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Publication Number:  FHWA-HRT-07-001    Date:  November/December 2006
Publication Number: FHWA-HRT-07-001
Issue No: Vol. 70 No. 3
Date: November/December 2006



Get In, Stay In, Get Out, Stay Out

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.

A Noteworthy Year

by Richard F. Weingroff

The Golden Anniversary of the Eisenhower Interstate System was just one of several significant anniversaries in highway history in 2006.

Cambridge Plans a Livable Community

by Jeff Parenti

A major principle guiding transportation planning in this Massachusetts city is safety for pedestrians and bicyclists.

Saving a National Treasure

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.

RSAs for Safety

by Louisa Ward

Transportation professionals employ audits to scrutinize roadways for safety issues—and reduce crashes, injuries, fatalities, and costs in the process.

Crisis Response

by Greg Wolf

Federal aid helps States repair roads damaged by hurricanes and other natural disasters.

On the Way to Greener Highways

by Marlys Osterhues

A new public-private partnership promotes environmental stewardship while fostering innovative streamlining and market-based approaches to meeting transportation needs.



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