Contents of Volume 60
Contents of Volume 60
The following are brief descriptions of selected items that have been completed recently by state and federal highway units in cooperation with the Office of Technology Applications and the Office...
CMCRA: Where The Tire Meets The Road
Rising amidst the fashionable homes and horse stables of Smithfield, R.I., stands an immense mountain of discarded automobile tires that residents fear is a latter-day Vesuvius capable at any time...
This year marks the 51th anniversary of Highway Statistics, an annual publication produced by the Office of Highway Information Management (OHIM), Office of Policy Development, Federal Highway...
ATMS Human Factors Experiments Produce Guidelines
Public transit control center in Amsterdam, Netherlands.
The following new research studies reported by the Federal Highway Administration are sponsored in whole or in part with federal highway funds. For further details on a particular study, please...
Park Project Is A Paragon of Partnership
Photo 1: Landslide on April 12, 1995, completely dammed the North Fork of the Virgin River in Zion National Park in Utah.
High-Performance Materials: A Step Toward Sustainable Transportation
Adapted from a paper by Susan Lane, Eric Munley, William Wright, Marcia Simon, and James D. Cooper, presented at the U.S.-European Bridge Workshop in Barcelona, Spain, July 1996.
FHWA's Applied Highway Infrastructure Research Program On Composite Materials
The Federal Highway Administration's (FHWA's) applied research program for using composite materials in highway structures is composed of two parts _ bridge structural applications and roadside...
Building The Bridge to The 21st Century With Aluminum?
Photo 1: The Reynolds Metals Company's first aluminum bridge deck was installed on the Corbin Bridge in Huntingdon, Pa., in the fall of 1996.
High-Performance Steel: Research to Practice
A new grade of high-performance structural steel, HPS-485W, is now commercially available for highway bridge construction.
Structural Monitoring With GPS
The Global Positioning System (GPS) is a rapidly evolving technology that is changing the way many navigation and surveying tasks are performed.
For Public Roads, spring - and particularly, this spring - is both an ending and a beginning. The spring issue is traditionally the last issue of our publishing year.
Along the Road
Policy and Legislation
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.
Exploring Usenet and Other Transportation-Related Discussion Groups
"Internet Watch," a new, regular feature of Public Roads, tracks new and interesting developments in transportation resources on the Internet.