Featuring developments in federal highway policies, programs and research technology
by Malcolm H. Ray
The recently updated Guide to Standardized Highway Barrier Rail Hardware contains some important recommendations regarding metrication of roadside safety hardware.
by Glenn A. Washer
Epoxy-coated prestressing strand (ECS) is a relatively new product designed to reduce the effects of corrosion on steel strands in prestressed applications.
by Patsy Pratt Anderson
The Local Technical Assistance Program: Key Areas of Accomplishment by Patsy Pratt Anderson The Local Technical Assistance Program (LTAP) has been very successful in making transportation systems…
by Norman C. Mueller
The Highway Performance Monitoring System (HPMS) has been a highly successful federal-state partnership for 15 years.
by Ray G. Griffith
In keeping with today's information and technology revolution, Committee C3 of the Permanent International Association of Road Congresses (PIARC).
by David Smith
When guillotines fell during the French Revolution, their blades were measured in a new unit of length, centimeters, not inches.
by Stan Hamilton
One hears the words "Kansas City" around the Federal Highway Administration's (FHWA) Office of Motor Carriers (OMC) a lot these days.
The nation spends at least $5 billion per year for highway bridge design, construction, replacement, and rehabilitation.
by Mike Britt, W. Denney Pate, and Lou Triandafilou
The Chesapeake and Delaware (C&D) Canal Bridge is the featured structure of state Route 1, a 74-kilometer (km) limited access highway in central Delaware.
by Vincent P. Pearce
TransGuide is san Antonio's new state-of-the-art traffic management system that emphasizes intermodal/interagency cooperation and innovation in technology and procurement.
Lucio Aleman, Jr., 33, from the Technical Operations Staff. Oklahoma Division. Lucio began his career with FHWA in 1989 as a highway engineer trainee in the Highway Engineering Training Program.
by Bob Bryant
Just a few notes to keep you posted on what's happening with Public Roads and what's inside the magazine.
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.