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|Publication Number: FHWA-HRT-13-010
Date: January/February 2013
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Articles in this Issue
Get ready for SHRP 2 Solutions, the tools you need for the road ahead. Launched in 2006 as a partnership among the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA), American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials (AASHTO), and Transportation Research Board, the second Strategic Highway Research Program (SHRP 2) has conducted more than 100 research projects designed to meet a range of pressing problems facing the Nation’s roadway system. The result is an array of advanced tools and technologies for improving highway safety, renewal, reliability, and capacity.
Learn how to INVEST in the future of your highway infrastructure. Developed by the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA), INVEST (Infrastructure Voluntary Evaluation Sustainability Tool) is a free Web-based collection of best practices designed to help transportation agencies integrate sustainability into their programs and projects.
Using the Geosynthetic Reinforced Soil Integrated Bridge System (GRS-IBS), State and local transportation agencies across the country are redesigning their standard bridge. Now it’s easy to start implementing the technology on your bridges with the Federal Highway Administration’s (FHWA) Sample Guide Specifications for Construction of Geosynthetic Reinforced Soil-Integrated Bridge System (GRS-IBS) (Pub. No. FHWA-HRT-12-051).
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