High-strength concrete is one of the most significant new materials available to federal, state, and local highway agencies to rehabilitate the nation's crumbling infrastructure.
In the United States, the importance of transportation facilities to the nation's economic strength and efficiency is generally accepted.
A state-of-the-art automatic weather station (AWS) was installed at the Federal Highway Administration's Turner-Fairbank Highway Research Center (TFHRC) in McLean, Va., on July 26, 1993.
Truck accidents on urban freeways occur more frequently at interchanges -- particularly on curved exit ramps -- than at any other location.
The United States government has been standing behind the reformist platform of the Russian government since August 1991.
Over the past several decades, the finite element method has become a popular technique in civil engineering for predicting the response of structures and materials;
The National Crash Analysis Center (NCAC) is a research and resource center for transportation safety studies on vehicles and highways.
Along the Road
"Along the Road" is a hodgepodge of items of general interest to the highway community.
The following new research studies reported by the Federal Highway Administration's (FHWA) Office of Research and Development are sponsored in whole or in part with federal highway funds.