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    • OCT 23,2014

      New Brochure Highlights How States Will Use SHRP2 Safety Data in 11 Research Efforts

      SHRP2 recently completed the largest study of in-vehicle driver behavior. The study collected trip and video data from more than 3,100 drivers over a 1- or 2-year period. A new brochure details how 10 State DOTs will use the newly available SHRP2 Naturalistic Driving Study and Roadway Information databases to pursue safety research across 11 topics: pedestrian safety, work zones, interchange ramps, roadway lighting and departure, and curves, among others. Learn how their initial efforts may lead to improved safety countermeasures.

      State DOTs Discuss How Preservation Strategies for High-Traffic-Volume Roadways is Extending Pavement Life

      Fourteen DOTs are now using SHRP2’s Preservation Strategies for High-Traffic-Volume Roadways (R26) guidebook to identify and apply the right preservation strategy based on specific roadway conditions. Fourteen different preservation strategies are now being applied on 30 roads with average daily traffic ranging from 5,000 to more than 50,000 vehicles. A new brochure provides additional information about projects currently underway.

    • OCT 9,2014

      Round 5 Product Webinars Now Open for Registration!

      SHRP2 has announced informational Webinars for all Round 5 Implementation Assistance Program products, and registration is now open. The free Webinars will run from December 5 until December 12, 2014 and will feature the following Round 5 products from the Capacity and Renewal focus areas. Click on the links below to register for the corresponding Webinar.

      The Round 5 application period opens on January 16 and will close on February 13, 2015. You can also register for the informational Webinars on individual product pages.

    • SEP 25,2014

      Updated Project Descriptions and Points of Contact Available Now!

      State Departments of Transportation, Metropolitan Planning Organizations, and other transportation agencies are now implementing SHRP2 Solutions in more than 250 projects across the country, within every focus area. Updated product descriptions for Rounds 1 – 4 of the Implementation Assistance Program (IAP) are now available on the GoSHRP2 IAP and the Solutions in the Field pages. Points of contact are also available, as well as updates about IAP offerings for Rounds 5 and 6. These updates encourage peer-to-peer exchanges between recipients so everyone has the opportunity to learn about and use the new tools!

      FHWA and AASHTO have provided an updated tentative list of SHRP2 Solutions for Rounds 5 and 6 IAP offerings. In the most recent schedule, Service Limit State Design for Bridges (R19B) will be offered in Round 6 to accommodate implementation planning activities that will enhance the offering to States and other agencies in June 2015.

      In addition, contact information is also now available for your colleagues who are implementing the projects. The points of contact will serve to support peer-to-peer information exchange between recipients so everyone has the opportunity to learn about and use the new tools!

    • SEP 11,2014

      Special Events Feature SHRP2 Solutions In Action

      The SHRP2 Solutions Pavement Preservation for High-Traffic-Volume Roadways and Innovative Bridge Designs are being featured at events across the country.

      • On August 28, Federal, State and local transportation officials, contractors, consultants, block fabricators, professors and students met in Columbia, MO, to learn more about accelerated bridge construction (ABC).
      • The Missouri Department of Transportation (MoDOT) is using this innovative technology to replace a 57-year-old bridge in Columbia. MoDOT is receiving technical and financial assistance through the SHRP2 Implementation Assistance Program.
      • An open house in Minnesota (Sept. 3-5) also featured several pavement preservation techniques, including a site visit to see the SHRP2 solutions put into practice.
      • Showcase events in Rhode Island and the Gila River Indian Reservation (Arizona), occurring later this year, will include site visits and presentations of lessons learned from specific bridge projects.

      An informational flyer contains additional details about these events.

    • AUG 28,2014

      Upcoming Open House and Showcases Feature SHRP2 Solutions In Action

      Upcoming events held across the country will feature Pavement Preservation for High-Traffic-Volume Roadways and Innovative Bridge Designs. An open house in Minnesota (Sept. 3-5) will feature several pavement preservation techniques, including a site visit to see the solutions put into practice. Showcase events in Rhode Island and the Gila River Indian Reservation (Arizona), occurring later this year, will include site visits and presentations of lessons learned from specific bridge projects.

