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Publication Number: FHWA-HRT-10-012
Date: April 2010

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Recycled Materials in Roadway Construction: The Many Ways of Going Green

Incorporating recycled materials in roadway construction offers the benefits of going green while saving money and maintaining quality and performance. A recent Webinar sponsored by the Federal Highway Administration's (FHWA) National Highway Institute (NHI) and Highways for LIFE program showcased resources available to assist transportation agencies in expanding their use of recycled materials.

Enter the 2010 International Contest on LTPP Data Analysis

The Federal Highway Administration's (FHWA) Long Term Pavement Performance (LTPP) program and the Transportation and Development Institute of the American Society of Civil Engineers are cosponsoring the 2010 International Contest on LTPP Data Analysis. The contest is designed to encourage university students, professors, and highway department engineers from around the world to get involved in using the LTPP database.

Paving Smarter with Intelligent Compaction

Get to know the benefits of intelligent compaction (IC) for pavements with two new Tech Briefs available from the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA), Intelligent Compaction for Asphalt Materials and Intelligent Compaction for Soils and Subbase Materials.

FHWA Offers Online Guidance for Unknown Foundations

A new Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) Web site (www.fhwa.dot.gov/unknownfoundations) offers a quick and easy source of guidance and reference information on bridges with unknown foundations.

Webinar Explores Optimal Timing of Pavement Preservation Treatments

Learn more about timing pavement preservation treatments to achieve maximum effectiveness with a newly updated Webinar sponsored by the Federal Highway Administration's (FHWA) National Highway Institute (NHI). Pavement Preservation: Optimal Timing of Pavement Preservation Treatments (Course No. FHWA-NHI-131114) is a 3-hour online seminar that will be offered on May 21, 2010, and June 28, 2010.

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