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|Publication Number: FHWA-HRT-11-005 Date: July/August 2011|
Publication Number: FHWA-HRT-11-005
Issue No: Vol. 75 No. 1
Date: July/August 2011
by Gretchen Stoeltje
A proactive approach to accommodating population increase is bringing sustainability and transportation improvements to small-town Texas.
by Karen White and Ralph Erickson
Transportation planners take note: the National Highway Construction Cost Index is replacing the Bid Price Index as the national barometer for analyzing road-building price movements.
by Mack Frost and Jeanette Mar
Legislation and diligent planning help transportation agencies participate in safeguarding U.S. history.
by Louis N. Triandafilou
Researchers and practitioners are applying fiber reinforced polymer composites and reinforced thermoplastics in construction and rehabilitation of highway structures.
by Lauren J. Lee and Bambi Hall
Challenges ranged from providing innovative access for first responders to reconstructing a major bridge and rebuilding miles of submerged roadways. Here's the story from DOTD.