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Innovations in Practice

Celebrating 40 years of LTAP/TTAP

 

Grapic: FHWA

The Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) is proud to
continue our support of the LTAP/TTAP network doing our part
to help grow the transportation workforce, encourage the use
of innovations in technology that improve safety, and provide
subject-matter support on transportation issues that help build communities.

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Innovations in Practice

Reaching New Heights in
Bridge Construction

Northern Colorado

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

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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The Center for Local Aid Support provides information, training and technical assistance to local governments, tribes and Federal land management agencies that will enhance roadway networks and create economic opportunity.

 

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Online Training Booklet for LTAPs

Download PDF for more information on available online training resources.

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

NLTAPA Annual Conference

July 18 - 21, 2022
Seattle, WA

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Build A Better Mousetrap

February 2022

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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