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What's New 2007

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2007

December

The December 2007 Focus is now online. -- posted on December 28, 2007

TechBrief: Multiple Corrosion Protection Systems for Reinforced Concrete Bridge Components, FHWA-HRT-07-044, August 2007. -- posted on December 26, 2007

Organizational and Expertise Directory, Fall 2007, FHWA-HRT-08-021. -- posted on December 21, 2007

November/December Public Roads is now online. -- posted on December 19, 2007

Manual for LS-DYNA Wood Material Model 143, FHWA-HRT-04-097, August 2007. -- posted on December 18, 2007

Laboratory Roadmap updated. -- posted on December 11, 2007

Structures Laboratory Assessment Summary Report updated. -- posted on December 11, 2007

Highway Safety Information Systems Laboratory (HSIS) Assessment Summary Report. -- posted on December 11, 2007

Laboratory Assessment Summary Crash Analysis & Testing Laboratories (NCAC / FOIL). -- posted on December 11, 2007

The November 2007 Focus is now online. -- posted on December 10, 2007

New TFHRC/DOT Shuttle schedule effective 12/10/07. -- posted on December 7, 2007

Strategic Plan for LTPP Data Analysis updated. -- posted on December 6, 2007

Technical Advisory Committee Meeting Notes, June 19-20, 2007 -- posted December 5, 2007

Technical Advisory Committee Meeting Agenda, June 19-20, 2007 -- posted December 5, 2007

Evaluation of Low-Cost Safety Improvements Pooled Fund Study Progress Report, September, 2007 -- posted December 5, 2007

TechBrief: Wind-Induced Vibration of Stay Cables, FHWA-HRT-05-084, July 2007. -- posted on December 3, 2007

Wind-Induced Vibration of Stay Cables, FHWA-HRT-05-083, August 2007. -- posted on December 3, 2007

November

Technical Publications Catalog (October 2006 – September 2007), FHWA-HRT-08-023. -- posted on November 29, 2007

Laboratory Procedure for the Determination of Lime in Hot Mix Asphalt. -- posted on November 20, 2007

Test Method for Detecting the Presence of Phosphoric Acid in Asphalt. -- posted on November 20, 2007

Updates to Research on Recommended Minimum Levels for Pavement Marking Retroreflectivity to Meet Driver Night Visibility Needs, FHWA-HRT-07-059, October 2007. -- posted on November 20, 2007

September/October Public Roads is now online. -- posted on November 6, 2007

October

The October 2007 Focus is now online. -- posted on October 31, 2007

TechBrief: Analysis of an Ultra-High Performance Concrete Two-Way Ribbed Bridge Deck Slab, FHWA-HRT-07-055, October 2007. -- posted on October 25, 2007

Model Minimum Inventory of Roadway Elements—MMIRE, FHWA-HRT-07-046, August 2007. -- posted on October 25, 2007

Hydraulics Laboratory Fact Sheet, FHWA-HRT-07-054. -- posted on October 25, 2007

Turner-Fairbank Highway Research Center Establishes New Office. -- posted on October 18, 2007

Interchange Safety Analysis Tool (ISAT): User Manual, FHWA-HRT-07-045, June 2007. -- posted on October 9, 2007

TechBrief: Drivers' Evaluation of the Diverging Diamond Interchange, FHWA-HRT-07-048. -- posted on October 4, 2007

The September 2007 Focus is now online. -- posted on October 4, 2007

September

Updated Lab Assessment Summary Reports. -- posted on September 26, 2007

Pedestrian and Bicyclist Intersection Safety Indices: User Guide, FHWA-HRT-06-130, April 2007. -- posted on September 21, 2007

Multiple Corrosion Protection Systems for Reinforced Concrete Bridge Components, FHWA-HRT-07-043, July 2007. -- posted on September 19, 2007

Corrosion Resistant Alloys for Reinforced Concrete, FHWA-HRT-07-039, July 2007. -- posted on September 18, 2007

July/August Public Roads is now online. -- posted on Sept 14, 2007

Users Manual for LS-DYNA Concrete Material Model 159, FHWA-HRT-05-062, May 2007. -- posted on September 6, 2007

Traffic Detector Handbook: Third Edition—Volume I, FHWA-HRT-06-108, October 2006. -- posted on September 6, 2007

Traffic Detector Handbook:Third Edition—Volume II, FHWA-HRT-06-139, October 2006. -- posted on September 6, 2007

TechBrief: Current Provisions and Needed Research for Lightweight Concrete in Highway Bridges, FHWA-HRT-07-051, August 2007. -- posted on September 4, 2007

August

The August 2007 Focus is now online. -- posted on August 27, 2007

Evaluation of LS-DYNA Concrete Material Model 159, FHWA-HRT-05-063, May 2007. -- posted on August 24, 2007

