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Innovations in Practice

Reaching New Heights in
Bridge Construction

Northern Colorado

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Photo caption: Innovations in practice are demonstrated
using engineered log jams in the South Fork of the Kings River
Restoration Project, Kings Canyon National Park.

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Innovations in Practice

43 Days and Counting:
Expedited Rebuild of a Century-Old Bridge

Glacier National Park, Montana

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Photo caption: Innovations in practice are demonstrated
with the expedited rebuild of a century-old bridge in
Glacier National Park, Montana.

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Innovations in Practice

Use of Engineered Log Jams

Kings Canyon National Park, California

Photo credit: Federal Lands Highway

Photo caption: Innovations in practice are demonstrated
using engineered log jams in the South Fork of the Kings River
Restoration Project, Kings Canyon National Park.

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Innovations in Practice

Restoring Natural Drainage Flow

Halstead Meadow, Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks, California

Photo credit: Federal Lands Highway

Photo caption: The new Little Thompson River Bridge on
County Road 47 in northern Colorado combined two innovative
technologies of Geosynthetic Reinforced Soil Integrated Bridge System (GRS-IBS),
and Rockery Wall Systems. Built using on-site materials, this first-of-its-kind construction
provided a cost effective, sustainable, and aesthetically pleasing bridge.

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Innovation Exchange Webinars

Innovation Exchange Webinars

This webinar series advances peer to peer conversations for launching change to encourage innovative problem solving in transportation.

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Events

New online training for transportation professionals

The Local Aid Support team has developed a series of online training courses for transportation professionals. Take them anywhere, anytime.

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Conferences and Events

Transportation Research Board (TRB)

January 9 - 13, 2021
Washington, DC

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Build A Better Mousetrap

July 2021

Build a Better Mousetrap is a national recognition program that highlights innovative solutions to everyday problems and issues in transportation. They can range from the development of tools, equipment modifications, to processes that increase safety, reduce cost, improve efficiency and the quality of transportation.

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