Solutions + Features
Cashing in on Sustainability at Two Superfund Sites
Leveraging the experience gained at the Vienna site and the Ravenswood groundwater model, CDM Smith helped EPA develop a strategy to reuse Vienna’s decommissioned AS/SVE treatment system at Ravenswood for a pilot study, enabling rapid installation with limited costs.
Accelerating a Major Traffic Route
Trains will soon be running faster through Europe’s largest terminal train station in Leipzig, Germany. One of the most challenging geotechnical construction projects of our time, we are helping to accelerate local trains and reduce travel time by optimizing public transportation to the city center.
Circling in on Campus Corridor Improvements
The University of Kentucky undertook a $4.17 million, 10-month project to design and reconstruct Alumni Drive. Opened to traffic in August 2016, Alumni Drive is a first-class transportation facility and complete street that keeps cars, bicyclists and pedestrians moving safely and efficiently through the south section with two roundabouts and a multi-use trail.
Converting Massachusetts Turnpike to All-Electronic Tolling
CDM Smith partnered with Raytheon Company to deliver America’s largest, most complex all-electronic tolling system design-build project.
Qatar Delivers a World-Class Transportation Corridor
The Lusail Expressway will transform transportation in Qatar.
Tolling to Stay Afloat
Since it was built in the 1960s, Seattle's old SR 520 floating bridge had become vulnerable to windstorms and earthquakes and had limited capacity and no access for pedestrians and bicyclists. Seeking a funding source for the construction of a new floating bridge over Lake Washington, WSDOT turned to tolling.
Harnessing Private-Sector Creativity in Dallas-Fort Worth
The State Highway 183 Managed Lanes project is one of the largest and most complex projects in Texas transportation history. Unsurprisingly, procuring private-sector participation on the project required several unique financing and delivery approaches. Starting in 2013, CDM Smith partnered with TxDOT to manage the procurement's successful completion.
Assessing BRT Alternatives on Ashland Avenue
With more than 31,000 bus boardings per weekday, Ashland Avenue has the highest ridership of all Chicago Transit Authority routes. We partnered with the authority to identify how bus rapid transit could enhance transit operations along the 16-mile stretch and provide a more sustainable option for the community.
Closing the Loop
The I-485 outer loop project helped the North Carolina Department of Transportation ease traffic and increase mobility in the Charlotte metropolitan area through innovative interchange designs and design-build-finance delivery.