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News & Views
Radar significantly reduces 85th-percentile speeds
Eight years after they were installed, the 30 speed signs scattered throughout the city of Bellevue, Wash., have in some cases caused average speeds to decrease in locations where speedbumps or traffic circles would be feasible. Click here for tips from the city's transportation planners on maximizing the impact of radar traffic-calming devices.
Bridges & culverts
Oregon DOT solves mobility problem with bridge-jacking.
Last year, the Oregon DOT replaced two bridges in record time using the rapid-replacement technique known as bridge jacking. Click here to watch the video.