Tag Archives: Federal Highway Administration

Charles River Analytics Scientist Highlights FHWA-Funded Motorcyclist Safety Tech Project

Michael Jenkins, senior scientist at Charles River Analytics, discussed the company’s efforts to develop an augmented reality display through a Federal Highway Administration-funded project aimed at hazard awareness for motorcyclists. He delivered a presentation about the BARRACUDA initiative at the third-annual meeting of the FHWA’s Motorcyclist Advisory Council last month, …

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Kratos Gets Green Light to Deploy Autonomous Roadway Work Zone Vehicle

Kratos Defense and Security Solutions’ unmanned systems division has received authorization to operate an autonomous vehicle designed for road maintenance operations. The company said Thursday its Autonomous Impact Protection Vehicle, also called Autonomous Truck Mounted Attenuator, was approved for a statewide deployment effort to paint lines on roadways. Steve Fendley, president …

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DOT to Seek Bids on Civil Integrated Mgmt Data Standards Identification Research Project

The Transportation Department’s Federal Highway Administration plans to issue a solicitation for proposals on June 15 for a research project that seeks to identify and develop digital transportation data standards and governance approaches to support the creation of a Civil Integrated Management framework. FHWA said in a FedBizOpps notice published …

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FirstNet Senior Manager Steven Smith Joins Sevatec’s Advisory Board

Steven Smith, senior manager of the First Responder Network Authority, has joined the board of advisers of Fairfax, Virginia-based technology services contractor Sevatec. He brings to Sevatec’s advisory board three decades of information technology management experience in both the public and private sectors, the company said Thursday. “We are fortunate to have …

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Battelle Supports Ohio Bid for USDOT Grant on Connected & Autonomous Vehicle Research

The Transportation Department has awarded a $6 million grant to a Battelle-backed team for a dedicated short-range communications system in central Ohio to support testing and research on connected and autonomous vehicles. Battelle said Thursday it has helped build the winning bid from the Dublin, Marysville and Union counties in Ohio to secure the grant to expand fiber …

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CH2M to Provide Engineering Services for Federal Lands Highway Program; Bill Lang Comments

CH2M has received an indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract from the Federal Highway Administration to provide architect-engineer services to the federal lands highway program. The award represents the company’s sixth general engineering IDIQ contract and complements the 300 previous task orders CH2M performed in rural areas such as the Lake Tahoe Program of Projects …

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