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Publication Number:  FHWA-HRT-09-004    Date:  May/Jun 2009
Publication Number: FHWA-HRT-09-004
Issue No: Vol. 72 No. 6
Date: May/Jun 2009



Peering Into the Unknown

by Amit Armstrong, Roger Surdahl, and H. Gabriella Armstrong

FHWA engineers are using geophysical investigations to characterize subsurface conditions.

A Mix of Innovations Succeeds in Minnesota

by R. Kent Barnard

Public involvement, full road closure, and new technologies helped the State speed completion of a reconstruction project.

Exploring Vehicle Size and Weight Solutions

by Jodi Carson and Tom Kearney

A scan tour in Europe demonstrated a number of innovative strategies for enforcing commercial motor VSW regulations.

Using CRFs to Improve Highway Safety

by Frank Gross and Karen Yunk

Crash reduction factors help identify the countermeasures with the most potential to save lives.

Traffic Safety Education for Nonengineers

by Terance L. McNinch and Timothy K. Colling

Michigan combines workshops for engineers, local officials, and the public with hands-on assistance and analysis tools to help local agencies continue to make safety happen on local roads.



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