In August 2000, the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) submitted its report on the Comprehensive Truck Size and Weight Study to Congress.
Freight transportation may not rank high in the glamour department, but we could not do without it.
Everyone is familiar with the old axiom, "Everybody talks about the weather, but nobody does anything about it.
In the United States, there is a need to modernize structural steel bridge fabrication and erection technologies and upgrade fabrication shops.
Visual inspection techniques are the primary methods used to evaluate the condition of the majority of the nation's highway bridges.
On Dec. 12, 1914, state highway officials met in Washington, D.C., at the Raleigh Hotel at 10 a.m. to establish a national organization that would allow for the discussion of legislative, economic...
A number of recent developments have coalesced to change conventional wisdom regarding transportation-related communications technology.
"It is most appropriate that we take one week each year to celebrate the achievements that we have made in transportation and at the same time reflect on the challenges that lie ahead.
Telematics, the integration of wireless communications and positioning systems technology, is big business.
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 saw a yellow street sign shaped like a diamond with the silhouette of a man driving a tractor on it.
The National Highway Institute Training Resources Catalog 2001 is available in both book and CD-ROM formats.
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