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Innovations in Highway Construction: The Keys to Meeting the Challenge Before Us
Gary Hoffman, P.E.
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Addressing the Challenge
Highway Industry "I can build it faster, But it will cost more and The quality may suffer"
Private Industry "Better, Faster and Lower Cost"
Examples: Computers and Automobiles
How can Highways get all 3?
We Can by Changing the Highway Construction Business Model
Technologies, Processes and Practices
"Taking advantage of innovations that are already out there is the key" DOT Secretary Norm Mineta, 4-15-04
AASHTO Technology Implementation Group
Vision A culture where rapid advancement and implementation of high payoff, innovative technologies is the expectation of the transportation community.
Mission Champion the implementation of technology among AASHTO member agencies, local agencies, and their industry partners to improve the nation's transportation system.
AASHTO TIG Focus Technologies
Safer, Faster, Better, Less Costly
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