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Publication Number:      Date:  March/April 2003
Issue No: Vol. 66 No. 5
Date: March/April 2003



A Natural Choice

by Lloyd Middleton and Mitch King

Using compost for environmentally sound roadside slopes is one time when waste pays off.

Behind the Scenes at the Olympics

by Pamela Mathis

The Utah DOT shares the know-how that it gained from managing transportation for such a major event.

Technology Goes Local

by John J. Sullivan IV

A showcase program in Florida spurs local implementation of proven highway technologies.

A Conduit for New Technology

by Kathleen A. Bergeron

Videoconferencing can be a cheaper, faster, safer way to spread the news about the latest transportation innovations.

The Man Who Changed America, Part I

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.

Living Up to a Landmark

by Norah Davis

Building a bridge that will overlook Hoover Dam—and enhance it—is a once-in-a-lifetime engineering challenge.

Putting the Pieces Together

by Dan Sunde

Washington State's safety management system helps communities to reduce crash rates and save lives.

Where the Rail Meets the Road

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.




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