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June 2003Publication Number: FHWA-RD-03-018

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Tap into a world of knowledge with FHWA's online knowledge communities. The Knowledge Community homepage ( features links to various communities of practice, including ones on high-performance concrete, rumble strips, the Manual on Uniform Traffic Control Devices, and safety roadside hardware. The communities provide opportunities to participate in discussion groups, view reference materials and works in progress, find out about upcoming events, and look up member directories. Visitors can also receive personalized email notification of postings.

Everything you ever wanted to know about high-performance concrete (HPC) and more. The Third International Symposium on HPC will be held October 19-22, 2003, in Orlando, Florida. Sponsored by FHWA and the Precast/Prestressed Concrete Institute (PCI), the symposium will address the research, design, construction, performance, and benefits of HPC, which is concrete designed to achieve enhanced durability and/or strength characteristics while ensuring adequate constructibility. The event is being held in conjunction with the PCI Bridge Conference. Also scheduled in conjunction with the Symposium is a meeting of the FHWA HPC Technology Delivery Team on October 21. For more information, contact Jerry Potter at FHWA, 202-366-4596 (email: or Lou Triandafilou at FHWA, 410-962-3648 (email: A registration brochure can be found online at

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