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Publication Number:  FHWA-HRT-05-005    Date:  May/June 2005
Publication Number: FHWA-HRT-05-005
Issue No: Vol. 68 No. 6
Date: May/June 2005



Where the Wildlife Meet the Road

by Alex Levy

Participants in a 2001 European scan tour are breaking new ground in mitigating the impacts of highways on wildlife.

On the Road to Safer Roads

by Erin Kenley

South Dakota completes a realistic and attainable strategic plan for reducing highway fatalities.

A Look at Transportation Forensics

by Clay Ormsby and Rongtang Liu

Researchers demonstrate uses for a scanning electron microscope in highway-related applications.

Best of the Best

by B. F. Templeton

These transportation teams won NPHQ awards for innovations, practices, and teamwork that are making a difference in highway quality.

Route 17 — The Four Decade Project

by Sande Snead

After almost 40 years of project gridlock and many starts and stops, a road in Virginia's Great Dismal Swamp is nearing completion.

Protecting New York City's Bridge Assets

by Mo Sharif

The city of New York is preserving its historic East River Bridges through a successful collaboration with Federal and State agencies.

Improving Travel Models Through Peer Review

by Michael Culp and Esther J. Lee

These FHWA panels are helping States and metropolitan areas refine their travel demand models to enhance transportation decisionmaking.

Dispelling Highway Construction Myths

by Peter A. Kopac

Examining a few commonly believed half-truths may help materials, structural, and pavements engineers develop sound and effective quality assurance programs.

Resisting Corrosion

by Seung-Kyoung Lee, Paul D. Krauss, and Y. Paul Virmani

Epoxy-coated reinforcing steel bars demonstrate long-term performance in heavily salt-contaminated concrete.

The End of the Tollbooth?

by Evelio Suarez and Keven Hoeflich

Florida is testing a prototype installation of open-road tolling technology for future deployment.




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