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  • Diverging Diamond Interchange Comes to Washington State

    WSDOT will build the state's first Diverging Diamond Interchange (DDI) at Interstate 5 and State Route 510 in Lacey. DDIs are a proven way to move more people and reduce the potential for collisions by reducing conflict points. This project is scheduled to begin in the 2018 construction season.

  • Airbus ROPS: Landing Within the Runway Length in All Conditions

    Airbus' patented Runway Overrun Prevention System (ROPS), certified for the company’s A320, A330, A350 and A380 families of aircraft, increases pilots' situational awareness during landing, reduces exposure to runway excursion risk, and if necessary, provides active protection. This 2016 video explains how ROPS aids crews in making safe landings.

  • The Future of Automation is Happening Now at Volvo

    For the first time ever, Volvo will demonstrate its self-driving truck for a broader audience, a solution the company believes will ultimately revolutionize the mining industry. The future of automation is happening, according to this May 2016 Volvo video.

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