical gardens: A green solution to roadway noise and air pollution
Vertical gardens: A green solution to roadway noise and air pollution

The citizens of Mexico City are using vertical gardens to create green space, reduce traffic noise and remove air pollutants.

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New Tallahassee transportation office to serve rapidly growing market
New Tallahassee transportation office to serve rapidly growing market

The new Tallahassee transportation design team will lead our highway and bridge projects throughout the state of Florida.

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Is fast-track construction the answer to infrastructure?
Is fast-track construction the answer to infrastructure?

Fast-track construction projects often reach completion more quickly on a smaller budget than traditional design-bid-build methods.

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Southwest Willow Flycatcher remains endangered
Southwest Willow Flycatcher remains endangered

A petition to remove the Southwest Willow Flycatcher from the Endangered and Threatened Wildlife list was denied, affecting projects required to meet NEPA compliance.

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Diving into the thermodynamics behind structural engineering
Diving into the thermodynamics behind structural engineering

For civil and structural engineers, thermodynamics plays a large role in the way we design and build transportation structures.

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Transportation Insights of 2017
Transportation Insights of 2017

It’s important to assess where we’ve been to figure out where we’re going. Let’s take a look at how transportation trends of 2017 will affect the future.

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Surveying Oklahoma’s bald eagles
Surveying Oklahoma’s bald eagles

Our Oklahoma DOT task was to survey for bald eagles in about 100 sites in 29 counties.

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