by Ann Do
With an estimated 78,000 pedestrians injured or killed in 2000 in motor vehicle crashes, the need for increased pedestrian safety in the United States is urgent.
by Gary Jakovich and Jorge Alvarez
The redecking of three bridges, plus minor deck repair on a fourth, along the George Washington (GW) Memorial Parkway in Langley, VA, is an informative case study of how meticulous planning, use of…
by Bonnie Harper-Lore
Anyone who has swatted mosquitoes buzzing around a patio or pulled weeds in a vegetable garden knows that nature often does not obey human or political boundaries, even those between countries.
by Patrick Hasson
Five years ago, on October 27, 1997, Ann Sweet's daughter died in a crash that involved red light running, a behavior that created long-lasting consequences for Sweet, her family, and society.
by Timothy Barkley and Gary Strasburg
When a crash occurs on a main travel artery, it can back up traffic for miles—causing a chain reaction affecting every route in the vicinity.
by Steve Moler
Tracey Fischer told the Seattle Times that she didn't remember the crash that killed her friend, Erin Klotz, on I-90 east of Seattle, WA, on the night of November 18, 2001.
by Adrian Ciolko and Armin Mehrabi
A new $220 million bridge in Toledo, OH, features a one-of-a-kind design. Once completed, the Maumee River Crossing will be the second tallest structure in Toledo and a stunning addition to the city'…
by Kristine Lee Leiphart and Kenneth Epstein
The need for safe highways seems obvious. But when it comes to putting highway safety solutions on paper—and ultimately on the road—the challenge is enormous, given the Nation's diverse topography,…
by Stephanie Roth
"The strength of the program is its focus on partnerships."
by Cathy Frye
SUPERPAVE® named for a system of components that work together to provide a SUperior PERforming asphalt PAVEment is the hot ticket these days across the United States. The use of Superpave has grown…
Our hearts go out to our fellow Americans who lost loved ones last year on September 11.
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 Keri Funderburg
As a transportation professional, you may find yourself spending all day solving transportation problems at work, only to sit in traffic at the end of the day.
The National Highway Institute, a training arm of the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA), has updated its Eminent Domain Training for Attorneys and Appraisers course (NHI 141036).
Communication Product Updates
by Zac Ellis of FHWA's Office of Research and Technology Services
"I find that a great part of the information I have acquired was by looking up something and finding something else on the way."
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