- Briefing Room
U.S. Department of Transportation
Federal Highway Administration
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|Accelerating Infrastructure Innovations|
Publication Number: FHWA-HRT-13-009
Date: December 2012
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In 2011 the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) introduced a new bridge safety initiative that uses systematic, data-driven, and risk-based reviews and analysis to improve oversight of how States perform their bridge inspections and manage overall bridge safety.
Perform a range of hydraulics calculations and analyze multiple project scenarios with the Federal Highway Administration's (FHWA) free Hydraulic Toolbox software.
Learn about a sustainable and cost-effective alternative to traditional asphalt pavement rehabilitation practices with a new course available from the Federal Highway Administration's (FHWA) National Highway Institute (NHI), Asphalt Pavement In-Place Recycling Techniques (Course No. FHWA-NHI-131050).
From the "bridge in a backpack" to self propelled modular transporters (SPMTs), advances in bridge construction will be seen across the country as the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) awarded $5,848,655 in funding to projects in 19 States under its Innovative Bridge Research and Deployment (IBRD) program.