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|Accelerating Infrastructure Innovations
Publication Number: FHWA-HRT-12-012
Date: April 2012
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From technology advances to accelerated construction techniques, a domestic scan team sponsored by the National Cooperative Highway Research Program (NCHRP), American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials (AASHTO), and Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) traveled the country investigating innovations and best practices for roadway tunnel design, construction, maintenance, inspection, and operations.
First developed in the 1930s, the orthotropic steel deck (OSD) system for bridges continues to offer tremendous potential for building efficient and cost-effective modern structures with extended service life.
Find out how training available from the Federal Highway Administration's (FHWA) National Highway Institute (NHI) can help you accelerate innovation and open new doors in your career with the 2012 edition of NHI Training in Action.
From Maine to New Mexico, agencies are incorporating the principles of context sensitive solutions (CSS) to transform how they plan and develop transportation projects to better meet the needs of users.
This free Webinar provides a quick introduction to the latest infrastructure innovations and technologies.