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|Publication Number: FHWA-HRT-10-006 Date: September/October 2010|
Publication Number: FHWA-HRT-10-006
Issue No: Vol. 74 No. 2
Date: September/October 2010
by Kelly Leone
USDOT tackles one of the main scourges plaguing today's highways-a perfect storm of motorists text messaging and using cell phones.
by Tracy Scriba, Jennifer Symoun, and Kari Adkins Beasley
Transportation management plans help DOTs identify and coordinate strategies to reduce crashes and traffic congestion during construction projects.
by Gary Elkins, Deborah Walker, and Kevin Senn
Approaching the quarter-century mark, the Nation's first comprehensive program for determining traffic and environmental impacts on pavements continues to fuel innovation.
by Wen-Huei Yen
FHWA is conducting research to help mitigate the impacts of seismic events on transportation infrastructure. The results are promising.
by Patrick Hasson and Steve Moler
Recent innovations and improved guidance in geometric design are helping agencies overcome some of the most urgent transportation challenges.