Date: Summer 2018 Issue No: Vol. 82 No. 2 Publication Number: FHWA-HRT-18-004 View Public Roads as a virtual magazine! PUBLIC ROADS is celebrating a milestone, and this issue features a look back at the history and evolution of the magazine. See “A Journey to Better Highways: 100 Years of PUBLIC ROADS” on page 24 in this issue. Articles Departments Improving Work Zones Every Day, in Every Way by Jawad Paracha and Rachel Ostroff FHWA has developed a comprehensive set of programs, strategies, and tools for the management of safer and more efficient temporary traffic control. Transportation Safety in Tribal Areas by Adam Larsen Native American and Alaska Native Tribes now have access to a plan with strategies and resources they can use to help save lives. A New View for Bridge Inspectors by Joe Campbell First-person vision goggles are poised to become the next evolution in drone use for inspecting superstructures. Bigger Is Not Always Better by Jussara Tanesi, John Leavitt, and Haejin Kim A new FHWA study reveals a safer way for testing the flexural strength of concrete. Inspiring Successive Generations by Ewa Flom, Andy Lehrer, and Jenna Overton The Dwight David Eisenhower Transportation Fellowship Program is encouraging and supporting tomorrow’s workforce. A Journey to Better Highways: 100 Years of Public Roads by Richard F. Weingroff As the magazine celebrates its anniversary, let’s take a look back at its evolution. Guest Editorial Building the Future As we celebrate the centennial issue of PUBLIC ROADS magazine, I hope we’ll all take some time to reflect on the vital role our transportation infrastructure plays in the American story. Innovation Corner A Risk Worth Taking by Tony Furst Taking calculated risks is at the heart of innovation. However, government agencies, as custodians of taxpayer dollars, can be especially risk averse. Along the Road Technical News 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. This information comes from U.… Internet Watch Improving Safety and Mobility: ITS in Work Zones by Jawad Paracha and Rachel Ostroff Work zones are a necessary part of maintaining and upgrading the Nation’s highway systems. Training Update NHI Offers Course on Strut-and-Tie Modeling by Reggie Holt and Judy Francis The American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials recently adopted a new strut-and-tie modeling (STM) specification and is strongly encouraging bridge engineers to adopt the STM… Communication Product Updates Communication Product Updates by Lisa A. Shuler 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 Office of Research, Development, and Technology.