TRANSPORTATION

Wood Rodgers provides a variety of transportation design services, including transportation planning, mapping, engineering, and construction support for roadways, bike/pedestrian paths, and airports. We have successfully completed numerous design projects for new roadways and airports and the expansion of existing facilities in both urban and rural locations, including many projects that required coordination with FHWA, Caltrans, and the Nevada Department of Transportation.

FREEWAY/ HIGHWAY DESIGN

Including geometric analysis for mainline and intersection and interchange geometry.

ROADWAY DESIGN

Deep expertise in rural roadway design specializing in roadway geometrics, bicycle and pedestrian design, utility design, and business and local access constraints.

TRANSPORTATION PLANNING

Well-versed in planning services for new roadways as well as improvements to existing roadways. Projects including complete streets, bicycle, and pedestrian access as well as improved vehicular access.

TRAFFIC MODELING

State of the art modeling programs to simulating traffic and intersection configurations.

PAVEMENT DESIGN

Create designs with asphalt concrete, Portland cement concrete and structural Pavers for a wide variety of pavement conditions. Designs include AASHTO, PCA, ACI, FAA, and other methods.

BRIDGE DESIGN

Structure designs include single span to multi-span bridges for roadways, bicycles, and pedestrians.

Project Case Study

RTC 4th Street / Prater Way Bus Rapid Transit Project

Reno & Sparks, Nevada

Wood Rodgers provided transportation, land use planning, urban design, and public outreach, with the scope also including redevelopment/economic development scenario planning for this complete streets reconstruction project spanning 3.1 miles in length along 4th Street and Prater Way in the Cities of Reno and Sparks. Major highlights of the project include a full roadway reconstruction and lane reconfiguration, eight new Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) stations, ADA improvements, overhead to underground dry utility relocations, storm drainage and water system improvements.