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Audible crosswalks 'invaluable' to the visually impaired Raleigh, N.C., have had the crosswalks for more than 20 years.Jed Niffenegger, Raleigh's senior transportation engineer, said budget constraints won't allow the city to install an audible signal at every crosswalk.In part...
Work on bridge to continue until November

...Broad and Greene streets will continue into November because of unforeseen problems, a Georgia Department of Transportation engineer said today.The small bridge was closed in April for resurfacing, forcing the roughly 14,000 cars that travel...
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Shooting victim is honored by many

...That brought laughter to the hundreds of mourners gathered Friday to say goodbye to the 61-year-old former transportation engineer, who was killed early Tuesday morning in a shooting at a North Augusta Huddle House. The shooter, who also...
Residents ask for roundabouts

...the United States.According to Richard Retting, a senior transportation engineer for the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety, while France...lightSource: Insurance Institute for Highway Safety, Institute of Transportation Engineers
Overpass work progresses

...South Carolina side. "We're making some good headway," said Alan Wertz, a South Carolina Department of Transportation engineer for the project. On the Georgia side, DOT officials say the work is still in the early stages, with about...
Pennsylvania tests roadway dots to reduce rear-end collisions

...drivers an easy way to measure their safe driving distances. The idea came from Europe, where Pennsylvania's transportation engineers noticed chevrons painted on the highway for the same purpose. The engineers returned home and identified stretches...
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Officials discussing drainage basin plan

...board to solve a serious problem," Mr. Cheeks said. Officials answered questions after the meeting. State transportation engineers said that residential development built during the past decade is causing culverts at I-20 and Crane Creek...
Engineers suggest solutions

...the study said. "There's a lot of short walking between buildings in the area," said Richard Gangmann, a transportation engineer with Day Wilburn Associates. "It's a big mix that does add to the congestion. It's not a unique problem...
City upgrading all routes

...Augusta is a large manufacturing area -- for it to have improved access to the ports would be critical," transportation engineer David O. Griffith said. "If we're lucky, the projects should be completed in ten years, hopefully a little...
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Historic site stalls highway

...Freeway won't be finished until 2006. Last year, they were hoping for completion by 2005. State Department of Transportation engineers have hired a consultant to find a way around the federal park in Macon, which preserves ancient Indian earth...