Going green has taken on a completely different meaning for the City of Norman, OK. DBi Services completed one of the largest urban “green” bike lanes projects to-date in the US. DBi installed over 2.5 miles of bike lane consisting of a 100% recycled green pigmented glass aggregate bonded to the concrete pavement with a two-part epoxy resin binder.
DBi, in conjunction with Cornerstone Materials and Ruby Lake Glass, installed a showcase bus lane on September 27 in New York City. After several previous attempts were made to designate bus lanes in NYC, the City launched a concerted program five years ago to find a product and process and a product that would demark bus lanes.
The Staunton South Turnkey Asset Maintenance Services (TAMS) team is proud to announce that the current contract with the Virginia Department of Transportation has been renewed for an additional two year term, extending our initial 5-year contract (set to expire July 31, 2016) until July 31, 2018.
DBi partnered with FDOT Emergency Coordinators from Districts 1 and 4, along with members of the Lee County Emergency Management command staff at the 29th Annual Governors Hurricane Conference held in Orlando, FL in May.
Once again, DBi Services is one of the lead sponsors for the Third Annual Leadership Academy, which was held during the week of June 7th in St. Petersburg, FL. The Leadership Academy is organized by the Teen Safe Driving Coalition of Florida.
Twenty years ago, a small group dreamed of reconstructing an exact replica of General Lafayette’s 18th-century French frigate of freedom called the Hermione. Today, the majestic vessel is the largest and most authentically built Tall Ship in the last 150 years.
With traffic finally rolling this week on a majority of the $1.4-billion Herb Gray Parkway, a shift in focus will turn to upkeep and maintenance of the six-lane, below-grade highway. The project’s primary contractor is responsible for keeping the road in good condition.
The State Transportation Innovation Council (STIC) has selected HFST as an innovative technique to improve the safety of motorists at high-priority crash locations throughout the state. HFST is highlighted in the fact sheet released for 2015 by STIC.
A team led by Flatiron Constructors, Dragados USA, and DBi Services has been chosen as the preferred bidder for the TxDOT US181 Harbor Bridge Replacement Project in Corpus Christi. The Texas Transportation Commission confirmed the winner at its April 30 meeting.
ADOT announced June 10 it has shortlisted three developer teams proposing on the $1.9 billion design-build-maintain contract for the Loop 202 South Mountain Freeway Project. DBi Services, along with its team members below, was among the highest rated proposals, and would be in charge of all operations and maintenance of the proposed freeway for the full term of the contract.
Representatives of PennDot and North Cornwall Township, Lebanon County, PA joined forces with the Federal Highway Administration and the State Transportation Innovation Council on Thursday May 7 to host a regional demonstration day bringing together key stakeholders to view the application of the innovative, safety enhancing High Friction Surfacing Treatment.
Highways service specialist A-one+ has announced the winners of its second annual supplier recognition awards. The awards recognised the contribution made by suppliers through their collaborative relationship with A-one+, which is a joint venture of Costain, Colas and CH2M.
Over the course of a two hour period between 11pm March 31 and 1am EST April 1, 2015, DBi Services was at the helm of two openings of the Woodrow Wilson Bridge, kicked off the largest asset management project renewal in history, and went live with two new asset management projects.
In conjunction with April being National Distracted Driving Awareness Month, DBi Services joined forces with public safety officials and other agencies throughout the state of Florida to remind drivers of the significant risks faced every day by those working on or alongside Florida's roadways.
The Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) recently released a case study on the South Carolina Department of Transportation’s (SCDOT) implementation of high friction surfacing treatment (HFST) along a one-mile section of US 25 in Greenville, South Carolina. This particular section of roadway was notorious for its high crash rate, notably truck rollovers in wet weather.
The I-75 Ultra Asset Maintenance team is proud to announce that the current contract with the Florida Department of Transportation has been renewed for another seven-year term beginning April 1st, 2015 until 2022. DBi Services will continue to provide comprehensive management, operations and asset maintenance of all roadway, roadside, structures (District 4), rest areas, recreational areas and weigh stations for I-75 from Broward County to Hillsborough County.
On February 17th, DBi Bridge Crews in Sudbury began a major rehabilitation project on the 368-foot Little Current Swing Bridge. Completed in 1913 by the Algoma Eastern Railway, this bridge was designed to carry rail traffic to Manitoulin Island.
Each year in the United States, more than 32,000 people die in traffic crashes. According to the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA), these crashes have an estimated economic cost of more than $230 billion.
DBi was awarded the first New Jersey county project for HFST. Somerset County successfully applied for a $311,000 grant for this project through the NJTPA’s 2013 Local Safety Program.
During the last four years of installing HFST on Caltrans projects throughout California, DBi invited several counties to on-site open houses because they wanted to learn more about the benefits of HFST and how they could apply for HSIP (Highway Safety Improvement Program) grants from the state.
Representing both DBi Services and AMOTIA (Association for the Management and Operations of Transportation Infrastructure Assets), Shawn Yorke, DBi Services Director of Learning and Development delivered a presentation titled Developing the 21st Century Maintenance Workforce
The Woodrow Wilson Bridge Turnkey Asset Maintenance Services (TAMS) management team is proud to announce that the current contract with the Virginia Department of Transportation and the Maryland State Highway Administration was recently renewed for the first optional two-year period.
DBi Services is pleased to announce the renewal of the I-66 Northern Virginia Winter Operations (NOVA) Project. The Virginia Department of Transportation has extended its first two-year renewal of this project that will continue under the comprehensive snow and ice maintenance of DBi until October 6, 2016.
DBi Services began its new I-95 Georgia Comprehensive Maintenance Asset Maintenance Project at the stroke of midnight, January 1 2015. DBi provides comprehensive asset management and all routine maintenance to interstate facilities within the existing and future rights-of-way of Interstate 95 in the State of Georgia from the Florida to South Carolina state lines.