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|Publication Number: Date: September/October 2003|
Issue No: Vol. 67 No. 2
Date: September/October 2003
by Raymond A. Ashe, Max D. Crumit, and Kevin M. Hoeflich
Florida's new Suncoast Parkway is designed for minimum impact on the environment and maximum use by nonmotorized traffic.
by Cheryl Allen Richter and Suneel Vanikar
Highlights from the past year demonstrate that the Concrete Pavement Technology Program is continuing its progress in making road surfaces that are safer, smoother, and more durable.
by Robert L. Bertini and Galen E. McGill
A study documents Oregon's rural incident response program and quantifies the benefits for transportation agencies and motorists.
by John J. Sullivan IV
To improve the safety of the transportation system, multimodal partnerships within USDOT are addressing problems caused by sleep deprivation.
by James K. Stangenburg, Thomas E. Shifflett, and Jeffrey A. Schmidt
An innovative use of anchor blocks and tiebacks may solve a landslide condition on a steep roadside slope in Tennessee.
by David A. Morena
Michigan study finds that the most severe run-off crash is the drift-off and that rumble strip design and placement significantly reduce these crashes.
by Norah Davis
When the bridge to a popular Florida island developed a severe crack, the county DOT sprang into action. Here's how the bridge reopened ahead of schedule.
by Gary Strasburg
The New Orleans Regional Planning Commission developed a process to handle quality of life concerns on road projects.
by Patrick DeCorla-Souza, Angela Jacobs, Shannon Ballard, and Theresa Smith
Managing congestion with market-based strategies may be the wave of the future.