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Publication Number: FHWA-HRT-11-008
Date: November 2010

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Transportation Asset Management: A Focus on Implementation

The new AASHTO Transportation Asset Management Guide—A Focus on Implementation can assist transportation agency executives and practitioners in preserving their highway assets and realizing the greatest value from their financial resources. To download the publication, visit assetmanagement.transportation.org (click on Topic Area "AASHTO").

New Course Offers Bridge Inspection Refresher Training

Bridge inspectors can enhance and expand their skills with the Federal Highway Administration's (FHWA) new Bridge Inspection Refresher Training course (Course No. FHWA-NHI-130053A).The course explores visual inspection techniques and proper condition and appraisal rating practices, among other topics.

Adding Value with FHWA's VE Workshop

Learn how to get the most out of your transportation projects with the Federal Highway Administration's (FHWA) newly updated Value Engineering Workshop (Course No. FHWA-NHI-134005). The 3-day workshop teaches participants how to serve as a member of a value engineering (VE) team and conduct a VE study.

Excellence in Highway Design 2010

The Federal Highway Administration's (FHWA) 2010 Excellence in Highway Design Awards recognize the best in highway design around the country. The winners not only exemplify outstanding design but showcase innovative practices that provide context sensitive highway solutions.

TRB Session to Feature LTPP Strategies for Collecting Quality WIM Data

Find out more about how your agency can improve its collection of weigh-in-motion (WIM) traffic data at a Transportation Research Board (TRB) Annual Meeting session presented by the Federal Highway Administration's (FHWA) Long-Term Pavement Performance (LTPP) program. "Leveraging the LTPP Experience for Collecting Quality WIM Data" will be held January 24, 2011, from 10:15 a.m. to noon in the Marriott Wardman Park Hotel in Washington, DC.

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Updated: 04/07/2011

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