Durability of Segmental Retaining Wall Blocks: Final Report, FHWA-HRT-07-021, April 2007. -- posted on August 2, 2007

July

The July 2007 Focus is now online. -- posted on July 31, 2007

Pedestrian and Bicyclist Intersection Safety Indices, FHWA-HRT-06-125, November 2006. -- posted on July 26, 2007

Fact Sheet: Lankershim Boulevard Dataset, FHWA-HRT-07-029, January 2007. -- posted on July 19, 2007

Fact Sheet: US Highway 101 Dataset, FHWA-HRT-07-030, January 2007. -- posted on July 19, 2007

Organizational and Expertise Directory, Summer 2007, FHWA-HRT-07-050. -- posted on July 17, 2007

New Lab Assessment Roadmap. -- posted on July 11, 2007

LTPP Newsletter, Spring 2007. -- posted on July 10, 2007

Federal Highway Administration University Course on Bicycle and Pedestrian Transportation, FHWA-HRT-05-085, July 2006. -- posted on July 9, 2007

The Use of Lithium to Prevent or Mitigate Alkali-Silica Reaction in Concrete Pavements and Structures, FHWA-HRT-06-133, March 2007. -- posted on July 3, 2007

Techbrief: Freeze-Thaw Resistance of Concrete with Marginal Air Content, FHWA-HRT-06-118, May 2007. -- posted on July 3, 2007

Long-Term Pavement Performance Program Falling Weight Deflectometer Maintenance Manual, FHWA-HRT-05-153, December 2007. -- posted on July 3, 2007

TechBrief: Pedestrian and Bicyclist Intersection Safety Indices, FHWA-HRT-06-129, February 2006. -- posted on July 2, 2007

June

Office of Research, Development, and Technology's Fiscal Year 2006 Research Project Status Summary, FHWA-HRT-07-049. -- posted on June 29, 2007

The June 2007 Focus is now online. -- posted on June 26, 2007

TechBrief: Safety Assessment of Interchange Spacing on Urban Freeways, FHWA-HRT-07-031. -- posted on June 1, 2007

May

Technical Publications Catalog, October 2005 – September 2006, FHWA-HRT-07-025. -- posted on May 30, 2007

Maintaining Traffic Sign Retroreflectivity: Impacts on State and Local Agencies, FHWA-HRT-07-042, April 2007. -- posted on May 30, 2007

The May 2007 Focus is now online. -- posted on May 23, 2007

New DOT HQ/TFHRC Shuttle Schedule. -- posted on May 18, 2007

May/June Public Roads is now online. -- posted on May 18, 2007

Junction Loss Experiments: Laboratory Report, FHWA-HRT-07-036, December 2006. -- posted on May 9, 2007

TechBrief: Synthesis of the Median U-Turn Intersection Treatment, Safety, and Operational Benefits, FHWA-HRT-07-033. -- posted on May 8, 2007

Software Reliability: A Preliminary Handbook, FHWA-HRT-04-080, September 2004. -- posted on May 8, 2007

Advanced Quality Systems: Guidelines for Establishing and Maintaining Construction Quality Databases, FHWA-HRT-07-019, November 2006. -- posted on May 8, 2007

TechBrief: Traffic Performance of Three Typical Designs of New Jersey Jughandle Intersections, FHWA-HRT-07-032. -- posted on May 7, 2007

TechBrief: Strengthening Historic Covered Bridges to Carry Modern Traffic, FHWA-HRT-07-041. -- posted on May 4, 2007

Volume II, Enhanced Night Visibility Series: Executive Summary, December 2005, FHWA-HRT-04-133. -- posted on May 3, 2007

April

Petrographic Methods of Examining Hardened Concrete: A Petrographic Manual, FHWA-HRT-04-150, July 2006. -- posted on April 30, 2007

A Review of Pedestrian Safety Research in the United States and Abroad, FHWA-HRT-03-042, November 2003. -- posted on April 27, 2007

Organizational and Expertise Directory, Spring 2007, FHWA-HRT-07-038. -- posted on April 26, 2007

The April 2007 Focus is now online. -- posted on April 20, 2007

Freeze-Thaw Resistance of Concrete With Marginal Air Content, FHWA-HRT-06-117, December 2006. -- posted on April 19, 2007.

Long-Term Pavement Performance (LTPP) Data Analysis Support: National Pooled Fund Study TPF-5(013), FHWA-HRT-06-121, November 2006. -- posted on April 19, 2007

Federal Highway Administration Research Library. -- posted on April 9, 2007

Guide for Curing Portland Cement Concrete Pavements II, FHWA-HRT-05-038, August 2006. -- posted on April 9, 2007

2007 International Contest on LTPP Data Analysis. -- posted on April 6, 2007

LTPP 2006 Year in Review, FHWA-HRT-07-028, January 2007. -- posted on April 4, 2007.

