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|Accelerating Infrastructure Innovations|
Publication Number: FHWA-HRT-11-009
Date: December 2010
More than 20 years after data collection began for the Long-Term Pavement Performance (LTPP) program, the benefits and products generated by the program continue to change pavement design and management worldwide. These many advancements are detailed in a new Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) report, Long-Term Pavement Performance Program: Accomplishments and Benefits 1989–2009 (Pub. No. FHWA-HRT-10-071).
The new Transportation Curriculum Coordination Council (TCCC) Web site, located at https://fhwaapps.fhwa.dot.gov/tccc/ has the transportation training resources you've been looking for, including free online courses and a Core Curriculum designed to guide State and local agencies as they implement training programs.
The Transportation Research Board's (TRB) Strategic Highway Research Program 2 (SHRP 2) will update the bridge community on current research at its second International Symposium on Durable and Innovative Bridges. The symposium will be held January 22, 2011, in Washington, DC.
A newly updated course available from the Federal Highway Administration's (FHWA) National Highway Institute (NHI), Fracture Critical Inspection Techniques for Steel Bridges (Course No. FHWA-NHI-130078), examines current practices and addresses new and emerging technologies available to bridge inspectors.
Free recordings are now available online from recent Innovations and Real Solutions seminars, hosted by the Federal Highway Administration's (FHWA) National Highway Institute (NHI) in conjunction with FHWA's Highways for LIFE program. The seminars are designed to bring participants timely information on today's highway technology advances and innovative solutions to project challenges.