Category: Transportation

All About, Roundabouts!

Whether you love ‘em or hate ‘em, it’s National Roundabout Week! Roundabout Trivia: How big the world’s largest roundabout? The largest roundabout in the world is located here in Putrajaya, Malaysia, with a diameter of 3.5 kilometers or 2.17 miles! What are other names for roundabouts? Traffic circles, Rotaries How many different types of roundabouts … Read More

E-Week Spotlight: Eric Molbert, PE

Eric Molbert is a professional civil engineer who recently joined Moore’s Transportation team in our Bismarck office location. He has 26 years of engineering and management experience, including public and private projects involving highway and local road design, construction contract administration and site design. Eric completed 15 years with NDDOT in field engineering, surveying, environmental … Read More

Infrastructure Week: Making life more comfortable and predictable

It’s Infrastructure Week – a week dedicated to spotlighting our nation’s roads, pipes, bridges, dams, water towers, street lights, power plants, electrical grids, sewer treatment and more. It’s the stuff that makes our 21st century American lives as comfortable and predictable – indeed, as “civil” – as they are. Because things “work” – the lights … Read More

The learning curve behind the modern roundabout

Since the early 2000s, roundabouts have had Fargo-Moorhead-West Fargo motorists driving in circles. With their growing popularity (there are now seven in West Fargo alone), you might be wondering how these circular intersections took form, and why. The answer is simple: Safety. Roundabouts eliminate the left-hand turn – and the car crashes that go with … Read More

The future of rural airports

Insight into trends for rural airports and what small cities need to know to maintain viable air travel options What comes to mind when you think of air travel? Hopping a Delta flight? Heading to Minneapolis for a vacation in the sun? The jet way at your local airport? What about the 89 general aviation … Read More

Are you ready for your next transportation project?

Safe, reliable transportation is vital for every community. But how does a county decide when a roadway is due for maintenance or reconstruction? What goes into determining the need? And where does the funding come from? At Moore Engineering, a transportation project begins with an evaluation of the transportation system. It sounds simple, but there’s … Read More