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|Accelerating Infrastructure Innovations|
Publication Number: FHWA-HRT-10-010
Date: January/February 2010
Traveling the country in search of Best Practices in Project Delivery Management, a domestic scan team sponsored by the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials (AASHTO), Federal Highway Administration (FHWA), and National Cooperative Highway Research Program (NCHRP) found an array of innovative practices that are changing the way transportation agencies do business.
The Federal Highway Administration's (FHWA) National Highway Institute (NHI) will continue its free online Real Solutions and Innovations seminar series in 2010 with a diverse schedule of sessions, including Accelerating Project Delivery and Innovative Contracting on February 24, 2010, and Bridge Life Cycle Benefit and Cost Analysis: Fundamentals and Application on February 25, 2010.
A free Accelerated Bridge Construction (ABC) workshop available from the Federal Highway Administration's (FHWA) Resource Center Structures Technical Service Team offers agencies both a national perspective on ABC and expert guidance. Case studies from such States as New Hampshire, Rhode Island, Texas, Utah, and Washington are also featured.
A new FHWA publication, The Value of Research: Telling the R&T Story (Pub. No. FHWA-HRT-09-050), spotlights examples of how FHWA research has been translated into groundbreaking technology that is improving the safety, reliability, effectiveness, and sustainability of today's transportation system.
Maintenance of Traffic for Technicians (Course No. FHWA-NHI-380098) and Maintenance of Traffic for Supervisors (Course No. FHWA-NHI-380099) are the latest in a series of free online training courses available from the Transportation Curriculum Coordination Council (TCCC), in partnership with the Federal Highway Administration's (FHWA) National Highway Institute (NHI).