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Innovator Issue 40

Pennsylvania’s State Transportation Innovation Council has several success stories to brag about, including deployment of warm-mix asphalt, geosynthetic reinforced soil integrated bridge systems and the Safety EdgeSM.

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Slide Show: Truck installed with an automated roadway pavement marker placement system on roadway.

Highways for LIFE FY2013 Discretionary Grants Awarded

On June 4, 2013, the U.S. Secretary of Transportation awarded more than $16 million to 14 innovative highway and bridge projects in 13 states and the District of Columbia that will improve safety, create jobs and enhance the quality of the nation's transportation infrastructure.

Slide Show: Time-Lapse Video of Keg Creek Bridge Replacement

Time-Lapse Video of Keg Creek Bridge Replacement
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This time-lapse video shows accelerated bridge construction (ABC) techniques being used by a local contractor with standard equipment to replace a three-span bridge on U.S. 6 over Keg Creek in Pottawattamie County, Iowa.

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Bridge Replacements on MD 28 and MD 450, Frederick County and Anne Arundel County, Maryland

Bridge Replacements on MD 28 and MD 450, Frederick County and Anne Arundel County, Maryland

This report documents the Maryland State Highway Administration (MDSHA) demonstration project, which involved replacing and constructing two single-span bridges: MD 28 over Washington Run, located in Frederick County, and MD 450.Read More

Accelerating Innovation for the American Driving Experience.
Improving safety during and after construction, reducing congestion caused by construction, and improving the quality of the highway infrastructure.

Highways for LIFE About Highways for LIFE

The purpose of Highways for LIFE (HfL) is to advance Longer–lasting highway infrastructure using Innovations to accomplish the Fast construction of Efficient and safe highways and bridges. The three goals of HfL are to...

  • Improve safety during and after construction
  • Reduce congestion caused by construction
  • Improve the quality of the highway infrastructure

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Highways for LIFE Training in Technology Deployment

Want to learn more about how to go about successfully deploying an innovation? Highways for LIFE, working with the National Highway Institute, has developed a training course designed to provide you with the necessary tools get that new technology out there and in use. Called, "Leap not Creep, Accelerating Innovation Implementation," the course uses both in-class and web-based training.

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Highways for LIFE Highways for LIFE Final Report

The final report for the Highways for LIFE program is available for review. (PDF, 14 MB)

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Highways for LIFE Highways for LIFE Stakeholder Survey Published


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