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-08-006    Date:  Sept/Oct 2008
Publication Number: FHWA-HRT-08-006
Issue No: Vol. 72 No. 2
Date: Sept/Oct 2008



Steel Versus GFRP Rebars?

by Roger H. L. Chen, Jeong-Hoon Choi, Hota V. GangaRao, and Peter A. Kopac

Field studies show that glass fiber-reinforced polymer offers a low life-cycle cost option for reinforcement in concrete pavements.

Gearing Up for SafeTrip-21

by Ellen Bell, Michael Dinning, Michael Kay, Gary Ritter, John C. Smith, and Sian Steward

RITA is promoting technology solutions for improving transportation safety and reducing congestion.

The Ongoing Evolution of FRP Bridges

by Jim Williams

In a research project on new hybrid structural construction, Texas explored the viability of custom fiber-reinforced polymer beams.

Applying AQS In the Highway Industry

by Alberto Miron, Richard B. Rogers, and Peter A. Kopac

The advanced quality system offers promise for improving pavement quality while helping agencies finish paving projects on time and within budget.

Using Supercomputers to Determine Bridge Loads

by Kornel Kerenyi, Tanju Sofu, and Junke Guo

FHWA and the Argonne National Laboratory are using multidimensional programs to study hydrodynamic forces on flooded bridge decks.



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