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Federal Highway Administration / Publications / Focus / December 2010

Accelerating Infrastructure Innovations

Publication Number: FHWA-HRT-11-009
Date: December 2010

Your Ticket to Innovations and Real Solutions

Did you miss the latest online Innovations or Real Solutions seminars? Listen to free recordings from recent seminars at your convenience. Hosted by the Federal Highway Administration's (FHWA) National Highway Institute (NHI), in conjunction with FHWA's Highways for LIFE program, the Innovations series is designed to bring representatives from State and local transportation agencies, industry, academia, and others timely information on today's highway technology advances.

Recent sessions include a November 18 seminar on Ultra High Performance Concrete: An Introduction to the Material and Potential Applications. To view the session, including a Question and Answer discussion, visit http://fhwa.adobeconnect.com/n134083201011.

Other 2010 sessions available on the NHI Web site at www.nhi.fhwa.dot.gov/about/innovationseries.aspx include Work Zone Assessment, Data Collection, and Performance Measurement; Fiber-Reinforced Polymer (FRP) Composites; and Culvert Repair Techniques.

Also available are recordings from NHI's Real Solutions seminars, which feature guest speakers discussing challenges they have faced on transportation projects and the innovative solutions used to address those challenges. Recent sessions include Drilled Shaft Design, Construction, and Testing: The Washington State Department of Transportation Story; Best Practices for Roadway Tunnel Design, Construction, and Maintenance; and Virginia Department of Transportation Design-Build Project: Gilberts Corner. To view the sessions, visit www.nhi.fhwa.dot.gov/about/realsolutions.aspx.

To receive notification of upcoming seminars and information on how to register, send an email to nhimarketing@dot.gov.

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