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Publication Number:  FHWA-HRT-11-003    Date:  March/April 2011
Publication Number: FHWA-HRT-11-003
Issue No: Vol. 74 No. 5
Date: March/April 2011



A Majestic Showcase

by Doug Hecox

The new Hoover Dam bridge reaffirms that American engineering can build great infrastructure despite the current economic challenges.

Street Design: Part 2 - Sustainable Streets

by David J. Carlson, Ellen Greenberg, and Morgan Kanninen

Road projects around the country are demonstrating that they can deliver livability and environmental benefits while achieving mobility and safety objectives.

Evaluating Pedestrian Safety Countermeasures

by Tamara Redmon

Researchers in Las Vegas, Miami, and San Francisco studied the effectiveness of tailored approaches to reducing pedestrian crashes.

From "Carmageddon" to Complete Success

by Linda Wilson

The reconstruction of St. Louis’ Interstate 64 went from disaster to victory, thanks to innovative procurement, regional partnerships, and award-winning public outreach.

Prizing Excellence

by Brooke Struve and Tim Breen

In FHWA’s latest highway design competition, 10 projects embody the innovative spirit of the U.S. transportation community.




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