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September/October 2003
Vol. 67 · No. 2


State-of-the-Art Toll Road

by Raymond A. Ashe, Max D. Crumit, and Kevin M. Hoeflich

Florida's new Suncoast Parkway is designed for minimum impact on the environment and maximum use by nonmotorized traffic.

CPTP Update

by Cheryl Allen Richter and Suneel Vanikar

Highlights from the past year demonstrate that the Concrete Pavement Technology Program is continuing its progress in making road surfaces that are safer, smoother, and more durable.

Getting Traffic Moving Again

by Robert L. Bertini and Galen E. McGill

A study documents Oregon's rural incident response program and quantifies the benefits for transportation agencies and motorists.

Fighting Fatigue

by John J. Sullivan IV

To improve the safety of the transportation system, multimodal partnerships within USDOT are addressing problems caused by sleep deprivation.

A New Solution for an Old Problem

by James K. Stangenburg, Thomas E. Shifflett, and Jeffrey A. Schmidt

An innovative use of anchor blocks and tiebacks may solve a landslide condition on a steep roadside slope in Tennessee.

Rumbling Toward Safety

by David A. Morena

Michigan study finds that the most severe run-off crash is the drift-off and that rumble strip design and placement significantly reduce these crashes.

Rebuilding a Community Link

by Norah Davis

When the bridge to a popular Florida island developed a severe crack, the county DOT sprang into action. Here's how the bridge reopened ahead of schedule.

A Study in Environmental Justice

by Gary Strasburg

The New Orleans Regional Planning Commission developed a process to handle quality of life concerns on road projects.

Paying the Value Price

by Patrick DeCorla-Souza, Angela Jacobs, Shannon Ballard, and Theresa Smith

Managing congestion with market-based strategies may be the wave of the future.

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