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Seventy-five percent of local highway authorities in the UK are taking a risk-based approach to road repairs, according to a study by the RAC Foundation. A risk-based system accounts for the width and depth of a pothole and type of road where it exists.
The emptiness of Big Bend Ranch State Park in Texas is its biggest draw, argues travel writer Courtney Bond. "There's adventure aplenty, for sure, in the miles of trails for hiking, biking, and horseback riding; in rafting trips down the mostly placid Rio Grande; in planting yourself and your binoculars in a quiet spot and waiting for critters to show up (you can go it alone or sign up with one of the area's many guides and outfitters)," Bond writes.
Mcity, a public-private partnership at the University of Michigan, has outlined a model approach for independently assessing the safety of highly automated vehicles. Mcity Director Huei Peng said the test could "help rebuild public trust and accelerate the development of these potentially life-changing vehicles."
After four years of construction, the $3 billion, 250-acre Legacy West mixed-use development in Plano, Texas, is almost complete. A 29-story apartment tower and 27-story condominium building likely will be ready for some residents by summer.
Oregon's construction pipeline is set to get bigger, with sources saying Intel is looking to spend billions to expand its Hillsboro, Ore., research factory. Intel reportedly is lining up contractors already for a June start date.
By March, North Carolina highway engineers plan to open a $250 million, 2.8-mile bridge linking the Outer Banks. The span, designed to last 100 years, will replace Bonner Bridge, which outlived its expected life span by almost 30 years.
NextDecade has unveiled its plans for a liquefied natural gas export terminal and supporting 97-mile pipeline to run through Galveston Bay in Texas. The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission is not expected to make a final permitting decision until late 2022.
Good weather has benefited the second week of work on the State Route 99 tunnel, which has a target opening of Feb. 4. More than 500 cubic yards of concrete have been delivered to the construction site.
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