    • AUG 8,2014

      Announcing Round 4 Implementation Assistance Recipients and Anticipated Products for Rounds 5 and 6

      FHWA and AASHTO have announced recipients of Round 4 SHRP2 implementation assistance. This information will be added to the implementation assistance section of this site next week and can currently be viewed in the announcement.

      FHWA and AASHTO also announced the anticipated products for Round 5 of the Implementation Assistance Program. A product list with links to product pages is located in the implementation assistance section of this site. The Round 5 application process will begin January 16, 2015. The announcement also includes a tentative list of products to be offered in Round 6, opening in June 2015; more information on these products will be included in the site as the list develops.

      For the latest information about SHRP2 implementation assistance, sign up for SHRP2 email alerts.

    • JUL 11,2014

      Round 4 of the Implementation Assistance Program At a Glance

      Organizations from 40 States applied for Round 4 of implementation assistance with a total of 158 applications. Applicants included State Departments of Transportation, Metropolitan Planning Organizations, and other transportation agencies. The results from Round 4 will be announced in August. Learn more about Round 4 Solutions by visiting the product pages below, and sign up for email updates about implementation assistance.

    • JUN 30,2014

      Round 4 Implementation Assistance Results Coming Soon

      Round 4 of the Implementation Assistance Program is now closed and results will be announced in August. Visit the implementation assistance page to learn more about SHRP2 Solutions included in Round 4, and don’t forget to sign up for SHRP2 email alerts.

    • MAY 30,2014

      Round 4 Implementation Assistance Now Open for Applications

      Twelve SHRP2 Solutions are included in Round 4 of the Implementation Assistance Program. Visit the implementation assistance page to learn more about these products and to apply now. Round 4 will remain open until June 27, 2014. Recipients will be announced in August 2014.

    • APR 11,2014

      Announcing Round 4 Product Webinars

      SHRP2 webinars for Round 4 Implementation Assistance products are open for registration. Click here for details.

    • MAR 28,2014

      Announcing Round 3 Implementation Assistance Recipients and Round 4 Product Offering

      FHWA and AASHTO have announced recipients of Round 3 SHRP2 implementation assistance. More details are included in the implementation assistance section of this site. 31 States were selected to put 5 SHRP2 Solutions to work on 48 transportation projects.

      FHWA and AASHTO also announced the products to be included in Round 4 of the Implementation Assistance Program. A product list with links to product pages is located in the implementation assistance section of this site. The Round 4 application process will begin May 30, 2014 and will close June 27, 2014.

      For the latest information about SHRP2 implementation assistance, sign up for SHRP2 email alerts.

    • MAR 5,2014

      Round 3 Implementation Assistance Results Coming Soon

      Organizations from 38 States and the District of Columbia applied for Round 3 of implementation assistance with a total of 92 applications. Applicants included State Departments of Transportation, including 9 States that have not previously participated in the program. Applicants also included Metropolitan Planning Organizations and other transportation agencies. An application list is now available and Round 3 results will be announced soon. For the latest information about implementation assistance, sign up for SHRP2 email alerts.

    • JAN 17,2014

      Round 3 Implementation Assistance Now Open for Applications

      Five SHRP2 Solutions are included in Round 3 of the Implementation Assistance Program. Visit the implementation assistance page to learn more about these products and to apply now. Round 3 will remain open until February 14, 2014.

    • DEC 20,2013

      View Round 3 Implementation Assistance Webinars

      SHRP2 recently presented informational webinars for each of the products in Round 3 of the Implementation Assistance Program. You will find links to recordings of these webinars on individual product pages for the following SHRP2 Solutions:

    • OCT 17,2013

      Announcing Round 2 Implementation Assistance Recipients and Anticipated Future Products

      FHWA and AASHTO announce recipients of Round 2 SHRP2 Implementation Assistance and Rounds 3 and 4 schedules and anticipated products. Visit GoSHRP2 again soon for an updated Implementation Assistance Program page with more information about Round 2 recipients and upcoming rounds and products.

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    FEB 2015
    Gila River Indian Community DOT Showcase and Anticipated Bridge Move

    Join SHRP2 on February 24 for the Gila River Indian Community DOT showcase and bridge move in Arizona. Register now. Learn more about this project.

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