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Federal Highway Administration / Publications / Focus / September 2013

Accelerating Infrastructure Innovations

Publication Number: FHWA-HRT-13-017
Date: September 2013
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Infrastructure Innovation Webinars

These free Webinars provide a quick introduction to the latest infrastructure innovations and technologies.

Towing and Recovery Service Partnerships

September 17, 2013, 2:30-4 p.m. eastern daylight time (EDT)

Presented by the Federal Highway Administration's (FHWA) Highways for LIFE program, the Webinar will discuss Towing and Recovery Service Partnerships (TRSP). These initiatives allow public and private partners to work together to expedite the clearance of traffic incidents where large trucks are involved. Already at work in several States, the partnerships effectively reduce the length of time and the severity of incident-related traffic congestion. TRSPs can be customized to fit the needs, laws, and practices of each region or agency. More information about TRSPs is available at http://tig.transportation.org/Pages/TowingandRecoveryServicePartnership.aspx.

To register for the Webinar, visit www.nhi.fhwa.dot.gov/resources/webconference/web_conf_learner_reg.aspx?webconfid=25395.

Asset Management Book Club

September 25, 2013, 2-3:30 p.m. EDT-Bringing It All Together and Moving Forward (Appendix D of Transportation Asset Management Guide)

In 2011 the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials (AASHTO) published the Transportation Asset Management Guide: A Focus on Implementation, which encourages transportation agencies to use asset management principles. Sponsored by FHWA and AASHTO, this Webinar will review the content of the guide and share experiences from practitioners.

To register, visit www.fhwa.dot.gov/asset/bookclub.cfm. For additional information, contact Nastaran Saadatmand at FHWA, 202-366-1337 (email: nastaran.saadatmand@dot.gov).

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