by Charles J. Churilla
The Federal Highway Administration's (FHWA) Long-Term Pavement Performance Program (LTPP) is the largest and most comprehensive pavement study in the world.
by Thomas J. Pasko Jr.
The following is adapted from a paper prepared for the Sixth International Purdue Conference on Concrete Pavement Design and Materials for High Performance, Nov. 18-21, 1997.
by Fred Finn
This article was adapted from a presentation by Fred Finn at the National Workshop on Pavement Management in New Orleans, La., July 20, 1997.
This article is adapted from a portion of Developing Long-Lasting, Lower-Maintenance Highway Pavement: Research Needs, published in 1997 by the Transportation Research Board, a unit of the National…
by James D. Cooper
On April 5, 1998, 10 years after construction began, the ribbon was cut to open the world's longest suspension bridge, the Akashi Kaikyo Bridge in Japan.
by John Cagle and Arlo Waddoups
"To be, or not to be; that is the question." Hamlet's classic query was on the minds of the Federal Highway Administration's (FHWA) Region Nine staff last fall.
by Michael Koontz
The week of May 24-30 was Clean Air
by Richard J. Barrows and Stephen Hay
The Geotechnical Business-Focused Team (BFT) of the Western Federal Lands Highway Division (WFLHD) required a process for collecting data during geotechnical subsurface explorations that was easier…
by Pedro Romero and Kevin Stuart
Pass or fail? This is what most departments of transportation (DOTs) want to know about an asphalt mixture before it is used to build or repair a road.
On June 9, there was a great collective sigh of relief from virtually everyone in the public and private sectors of the "highway community." Finally, the Transportation Equity Act for the 21st…
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.
by Kristin Iden
Imagine if you would, one place (albeit virtual) where all the Department of Transportation modes deposited their reports, data, publications, images, and databases.
Mark your calendar! NHI will deliver the course Pavement Distress Identification & Techniques for Rehabilitation & Design at the University of Nevada in Reno from Sept. 28 to Oct. 8.
Conferences/Special Events Calendar
(Dates, Conference Theme, Sponsor, Location, Contact) August Aug 22-26 1998 1198 National Civil Rights Transportation Conf.