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Federal Highway Administration > Publications > Public Roads > Vol. 69 · No. 4 > Articles

Jan/Feb 2006
Vol. 69 · No. 4

Publication Number: FHWA-HRT-2006-002


The Year of the Interstate

by Richard F. Weingroff

In 2006, the 50th anniversary of "the greatest public works project in history" calls for a celebration-and an appeal for a searching look at the future of transportation.

Financing Megaprojects

by J. Richard Capka

States are trying new funding techniques to help cover the costs of major highway projects.

Rule on Work Zone Safety and Mobility

by Tracy Scriba and Jennifer Seplow

FHWA and States offer guidance and share best practices to facilitate implementation of the regulation.

The Older Driver Comes of Age

by Thomas M. Granda and Shirley Thompson

As the senior citizen population increases, activities around the country are addressing transportation and mobility challenges.

Mimicking Mother Nature

by Megan Hall and Steve Moler

Washington State constructed an engineered logjam to help safeguard a vital roadway from chronic flooding and at the same time improved fish habitat.

Improving Freight Transportation

by Joanne Sedor

Industry leaders help define the role of a State-level coordinator.

Energy Losses in Storm Drain Access Holes

by Kornel Kerenyi and J. Sterling Jones

FHWA studies new techniques that may be used to estimate head losses through manholes.

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