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Federal Highway Administration Research and Technology
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|Publication Number: FHWA-HRT-14-003 Date: March/April 2014|
Publication Number: FHWA-HRT-14-003
Issue No: Vol. 77 No. 5
Date: March/April 2014
by John V. Moulden
With transportation facing major hurdles, the agency seeks to improve coordination of the Nation’s research and technology programs. You can help shape this research vision.
by Nelson Gibson and Alicia Sindlinger
Full-scale experiments across the country are working between a rock and a hard place to build longer lasting roads
by Anthony DeSimone and John J. Sullivan IV
In many parts of the country, ferry boats are an important transportation link connecting communities across rivers, bays, and other waterways.
by Susan L. Kurland and Heather Fernuik
By leading a new initiative for the 21 APEC economies, USDOT is taking on a crucial role in advancing opportunities for women in transportation professions.
by Thomas Jennings, Larry Cloyed, and Michelle Holland
Yes, really! A public-private partnership for a massive project in Virginia to construct express lanes with electronic tolling helped unlock gridlock and offer more predictable trip times.
by Tracy Scriba and Jennifer Atkinson
Advances in high-tech tools mean improved safety and efficiency during roadwork