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Publication Number:  FHWA-HRT-09-003    Date:  Mar/Apr 2009
Publication Number: FHWA-HRT-09-003
Issue No: Vol. 72 No. 5
Date: Mar/Apr 2009



Revisiting the TEA-21 Reauthorization: Extensions And Delays

by John Haifley, Ben Hawkinson, and Jeff Price

The recurring extensions avoided shutdowns of highway projects but disrupted the stream of stable Federal transportation funding.

Building Lightly On the Land

by Amit Armstrong, H. Gabriella Armstrong, and Kenna J. Smith

FHWA's Federal Lands Highway Program creates a safe and effective transportation system for public lands.

Maximizing Transportation Investments: Collaborative Fraud Prevention And Outreach

by Barbara L. Barnet and Monica E. Russell

A series of national conferences cosponsored by USDOT and AASHTO aims to educate transportation professionals on ways to strengthen programs against fraud.

Congestion Pricing With Lane Reconfigurations To Add Highway Capacity

by Patrick DeCorla-Souza

FHWA is exploring innovative ideas for combining congestion pricing and active traffic management to expand highway capacity.

Low-Cost Safety Improvements For Horizontal Curves

by Cathy Satterfield, Hugh W. McGee, and Fred R. Hanscom

A new FHWA publication highlights proven, cost-effective treatments that help reduce run-off-road and roadway departure crashes on rural roads.

Designing Excellence

by Brooke Struve and Tim Breen

In FHWA's latest highway design competition, 12 projects pointed to better ways of building roads and bridges.




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