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Innovations

October 09, 2020 08:00 AM
By: Danielle Klinger-Grumbine

In spite of COVID-19, PennDOT's Bureau of Innovations has not missed a beat in maintaining its extensive survey operations.


September 21, 2020 08:00 AM
By: Daryl St. Clair

​Modern roundabouts continue to gain in popularity throughout the United States


July 01, 2020 09:00 AM
By: Rich Kirkpatrick, PennDOT Bureau of Innovations

When replacing a bridge over busy U.S. Route 19 in Allegheny County, PennDOT's District 11 chose to use self-propelled modular transporters.


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.