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|Publication Number: Date: March/April 2000|
Issue No: Vol. 63 No. 5
Date: March/April 2000
by: Kenneth R. Wykle
The focus is shifting from highway construction to more efficient maintenance and operations.
by: Dwight A. Horne
The Department of Transportation (DOT) has a clear strategic goal about safety and is structured to implement it.
FHWA, ATSSA, and AASHTO agreed to designate April 3-7 as National Work Zone Safety Awareness Week.
by: Charles H. McDevitt
Concrete barriers appear to be simple but in reality, they are sophisticated safety devices.
by: Maria Koklanaris
Truckers say that finding an appropriate place to take a much-needed rest is a challenge.
by: Robert R. Long Jr.
The Meyersdale project set a new standard for public-private partnering in Pennsylvania.
by: Anthony R. Kane
State DOT's should be leading "change" and thinking of themselves as businesses with billions of dollars of assets.
Each year, more than $23 billion nationwide is lost to the effects of invasive plants and animals.
by: Elizabeth E. Fischer, Heidi Hobmann, and P. Daniel Marriott
Landscape architects have been integrally involved in the planning and design of the nation's highways and parkways.
Roads affect animals in several ways, including roadkill, habitat loss, and habitat fragmentation.
by: J. Sterling Jones
The designs of the new Wilson Bridge on the National Capital Beltway are tested for scour effects.
by: Bestir G. Finkle II
A state wireless communications program using highway rights of way can create a win-win situation.
by: Kimberly M. Fisher
TRANSIMS is a series of integrated transportation and air quality analysis and forecasting models.