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|Publication Number: FHWA-HRT-05-001 Vol. 69 No. 3 Date: November/December 2005|
Publication Number: FHWA-HRT-05-001 Vol. 69 No. 3
Date: November/December 2005
by Patricia A. Cazenas
FHWA honors the 2005 award-winning transportation projects and the people who protect or enhance natural and community resources.
by Jim March
FHWA convened a roundtable of transportation finance and policy experts to discuss highway financing options.
by Tamara Redmon
FHWA is evaluating new technologies and techniques to determine how well they improve safety.
by Roemer M. Alfelor
Guidance is now available for siting sensor stations that collect data on weather conditions on or near road surfaces.
by Steve Jacobitz
Florida's 2004 hurricane season provides a number of lessons for improving transportation preparations and response.
by Jim March
A panel discussion explored increasing the use of public-private partnerships for highway projects.
by Jim Sorenson
Asset management equals oversight plus accountability, sound engineering, and economic decisionmaking.
by Dana Newsome and Buddy Porta
Innovative contracting promises to expedite completion of major transportation projects in Louisiana by 2010.
by Adel Al-Wazeer, Bobby Harris, and Christopher Nutakor
This economic analysis tool can help determine the best option for infrastructure projects by calculating the lowest cost over their life cycles.