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  • Alaska’s Renewable Energy Microgrids

    Kipnuk is one of the more remote communities in the United States. Located on the Kugkaktlik River in western Alaska, it is closer to Russia than to the nearest highway. Despite its remoteness and traditional culture, the ...

  • Pennsylvania’s Rapid Bridge Replacement Project

    Pennsylvania’s inventory of state-owned bridges is among the largest and oldest in the nation. Pennsylvania’s Department of Transportation has prioritized transportation investments to repair and replace structurally ...

  • Minnesota’s UAS Bridge Inspection Program

    Minnesota has more than 20,000 bridges, including 3,800 state-owned bridges, which are individually inspected every 12 to 24 months. Traditional bridge inspection methods can require traffic closures and require specialized ...

  • American Samoa, Resilient and Renewable Energy

    Currently, the Territory of American Samoa is largely dependent on imported petroleum products, primarily diesel fuel, for energy. Electricity rates for residents are approximately $0.29 per kilowatt-hour, more than twice ...

  • Washington, SR 99 Tunnel

    To replace the aging Alaskan Way Viaduct along State Route 99, which cut through downtown Seattle, the Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT) constructed a new tunnel to run under the downtown corridor. The ...

  • Virginia High Occupancy/ Toll (HOT) Lanes

    In January 2019, Virginia Governor Ralph Northam announced a $1 billion investment to reduce congestion on Northern Virginia highways in partnership with the private sector. The effort includes four new congestion ...

  • Maryland, I-270 Innovative Congestion Management Project

    By 2030, the average daily traffic on Maryland’s I-270 is estimated to increase by 15 percent, from 260,000 vehicles to nearly 300,000 vehicles. In 2017, Maryland Governor Larry Hogan announced the $100 million I-270 ...