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Infrastructure Research and Technology Stakeholder Workshop Summary Report: Workshop Proceedings

Technical Report Documentation Page
1. Report No.
2. Government Accession No. 3. Recipient's Catalog No.
4. Title and Subtitle
Infrastructure Research and Technology Stakeholder Workshop Summary Report: Workshop Proceedings
5. Report Date
September 2003
6. Performing Organization Code
8. Performing Organization Report No.

7. Author(s)
9. Performing Organization Name and Address
Woodward Communications
1420 N Street, NW, Suite 102
Washington, DC 20005

10.   Work Unit ( TRAIS)
11. Contract or Grant No.
13. Type of Report and Period Covered
Workshop Proceedings:
October 31-November 1, 2002
12. Sponsoring Agency Name and Address
Office of Infrastructure Research and Development
Federal Highway Administration
6300 Georgetown Pike
McLean, Virginia 22101-2296
14. Sponsoring Agency Code
15. Supplementary Notes
Contracting Officer's Technical Representative (COTR): Zachary Ellis, HRTS-02
16.  Abstract

To meet the highway infrastructure challenges that lie ahead, the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) is refocusing and revitalizing its Infrastructure Research and Technology (R&T) Program to raise the bar on research, technology, and deployment activities. This program represents a new way of doing business for FHWA, with increased emphasis on stakeholder involvement and partnerships. The overall goals of the program are to enhance mobility and productivity, extend the life of pavements and bridges, and improve safety and performance. These goals require investing in four essential elements: information, people, technology, and deployment.

To share its Infrastructure R&T Vision with stakeholders, FHWA held an Infrastructure R&T Stakeholder Workshop in Chicago, Illinois, on October 31 and November 1, 2002. The workshop drew more than 60 representatives from highway agencies, associations and industry, and academia. The workshop was designed to give FHWA an opportunity to listen to stakeholders in order to refine its vision and to build stakeholder commitment to achieving infrastructure innovations. This report documents the Stakeholder Workshop discussions and recommendations. FHWA will use the workshop discussions and recommendations to revise and sharpen the Infrastructure R&T vision and help to define stakeholder involvement.

17. Key Words
Infrastructure research and technology, deployment, stakeholder involvement, asset management, structures, pavements.
18. Distribution Statement
No restrictions. This document is available to the public through the National Technical Information Service, Springfield, Virginia 22161.
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21. No. of Pages
22. Price

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