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Publication Number: FHWA-HRT-12-013
Date: May 2012

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Articles in this Issue

Building a More Durable Asphalt Pavement: Workshop Presents Best Practices for Longitudinal Joints

Learn how to improve the performance of longitudinal asphalt pavement joints with a new workshop available from the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA). The free 4-hour workshop is designed to provide State transportation agencies and industry representatives with the latest information on specifying and constructing more durable longitudinal joints (LJs) and preventing premature cracking.

FHWA to Host National Online Dialogue on Improving Transportation Performance

From May 21 to June 22, 2012, the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) will host the National Online Dialogue on Improving Transportation Performance.

Advancing a New Era of Asset Management

Identifying strategies to advance the practice of transportation asset management is the goal of a new Transportation Asset Management Expert Task Group (TAM ETG) established by the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA).

Context Sensitive Solutions: A Call for Case Studies

Join the conversation about context sensitive solutions (CSS). As part of the CSS National Dialog 2, case studies are now being accepted that demonstrate best practices in applying CSS principles to transportation projects, programs, and plans.

FHWA Launches Online Policy and Guidance Center

Looking for up-to-date policy, legal, and guidance documents issued by the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA)? The new online Federal-Aid Highway Program Policy and Guidance Center (PGC) is your one-stop shop (

Tech Brief Examines Performance of PPA-Modified Asphalt Binders

Find the latest information on the use of polyphosphoric acid (PPA) as a modifier for asphalt binders in a new Tech Brief released by the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA).

Infrastructure Innovation Webinars

These free Webinars provide a quick introduction to the latest infrastructure innovations and technologies.

Highway Technology Calendar

Coming Soon: Focus to Move Exclusively Online

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Updated: 06/19/2012

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