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Innovations

June 24, 2020 09:30 AM
By: Rich Kirkpatrick, PennDOT Bureau of Innovations

The Road Diet Project reflects collaboration championed by PennDOT Connects and the State Transportation Innovation Council.


June 17, 2020 09:45 AM
By: Rich Kirkpatrick, PennDOT Bureau of Innovations

This technique minimizes vertical drop off at the pavement edge, making it easier for vehicles that drift off the road to return safely.


June 10, 2020 08:00 AM
By: Rich Kirkpatrick, PennDOT Bureau of Innovations

PennDOT is embracing 3-D modeling to streamline and enhance the project design and construction process.


June 03, 2020 01:00 PM
By: Danielle Klinger-Grumbine

To continue providing facilitations for PennDOT organizations, our Bureau of Innovations quickly adapted to virtual operations amid COVID-19


June 02, 2020 09:00 AM
By: Danielle Klinger-Grumbine

With schools closed and the panel of judges teleworking, statewide judging for this year's Innovations Challenge was a challenge in itself.


May 27, 2020 07:00 AM
By: Rich Kirkpatrick, PennDOT Bureau of Innovations

Pennsylvania's topography poses a challenge for bridge construction, but hydraulic tools help us design safer and more resilient structures.


May 20, 2020 07:00 AM
By: Rich Kirkpatrick, PennDOT Bureau of Innovations

To minimize the impact on commuter travel, one bridge in the Pittsburgh area was demolished and replaced within a single weekend.


May 13, 2020 12:00 AM
By: Rich Kirkpatrick, PennDOT Bureau of Innovations

Expanded Polystyrene (EPS) Geofoam is a rapid embankment construction technique used in accelerated bridge construction.


May 06, 2020 09:00 AM
By: Rich Kirkpatrick, PennDOT Bureau of Innovations

PennDOT is taking a leading role nationally in advancing e-Construction and Partnering (eCP).


April 29, 2020 07:00 AM
By: Rich Kirkpatrick, PennDOT Bureau of Innovations

Our use of this innovative High Friction Surface Treatment (HFST) is having a significant impact on highway safety across the state.