As the world’s population grows and businesses continue to develop, Jacobs' transportation clients require smarter planning options, adaptable delivery methods, non-traditional financing solutions, and lower construction costs to deal with their booming infrastructure needs.
In addition, the era of Connected Vehicles is rapidly approaching, utilizing wireless technology to allow vehicles to communicate with each other and with surrounding elements of the transportation infrastructure. Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS) are needed support this changing technological landscape.
Jacobs is able to meet those needs by engaging its global network of highway and traffic experts to provide our clients with thoughtful and innovative solutions that meet demanding implementation schedules, manage risk, control costs, and simplify operations in ways that were not possible just a few years ago.
Jacobs' experience includes major interchanges, intersection improvements, milling and resurfacing projects, ITS solutions, and toll roads. We offer some of the best design and construction experience available, including teams that have pioneered the HOV/HOT/TOT concept. Jacobs is also recognized for its involvement with public/private partnerships financing options; its capabilities in design-build; and its traffic, environmental, connected vehicle and construction inspection services.
Learn more about what we are doing with smart motorway technology in the UK on the Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE) website in the article: What are smart motorways and how do they work?