- Briefing Room
U.S. Department of Transportation
Federal Highway Administration
1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20590
|Accelerating Infrastructure Innovations|
Publication Number: FHWA-HRT-11-008
Date: November 2010
The new AASHTO Transportation Asset Management Guide-A Focus on Implementation can assist transportation agency executives and practitioners in preserving their highway assets and realizing the greatest value from their financial resources. To download the publication, visit assetmanagement.transportation.org (click on Topic Area "AASHTO").
Bridge inspectors can enhance and expand their skills with the Federal Highway Administration's (FHWA) new Bridge Inspection Refresher Training course (Course No. FHWA-NHI-130053A).The course explores visual inspection techniques and proper condition and appraisal rating practices, among other topics.
Learn how to get the most out of your transportation projects with the Federal Highway Administration's (FHWA) newly updated Value Engineering Workshop (Course No. FHWA-NHI-134005). The 3-day workshop teaches participants how to serve as a member of a value engineering (VE) team and conduct a VE study.
The Federal Highway Administration's (FHWA) 2010 Excellence in Highway Design Awards recognize the best in highway design around the country. The winners not only exemplify outstanding design but showcase innovative practices that provide context sensitive highway solutions.
Find out more about how your agency can improve its collection of weigh-in-motion (WIM) traffic data at a Transportation Research Board (TRB) Annual Meeting session presented by the Federal Highway Administration's (FHWA) Long-Term Pavement Performance (LTPP) program. "Leveraging the LTPP Experience for Collecting Quality WIM Data" will be held January 24, 2011, from 10:15 a.m. to noon in the Marriott Wardman Park Hotel in Washington, DC.