On Sept. 6 and 7, 2000, more than 1,500 snowplow operators, highway and public works officials, and airport managers gathered at the Roanoke (Va.) Civic Center to attend the 5th Annual Eastern...
Improving highway safety and increasing mobility are two of the bedrock goals of the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA). These goals are constant - 24 hours every day, seven days every week -...
Adapted from a paper of the same title written by Drs. Sicking and Mak on behalf of the Committee on Roadside Safety Features of the Transportation Research Board (TRB).
They occur every day of the year on our city streets, our county roads, our state highways, and our Interstate Highway System.
In September 1998, what had seemed like an open road to federal approval for the bullnose guardrail system suddenly developed a major barrier.
Wetlands are vital natural ecosystems for a large variety of animals and plants, yet they are rapidly being converted or altered for other land uses.
One of the guiding principles of the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA), as defined in the FHWA National Strategic Plan, is to "be an international leader in researching, developing, and...
Imagine that you are driving through Minnesota on a January evening.
Two major factors in the economic competitiveness of a country and the quality of life of its people are the ease with which people move between home and workplace and other destinations,...
In a continuing effort to promote safety and mobility in work zones, the second annual National Work Zone Awareness Week will be held from April 9 to 12, 2001.
"We can make better use of existing technology.
Along the Road
Along the Road is the place to look for information about current and upcoming activities, developments, trends, and items of general interest to the highway community.
So you think an engineer is someone who drives a train? Or maybe you think the word "engineer" is synonymous with computers? With the onslaught of computer technology, it's easy to see why...
A Transportation Technology Transfer Symposium will be held July 29 to Aug. 2, 2001 in St. Petersburg, Fla.
Communication Product Updates
Below are brief descriptions of reports recently published by the Federal Highway Administration's (FHWA) Office of Research, Development, and Technology.
Conferences/Special Events Calendar