The 1998 construction season represents a major turning point in the metric conversion process currently underway in the highway construction industry.
State and local transportation planners who want to make full use of the exciting potential of intelligent transportation systems (ITS) are learning that they don't have to go it alone.
The public is demanding the achievement of multiple and often conflicting goals, while at the same time having less faith in the ability of institutions to achieve them.
Traveling along Interstate 35 in north central Iowa, just south of the Minnesota border, you might think the bright red barn and checked silo are just another part of the Iowa landscape. However,...
The Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) has the enormous job of maintaining 90,000 kilometers of highways - the third largest state-maintained highway system in the United States.
The deadline was Friday, May 22, when Congress would adjourn for the 10-day Memorial Day recess.
Repairing bumpy, rutted, pot-holed pavements - although necessary - is one of the biggest inconveniences to motorists today. Especially if the pavement happens to be at a busy downtown...
In the transportation industry, we are always on the lookout for new construction materials or methodologies that will allow us to improve our transportation systems at a lower cost, reduce...
Staying in The Loop: The Search for Improved Reliability of Traffic Sensing Systems Through Smart Test Instruments
The average commuter spends more than 40 minutes on the road going to work and coming home again. Much of this time is spent waiting at traffic signals. Many drivers have had the experience of...
Some people will never change, even if they really believethat change is in their best interests. How many times have you heardsomeone say, "I'm too old to change.
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.
It was bound to happen. Just when you thought there was one fixed constant in the universe-the Turner-Fairbank Highway Research Center Web site- good old reliable tfhrc.gov goes wild! New gadgets...
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Conferences/Special Events Calendar
SeptemberSep 2-4 19981998 World Steel Bridge SymposiumNational Steel Bridge AllianceChicago, Ill....