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|Publication Number: FHWA-HRT-2006-001 Date: November/December 2006|
Publication Number: FHWA-HRT-2006-001
Issue No: Vol. 70 No. 3
Date: November/December 2006
by Vasant Mistry and Al Mangus
An ABC solution—prefabrication—offers a faster, cheaper way to build new bridges for addressing the deterioration of some U.S. spans.
by Richard F. Weingroff
The Golden Anniversary of the Eisenhower Interstate System was just one of several significant anniversaries in highway history in 2006.
by Jeff Parenti
A major principle guiding transportation planning in this Massachusetts city is safety for pedestrians and bicyclists.
by Amy Vanderbilt and Steve Moler
FHWA and the National Park Service embark on a monumental restoration of Montana's historic Going-to-the-Sun Road.
by Louisa Ward
Transportation professionals employ audits to scrutinize roadways for safety issues—and reduce crashes, injuries, fatalities, and costs in the process.
by Greg Wolf
Federal aid helps States repair roads damaged by hurricanes and other natural disasters.
by Marlys Osterhues
A new public-private partnership promotes environmental stewardship while fostering innovative streamlining and market-based approaches to meeting transportation needs.