by Charles W. Niessner
The Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Program was established in 1982 by the Small Business Innovation Development Act (Public Law 97-219).
by Scott Fiedler, Charles Nelson, E. Frank Berkman, and Al DiMillio
As with most construction today, the emphasis on cost control and quality control of soil is prompting the implementation of mechanistic designs, performance specifications, and contractor warranties.
by Michael Halladay
In 1987, the U.S. Congress authorized the Strategic Highway Research Program (SHRP) - a five-year, applied research initiative - to develop and evaluate techniques and technologies to combat the…
Now's your opportunity to find out all about the third biennial "Environmental Excellence Awards."
by Kevin Heanue and Susan B. Petty
At the Kyoto Conference in December 1997, the world's nations struggled to set binding limits on greenhouse gas emissions to protect future generations.
by Susan Lane and Rekenthaler Jr.
Each year, ribbon-cutting ceremonies are held throughout the United States and abroad to dedicate majestic new bridges and highways designed to move millions of people from one place to another as…
Forty-two people were killed in the collapse of the double-decked Cypress Freeway in Oakland, Calif., on Oct. 17, 1989, when the Loma Prieta Earthquake rocked the San Francisco Bay Area.
by Dennis G. Sixbey
It was a perfect October day in 1997 when a Penn State professor and researchers from all over the world gathered at the Turner-Fairbank Highway Research Center (TFHRC) in McLean, Va., to perform a…
The Washington, D.C., metropolitan region is the nation's second most congested area. The region also has the second longest commute time, and area residents spend a cumulative 552,900 hours per day…
The Federal Highway Administration employees who died as a result of the bombing of the Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building in Oklahoma City April 19, 1995.
Traffic congestion is a very serious problem in the United States, and the only feasible solution is to continuously adapt existing and emerging technologies for transportation applications.
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
So how many 620-page user guidelines do you have on your desk? Or on your shelf? Propping up a file cabinet? Or the better question: how many have you thrown away?
NHI is pleased to introduce the course Hot Mix Asphalt Production Facilities (Course #13144). This new course is the collaborative effort of FHWA, the American Association of State and Highway…
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May May 11-12 1998 International Road Safety Audit Forum ARRB Transport Research Melbourne, Australia Margaret Husselbee