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|Publication Number: Date: March/April 2003|
Issue No: Vol. 66 No. 5
Date: March/April 2003
by Lloyd Middleton and Mitch King
Using compost for environmentally sound roadside slopes is one time when waste pays off.
by Pamela Mathis
The Utah DOT shares the know-how that it gained from managing transportation for such a major event.
by John J. Sullivan IV
A showcase program in Florida spurs local implementation of proven highway technologies.
by Kathleen A. Bergeron
Videoconferencing can be a cheaper, faster, safer way to spread the news about the latest transportation innovations.
by Richard F. Weingroff
President Eisenhower's interest in good roads began in 1919 and resulted in the Federal-Aid Highway Act of 1956—be he had to fight for his Grand Plan.
by Norah Davis
Building a bridge that will overlook Hoover Dam—and enhance it—is a once-in-a-lifetime engineering challenge.
by Dan Sunde
Washington State's safety management system helps communities to reduce crash rates and save lives.
by Tracy N. Busch and Keri A. Funderburg
A tunneling method used in Russia to run a highway beneath a train track could prove beneficial in the United States in some situations.