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Our nation’s roadway system contains a functional hierarchy which provides each road with a designation based on its primary purpose. At the top of the hierarchy are freeways and expressways designed to maximize “Point A to Point B” mobility that feature limited access, i.e. access at only high speed interchanges, no intersections or driveways. There are also arterials that are roads that have traffic signals at intersections and access points at larger frequency spacing. These arterials are fed by collectors and local streets, which have the main purpose to connect specific activities (residences, retail stores, industries). Put together, this network enables point to point services, a notable advantage the road transport has over other transport modes.
HR Green is pleased to announce it has been chosen by Washington County, MN to deliver preliminary and final highway design for intersection and pavement improvements on Olinda Boulevard North/47th Street North (CSAH 14) and Osgood Avenue North (CSAH 24) in Baytown Township. Nicole Peterson, PE, PMP will serve as Project Manager.
The McHenry County Division of Transportation recently received the American Public Works Association — Fox Valley Branch Project of the Year award. The project also received the 2015 American Council of Engineering Companies – Illinois Merit Award. HR Green was responsible for the design and construction engineering of the Johnsburg Road Widening Project in coordination with the Village of Johnsburg and McHenry County Division of Transportation
HR Green has received a 2015 American Council of Engineering Companies of Illinois Engineering Excellence Award of Merit for its work on the Grove Road realignment.
As 2014 begins to fade into history the question on everyone’s mind is “What is in store for Transportation experts in 2015?” Technological advancements will continue to be the driving force of change but integration of modes of transportation and innovation in design and contracting are sure to be popular in 2015. What is certain is that a rapidly changing landscape seems to be the norm these days—here are some emerging trends for Transportation planners and experts.