by Nancy E. Bobb and Greg A. Kolle
The new San Francisco-Oakland east span replaces a 1930s landmark with a seismically advanced structure designed to last for 150 years.
by Mohammed Yousuf and Mark Fitzgerald
From DSRC to robotics, innovations that help travelers with disabilities also can enhance the road experience for seniors, bicyclists, delivery workers, and moms and dads.
by Rob Elliott and Steve Moler
FHWA has launched a new information-sharing initiative to help local public agencies manage their highway projects.
by Kohinoor Kar and Mike Cynecki
An FHWA focus State speaks out about enhancing pedestrian safety through various innovations, including improved midblock crossings on multilane roads.
by Kevin J. Starner
Two Pennsylvania bridge replacements illustrate techniques for complying with NEPA while delivering small-scale projects efficiently.
The job of building, maintaining, and operating the national highway system entails a number of inherent challenges, not the least of which is the fact that most of the nearly 4 million-mile (6.4…
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 Kate Sullivan
Road construction can drastically disturb the environment, stripping vegetation, severely compacting the soil, and leaving slopes vulnerable to erosion.
by Candice Jackson
An evacuation of 1,000 or more people occurs somewhere in the United States every 2 or 3 weeks, according to a 2005 Nuclear Regulatory Commission report, Identification and Analysis of Factors…
Communication Product Updates
by Michael Thoryn of FHWA's Office of Corporate Research, Technology, and and Innovation Management
Below are brief descriptions of communications products recently developed by the Federal Highway Administration’s (FHWA) Office of Research, Development, and Technology.
Conferences/Special Events Calendar