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|Publication Number: Date: Spring 1997|
Issue No: Vol. 60 No. 4
Date: Spring 1997
by Dr. Brian Chollar and Dr. Mohammed Memon
New chemically modified crumb rubber asphalt eliminates many previous problems with use of crumb rubber in pavements
by Mary K. Teets
For 51 years, the Federal Highway Administration has been publishing Highway Statistics, an exhaustive database of U.S. highway statistical information
by Nazemeh Sobhi and Michael J. Kelly
The design of concepts, controls, and computer displays for Advanced Traffic Management Systems affect operator efficiency.
Three researchers at the Turner-Fairbank Highway Research Center are recognized for their new inventions and patents.
by Kevin M. Mentz, Eric Worrell, and F. Dave Zanetell
A rapid-coordinated, and cooperative response to a natural disaster averts an economic crisis in the area around Zion National Park.
by Susan Lane, Eric Munley, William Wright, Marcia Simon, and James D. Cooper
High-performance materials promise a stronger, more durable transportation infrastructure.
by Martin W. Hargrave, Eric Munley, and Thomas Pasko
FHWA has designated composite materials research area as a high-priority research.
by William Wright
Aluminum offers the potential of long-term savings in new construction and of substantial savings and less traffic delay in bridge deck replacement.
by William Wright
High-performance steel possesses superior weldability and toughness compared to conventional steels in the same length.
by Keith Duff and Michael Hyzak
Recent advances in GPS technology make it a cost-effective structural deformation monitoring tool to inspect bridge and safety performance.