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The purpose of the Highways for LIFE Projects is to accelerate the adoption of innovations and technologies, thereby improving highway safety and quality while reducing congestion caused by construction. Information will be gathered from these demonstration projects to be shared with the whole transportation community.

HfL projects are intended to demonstrate and promote innovative technologies and practices. Incentive funding is therefore intended to support application of technologies and practices that have been proven, but are not yet widely used. The kinds of efforts that will be funded include state–of–the–art technologies, elevated performance goals, and new business practices.

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Animated demonstration of existing bridge being replaced with a single span bridge. 4500 South at I-215 East Rapid Bridge Replacement Project Salt Lake City, Utah (.wmv 5:20, 8 mb) Nestled in the scenic Wasatch Front the 4500 South Bridge over I-215 East is being replaced using an innovative process called Accelerated Bridge Construction (ABC) which allows for the building of a new bridge in a staging area until it is moved into place. Animated demonstration of existing bridge being replaced with a single span bridge.

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Ewa Flom
Highways for LIFE
202-366-2169
Ewa.Flom@dot.gov

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