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|Accelerating Infrastructure Innovations|
Publication Number: FHWA-HRT-10-013
Date: May 2010
Get the inside story on $30 million in construction cost savings with the Federal Highway Administration's (FHWA) new Prefabricated Bridge Elements and Systems Cost Study: Accelerated Bridge Construction Success Stories. The publication highlights nine bridge projects across the country where prefabrication was used to accelerate onsite construction time and reduce the impact to motorists.
The American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials' (AASHTO) Technology Implementation Group (TIG) has selected the Utility Relocation Electronic Document Management System, Grade Crossing Electronic Document Management System, and Environmental Planning Geographic Information System tools as its focus technologies for 2010.
The new Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) Technical Manual for Design and Construction of Road Tunnels-Civil Elements (Pub. No. FHWA-NHI-09-010) provides guidelines and recommendations for the planning, design, construction, and structural rehabilitation and repair of the civil elements of road tunnels. The manual was developed by FHWA's National Highway Institute (NHI).
It's training when you want it and where you want it. Web-based training courses offered by the Federal Highway Administration's (FHWA) National Highway Institute (NHI) are available for scheduling 24/7 through NHI's online catalog.
The Federal Highway Administration's (FHWA) Local Public Agency Web site (www.fhwa.dot.gov/federalaid/lpa/index.cfm) offers local transportation agencies, public works agencies, and others resources tailored directly to them, including reference guides and training opportunities.