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Federal Highway Administration / Publications / Focus / March 2014

Accelerating Infrastructure Innovations

Publication Number: FHWA-HRT-14-011
Date: March 2014
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Articles in this Issue

Federal-Aid Simplified

Navigate the laws and regulations of the Federal-aid Highway Program more easily with your own on-demand video library, Federal-aid Essentials for Local Public Agencies.

Work Zone Speeding: A Costly Mistake

Slow down for National Work Zone Awareness Week (NWZAW) 2014. Scheduled for April 7–11, a kick-off event will be held April 8 in Seattle, Washington. Focusing on the 2014 theme, “Work Zone Speeding: A Costly Mistake,” the kick-off will highlight work on the Alaska Way Viaduct Replacement Program.

Follow the Roadmap to Advanced Pavement Management

For pavement management, the future is here. State and Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) projects across the country are expanding the use of existing pavement management tools and technologies and advancing today’s new innovations, as well as broadening the role of pavement management in strategically maintaining highway system assets.

An Award-Winning Opportunity: LTPP International Data Analysis Contest

Be a winner in pavement research. The 2014 Long-Term Pavement Performance (LTPP) International Data Analysis Contest is now underway, with research paper submissions due by July 31, 2014.

Data Palooza 2014 Showcases New Data Standards and Solutions

Are you ready for Data Palooza 2014? Following up on last year’s successful data solutions event, the U.S. Department of Transportation will hold a new showcase as part of the Geospatial Transportation Mapping Association’s Annual Meeting and TransData Expo.

Infrastructure Innovation Webinars

Highway Technology Calendar

Transition Announcement: Focus to Innovator

In order to improve the efficiency of its communications efforts, the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) will cease publication of the Focus newsletter after the April 2014 issue. Realizing that long-time readers of Focus have relied on the publication for the latest on highway innovation topics, FHWA will begin forwarding subscribers the agency’s Innovator newsletter.

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