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Publication Number: FHWA-HRT-11-007
Date: October 2010

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Advancing Bridge Safety and Serviceability: Scanning the Globe for Success

An International Technology Scanning Program team visited Europe in 2009 to bring back best practices and emerging technologies for implementation in the United States. Team members gathered information on bridge safety and serviceability practices and technologies related to the design, construction, maintenance, and management of bridges. The team's new report, Assuring Bridge Safety and Serviceability in Europe (Pub. No. FHWA-PL-10-014), is available online at www.international.fhwa.dot.gov/links/pub_details.cfm?id=675.

Second International Conference on Transportation Construction Management: New Directions and New Solutions

Join transportation professionals from around the world to discuss rapidly evolving innovations in project delivery, risk management, and technology at the Second International Conference on Transportation Construction Management, to be held February 7-10, 2011, in Orlando, Florida.

Into the Deep: New Training Takes Underwater Bridge Repairs to the Next Level

Developed by the Federal Highway Administration's (FHWA) National Highway Institute (NHI), a new 2-day course on Underwater Bridge Repair, Rehabilitation, and Countermeasures (Course No. FHWA-NHI-130091A) provides training in techniques for selecting and executing repairs to underwater bridge elements.

Download the Pavement Health Track Analysis Tool

Now available online at www.fhwa.dot.gov/pavement/healthtrack/index.cfm is the Federal Highway Administration's (FHWA) new Pavement Health Track (PHT) Analysis Tool. The tool can be used to determine the health of a pavement network in terms of the pavement's remaining service life, based on rideability and pavement distresses.

Get Ready for the Fifth Asphalt Shingle Recycling Forum

Mark your calendar for the Fifth Asphalt Shingle Recycling Forum, to be held October 27-28, 2011, in Dallas, Texas. The forum will cover all aspects of the expanding opportunities in shingle recycling.

Up Close with Ultra-High Performance Concrete

Learn about new solutions to highway infrastructure challenges with a free Web conference, Ultra-High Performance Concrete: An Introduction to the Material and Potential Applications. Sponsored by the Federal Highway Administration's (FHWA) National Highway Institute (NHI), in partnership with FHWA's Highways for LIFE program, the Web conference will be held November 18, 2010, from 2:30 to 4 p.m. (eastern standard time).

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