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|Publication Number: Date: May/June 2003|
Issue No: Vol. 66 No. 6
Date: May/June 2003
by Thomas E. Lefchik, L. Rick Ruegsegger, and Robert W. Henthorne
Abandoned mines jeopardize the transportation system and public safety, but States are addressing this underground threat.
by Roger Petzold
The annual death toll on our Nation's highways remains unchanged, but safety-conscious planning may be the answer.
by John J. Sullivan IV
States share successful strategies for partnering with the public to design aesthetically pleasing noise barriers.
by Tianjia Tang and Steve Tonjes
A major highway reconstruction in Orlando, FL, provides clues on how to streamline environmental studies.
by Richard F. Weingroff
President Eisenhower achieved his Grand Plan for the Interstate System with passage of the Federal-Aid Highway Act of 1956—but his interest in the new highways didn't end there.
by Sybil E. Hatch
After the wake-up call of the Loma Prieta earthquake, which rocked the San Francisco Bay area in 1989, Caltrans is building what may be the strongest bridge in America.
by Robert B. King
Transportation finds common ground with environmental, economic, historic, and community concerns in northern Delaware.
by Marci Kenney and Amy Stearns
University Transportation Centers provide our Nation with an effective vehicle for transportation progress.