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What does the future hold for transportation agencies?

Hanson’s chief roadway engineer spends a busy week with 13,000 transportation professionals in our nation’s capital By David McDonald Jr., P.E., PTOE, Ph.D. Each January, thousands of transportation professionals make a pilgrimage to Washington, D.C., to participate in the Transportation Research Board’s annual meeting. It’s the world’s largest congregation of transportation professionals who are exploring the results of transportation research…

New mapping system fits in a canister

A new mapping imaging system has lightened the load for Hanson’s geospatial team. Trimble’s MX7 is a photogrammetric imaging system equipped with six 5-megapixel cameras and a built-in global positioning system (GPS), all housed in a 24-inch canister, which has been mounted to a roof rack on a Hanson vehicle. It connects to a tablet, runs off power from a…