U.S. Department of Transportation
Federal Highway Administration
1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20590

Skip to content
Facebook iconYouTube iconTwitter iconFlickr iconLinkedInInstagram

Federal Highway Administration Research and Technology
Coordinating, Developing, and Delivering Highway Transportation Innovations

Public Roads
This magazine is an archived publication and may contain dated technical, contact, and link information.
Public Roads Home | Current Issue | Past Issues | Subscriptions | Article Reprints | Guidelines for Authors: Public Roads Magazine | Sign Up for E-Version of Public Roads | Search Public Roads
Back to Publication List        
Publication Number:  FHWA-HRT-05-003    Date:  January/February 2005
Publication Number: FHWA-HRT-05-003
Issue No: Vol. 68 No. 4
Date: January/February 2005



Border Planning for the 21st Century

by Jill L. Hochman

Multiagency partnerships, innovative strategies, and new technologies are improving the safety, efficiency, and security of overland ports of entry.

Recycled Roadways

by Jason Harrington

FHWA and the agency’s partners are engineering high-quality pavements using reclaimed materials.

Improving Signalized Intersections

by Joe G. Bared

FHWA’s new guide will help State and local agencies plan, design, and install appropriate facilities to improve safety and traffic operations for all users.

RUMS—Right-of-Way Tracking

by Sande Snead

Software from Virginia helps manage this complicated process from start to finish and provides real-time customer service.

Pushing the Boundaries

by Samuel S. Tyson and David K. Merritt

Synthetic binders could help designers create more aesthetically pleasing roadways.

Keeping Traffic on the Right Side of the Road

by Gary Stasburg and Lisa Crist Crawley

North Carolina saved lives by installing cable barriers on freeways where the median width is less than 21 meters (70 feet).

Evaluating the Field Performance of Asphalt Mixtures In the Lab

by Leslie Ann Myers and John D'Angelo

FHWA is assessing the Simple Performance Tester to determine its effectiveness for use in the field.

Signs Show the Way to Cost-Effective Rural Safety

by Gib Peaslee

A county in California recently showcased a low-cost and successful program for saving lives on secondary roads.




Federal Highway Administration | 1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE | Washington, DC 20590 | 202-366-4000
Turner-Fairbank Highway Research Center | 6300 Georgetown Pike | McLean, VA | 22101