by Marcia J. Simon, Warren H. Chesner, T. Taylor Eighmy, and Howard Jongedyk
This article describes several recently completed or ongoing research projects pertaining to recycling in highway construction.
by Bryan J. Magee
The Recycled Materials Resource Center (RMRC) is a national center created to promote the appropriate use of recycled materials in the highway environment.
by Rebecca Davio
"Why should I read this article?" you may be thinking.
by Ashley T. Memory
In 1999, the North Carolina Department of Transportation (NCDOT) decreased landfill waste by nearly 4,000 tons (3,628 metric tons) through recycling and waste-reduction activities.
by Conni Morse
National Transportation Week (NTW) 2000 was celebrated May 14 through 20.
by Maria Koklanaris
Four years ago, Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) research geologist Michael Adams successfully smashed the world’s record for load capacity and applied pressure on a geosynthetic reinforced soil…
by Katherine Holtz and T. Taylor Eighmy
Recycled materials that have suitable engineering, environmental, and economic properties can be used as substitutes for natural aggregates or materials in the construction of highway infrastructure.
by Peter C. Markle
Identifying and implementing change is everyone’s responsibility.
by Clifford Comeau and David Smallen
During the 1990s, lawmakers decided to channel more money into the nation’s highways and bridges — a policy that has now begun to pay off with better pavement, improved bridges, and higher levels of…
The National IVI (Intelligent Vehicle Initiative) Meeting will be held on July 18 and 19, 2000, at the Ronald Reagan Building and Trade Center in Washington, D.C.
Today, it seems as if almosteverything can be recycled - from household items, such as glass, tin cans,and plastic bottles, to automobile tires and other car parts, electric appliances,and the bands…
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.
The World Wide Web has inched its way from our libraries and offices into our homes and cafes, and now even into the cabs of big rigs.
In an effort to recognize the vital part that instructors play in the training process, the first National Highway Institute (NHI) Instructor Conference will be held October 18-20, 2000.
Conferences/Special Events Calendar
July 2000 July 9-13 2000 39th Annual Workshop on Transportation Law Transportation Research Board Minneapolis, Minn. James McDaniel