The U.S. Department of Transportation (U.S. DOT) is advancing the Florida International University (FIU) bridge engineering program’s efforts to make the country’s aging bridges safer.

FIU will receive $1.5 million per year, for five years, for its Accelerated Bridge Construction University Transportation Center (ABC-UTC). A combined match from the state and private sector will bring the award to more than $10 million.

HARRISBURG, Pa., Dec. 5, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Based on PennDOT's overall accomplishments this year, Secretary Leslie S. Richards was recently honored as Female Innovator of the Year for a Government or Non Profit with 2,500 employees or more and Female Executive of the Year in the same category by the international Stevie Awards for Women in Business.

By Roger DuPuis, December 2, 2016 at 8:59 AM

Digital construction management practices helped the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation save more than $1 million on projects across the state this year, officials said this week.

The successful use of PennDOT's Engineering Construction Management System (ECMS) for highway and bridge construction was one of several items highlighted by the agency in a year-end report on department initiatives.



SAI again met the District's aggressive demand schedule and the firm's performance consistently
exceeded the District's expectations in all aspects - design, plan preparation and Final PS&E preparation.
Another fine job by SAI.  Excellent firm to work with.

Pennsylvania Department of Transportation, District 10-0
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