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July/August 2013
Vol. 77 · No. 1

Publication Number: FHWA-HRT-13-005


Design at the Crossroads

by James McCarthy, Joe Bared, Wei Zhang, and Mark Doctor

Alternative intersection and interchange geometries are helping communities solve mobility challenges for a fraction of the price.

Implementing Innovations

by Kathleen Bergeron

STICs—State councils—are a critical link in shepherding advanced technologies and business processes into mainstream use.

Busting the Trust

by Richard F. Weingroff

On the 40th anniversary of the Federal-Aid Highway Act of 1973, Public Roads takes a look back at the social, economic, and environmental forces that shaped this landmark intermodal legislation.

North Carolina Steps Boldly Out of Its Comfort Zone

by Jen Thompson

The Tar Heel State uses design-build-finance procurement, turbine interchanges, and superstreet intersections to speed up construction for tackling traffic congestion.

Successfully Managing Traffic Incidents Is No Accident

by Kimberly C. Vásconez

FHWA is taking the lead to enhance the multidisciplinary responses required when problems strike on busy roadways.

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