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Publication Number:      Date:  March/April 2004
Issue No: Vol. 67 No. 5
Date: March/April 2004



Hyperfix 65/70

by Gary Mroczka, Val Straumins, and Jim Pinkelman

Indiana closed a major interstate corridor for repairs and reopened it a month ahead of schedule.

Coordinating Incident Response

by K. Craig Allred

Guidelines demonstrate how agencies can apply unified command to managing highway emergencies.

Erosion Control with Recycled Materials

by Timothy Barkley

Texas produced an award-winning program for using compost to control soil erosion along roadways.

Glenwood Canyon 12 Years Later

by Karen Stufflebeam Row, Eva LaDow, and Steve Moler

More than a decade after its completion, has this marvel of highway engineering in western Colorado attained its original goals?

A Tale of Two Canyons

by Steve Moler

Colorado DOT applies lessons learned from the Glenwood project to a similar highway in the Snowmass valley, near the famed Aspen ski resort.

Spotlight on the South

by Gary Strasburg

Innovative highway projects in seven southern States demonstrate environmental leadership.

The AIRS Approach to Analyzing Intersection Crashes

by Jessica Rich

A transportation management center in Kentucky pioneers a new recording system to improve driver safety and accountability.

Resource Center Goes National

by Steve Moler, Marie Roybal, and Gary Strasburg

Four FHWA regional centers become one national center operating through virtual teams that can be placed anywhere across the country.




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