Long-Term Pavement Performance Program (LTPP) Materials Reference Library (MRL), FHWA-HRT-06-116, June 2006. -- posted on April 4, 2007

Long-Term Pavement Performance Program Manual for Falling Weight Deflectometer Measurements, FHWA-HRT-06-132, December 2006. -- posted on April 2, 2007

March

Identifying Incompatible Combinations of Concrete Materials: Volume I– Final Report, HRT-06-079, August 2006. -- posted on March 30, 2007

The March 2007 Focus is now online. -- posted on March 27, 2007

Effects of Inlet Geometry on Hydraulic Performance of Box Culverts, FHWA-HRT-06-138, December 2006. -- posted on March 26, 2007

March/April Public Roads is now online. -- posted on March 22, 2007

Bottomless Culvert Scour Study: Phase II Laboratory Report, FHWA-HRT-07-026, February 2007. -- posted on March 9, 2007

Low Cost Safety Improvements Pooled Fund Study (PFS) PowerPoint Presentation. -- posted on March 6, 2007

Guidelines for Establishing and Maintaining Construction Quality Databases, FHWA-HRT-07-020, December 2006. -- posted on March 5, 2007

February

Organizational and Expertise Directory, Winter 2007, FHWA-HRT-07-034. -- posted on February 28, 2007

Material Property Characterization of Ultra-High Performance Concrete, FHWA-HRT-06-103, August 2006. -- posted on February 26, 2007

The January 2007 Focus is now online. -- posted on February 20, 2007

Flexural Capacity of Fire-Damaged Prestressed Concrete Box Beams, FHWA-HRT-07-024, February 2007. -- posted on February 20, 2007

Design and Construction of Driven Pile Foundations: Lessons Learned on the Central Artery/Tunnel Project, FHWA-HRT-05-159, June 2006. -- posted on February 16, 2007

Identifying Incompatible Combinations of Concrete Materials: Volume II-Test Protocol, FHWA-HRT-06-080, August 2006. -- posted on February 15, 2007

TechBrief: PBCAT Pedestrian & Bicycle Crash Analysis Tool, Version 2.0, FHWA-HRT-06-090, June 2006. -- posted on February 12, 2007

Fact Sheet: FHWA/NHTSA National Crash Analysis Center, FHWA-HRT-06-110, August 2006. -- posted on February 12, 2007

Evaluation of Safety, Design, and Operation of Shared-Use Paths, Final Report, FHWA-HRT-05-137, July 2006. -- posted on February 8, 2007

Computer-Based Guidelines for Concrete Pavements, Volume III: Technical Appendices, FHWA-HRT-04-127, January 2006. -- posted on February 5, 2007

Fact Sheet: Office of Transporation Management and Office of Operations Reserch and Development, FHWA-HRT-06-135, December 2006. -- posted on February 5, 2007

Fact Sheet: Office of Transporation Management and Office of Operations Reserch and Development, FHWA-HRT-06-136, December 2006. -- posted on February 5, 2007

Fact Sheet: Office of Transporation Management and Office of Operations Reserch and Development, FHWA-HRT-06-137, December 2006. -- posted on February 5, 2007

The December 2006 Focus is now online. -- posted on February 1, 2007

January

PBCAT Pedestrian & Bicycle Crash Analysis Tool, Version 2.0, FHWA-HRT-06-089, July 2006 . -- posted on January 31, 2007

Behavior of Fiber-Reinforced Polymer (FRP) Composite Piles under Vertical Loads, FHWA-HRT-04-107, August 2006. -- posted on January 31, 2007

The January/February Public Roads is now online. -- posted on January 26, 2007

Interim Recommendations for the Use of Lithium to Mitigate or Prevent Alkali-Silica Reaction (ASR), FHWA-HRT-06-073, July 2006. -- posted on January 25, 2007

Improving Pavements With Long-Term Pavement Performance: Products for Today and Tomorrow, FHWA-HRT-06-109, September 2006. -- posted on January 19, 2007

Volume VI, Enhanced Night Visibility Series: Phase II—Study 4: Visual Performance During Nighttime Driving in Fog, FHWA-HRT-04-137, December 2005. -- posted on January 16, 2007

Volume XI, Enhanced Night Visibility Series: Phase II—Cost-Benefit Analysis, FHWA-HRT-04-142, December 2005. -- posted on January 16, 2007

Volume XV, Enhanced Night Visibility Series: Phase III—Study 3: Influence of Beam Characteristics on Discomfort and Disability Glare, FHWA-HRT-04-146, December 2005. -- posted on January 16, 2007

Optimized Sections for High-Strength Concrete Bridge Girders--Effect of Deck Concrete Strength, FHWA-HRT-05-058, October 2006 -- posted on January 8, 2006

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