On December 9, 1993, at Union Station in Washington, D.C., U.S. DOT Secretary Federico Peña and FHWA Administrator Slater announced the submission of the National Highway System (NHS) plan to...
The need to accelerate the integration of new technologies into the U.S. highway system has increased dramatically over the past decade as the Interstate Highway System has neared completion.
The Highway Innovative Technology Evaluation Center (HITEC), established in 1992 to serve as a nationally recognized service center and clearinghouse for evaluating innovative highway technologies...
Modeling of Geotextiles and Other Membranes in the Prevention of Reflection Cracking in Asphaltic Resurfacing
An analytic study on the use of membranes in asphaltic resurfacing of fractured pavements is presented in this article.
The Federal Highway Administration's (FHWA) Human Factors Laboratory has operated a Highway Driving Simulator (HYSIM) at the Turner-Fairbank Highway Research Center (TFHRC) since the early 1980s...
Promising new equipment and improved materials, specifications, and tests are now becoming available as a result of the five-year Strategic Highway Research Program (SHRP).
Over the past few years, technological advancements and protecting the environment have been catalysts for change in the policies and procedures of many federal agencies.
The Innovations Deserving Exploratory Analysis (IDEA) Program of the National Research Council's (NRC) Transportation Research Board (TRB) is designed to nurture innovative concepts for...
Quality Management (QM) is a broad term for the overall process of ensuring quality products.
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.