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State Transportation Innovation Council (STIC)

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.


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.


April 22, 2020 07:00 AM
By: Rich Kirkpatrick, PennDOT Bureau of Innovations

The Diverging Diamond Interchange design is improving safety by reducing traffic contact points and eliminating many severe crash types.


April 15, 2020 07:00 AM
By: Rich Kirkpatrick, PennDOT Bureau of Innovations

The Design-Build Traffic Control Plan (DBTCP) aims to improve project delivery by exploring ways to provide greater contractor flexibility.


April 08, 2020 07:00 AM
By: Rich Kirkpatrick, PennDOT Bureau of Innovations

​Faced with upkeep of thousands of bridges on their local roads, municipal officials can turn to PennDOT for a cost-effective solution.