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Federal Highway Administration / Publications / Focus / August 2010

Accelerating Infrastructure Innovations

Publication Number: FHWA-HRT-10-016
Date: August 2010

Articles in this Issue

New Health Track Analysis Tool Offers a Checkup for Your Pavement

The Federal Highway Administration's (FHWA's) new Pavement Health Track (PHT) Analysis Tool assists in determining the health of a pavement network in terms of the pavement's remaining service life (RSL). The PHT Analysis Tool will be available this month from FHWA.

TIG Announces Solicitation for 2011 Focus Technologies

The American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials (AASHTO) Technology Implementation Group (TIG) is now accepting nominations for 2011 focus technologies. The goal is to promote high payoff, innovative technologies that State and local transportation agencies can use to improve the Nation's highway system.

Welcome to WIM: FHWA Releases New Data Analyst's Manual

A new manual from the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) provides a walk through of the various steps and procedures for performing validation and quality control checks of weigh-in-motion (WIM) traffic data. WIM Data Analyst's Manual (Pub. No. FHWA-IF-10-018) is available to download now.

Visit FHWA's Online Work Zone Training Compendium

The Federal Highway Administration's (FHWA's) new online Work Zone Compendium offers details on highway work zone training opportunities and guidance materials. From design for work zones to worker safety, the new online compendium is a one-stop source for information.

Showcasing Enhanced Bridge Inspections Through Nondestructive Evaluation

The Federal Highway Administration's (FHWA) new Bridge Inspection Nondestructive Evaluation Showcase (Course No. FHWA-NHI-130099) gives participants an up-close introduction to the latest in nondestructive evaluation (NDE) tools and systems for bridges. The 1-day course is available to schedule through FHWA's National Highway Institute (NHI) now.

FHWA Issues New Guidance on Pavement Friction Management

The Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) has issued a new technical advisory to provide guidance to State and local highway agencies on managing pavement surface friction on roadways. The advisory, Pavement Friction Management (T 5050.38), was issued on June 17, 2010.

FHWA Solicits Comments on Creation of National Tunnel Inspection Standards

The establishment of National Tunnel Inspection Standards (NTIS) would set minimum tunnel inspection standards for all Federal-aid highway tunnels on public roads. Until September 20, 2010, the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) is soliciting comments on the establishment of NTIS.

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