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|Publication Number: Date: September/October 2002|
Issue No: Vol. 66 No. 2
Date: September/October 2002
by Ann Do
New guidebook puts a safer environment for pedestrians within reach.
by Gary Jakovich and Jorge Alvarez
Using precast deck panels, three high-traffic bridges near Washington, DC, were redecked in just 10 weekends.
by Bonnie Harper-Lore
Vegetation managers from Canada, Mexico, and the United States share strategies to control invasive plants along roadsides.
by Patrick Hasson
Running red lights is risky, and FHWA and its partners are working hard on solutions.
by Timothy Barkley and Gary Strasburg
A devastating crash caused the collapse of a high-traffic bridge in downtown Birmingham, AL, but it was back in operation only 53 days later.
by Steve Moler
Washington State DOT and others use the latest ITS technology to reduce crashes and keep drivers going safely in the right direction on freeway ramps.
by Adrian Ciolko and Armin Mehrabi
The bold cable design of this elegant bridge required record-setting, full-scale prototype testing and verification.
by Kristine Lee Leiphart and Kenneth Epstein
FHWA launches a new training course and software tool to help identify site-specific highway improvements.
by Stephanie Roth
A promising new Federal program is addressing the pressing transportation needs of highway improvements.
by Cathy Frye
Thanks to a national research and implementation effort, this hot-mix asphalt design system is becoming the rage today. Read how it all came about and what's next.