In 2006, the 50th anniversary of "the greatest public works project in history" calls for a celebration--and an appeal for a searching look at the future of transportation.
States are trying new funding techniques to help cover the costs of major highway projects.
FHWA and States offer guidance and share best practices to facilitate implementation of the regulation.
As the senior citizen population increases, activities around the country are addressing transportation and mobility challenges.
Washington State constructed an engineered logjam to help safeguard a vital roadway from chronic flooding and at the same time improved fish habitat.
Industry leaders help define the role of a State-level coordinator.
FHWA studies new techniques that may be used to estimate head losses through manholes.
The Eisenhower Interstate System, which celebrates its 50th anniversary in 2006, has brought about dramatic changes in the lives of all Americans.
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
To preserve the Nation's transportation infrastructure and keep trucks and buses moving efficiently, States must ensure that commercial motor vehicles comply with Federal size and weight standards...
Micropiles, which are often used in foundations to resist static and seismic loading in highway infrastructure, are a relatively new technology for which design and construction methodologies have...
Communication Product Updates
Below are brief descriptions of products recently published online by the Federal Highway Administration's (FHWA) Office of Research, Development, and Technology.
Conferences/Special Events Calendar