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Federal Highway Administration > Publications > Public Roads > Vol. 74 · No. 6 > Articles

May/June 2011
Vol. 74 · No. 6

Publication Number: FHWA-HRT-11-004


Masters of Information

by Jennifer Boteler

In today's ever-expanding universe of knowledge, transportation libraries can help researchers find what they need to make sound decisions.

Mississippi's Recovery

by Donald Davis and Norah Davis

With two major bridges destroyed and $1 billion in infrastructure damages, restoring safety and mobility was both a challenge and an emotional journey for the division office.

Safety Strategies Study

by Ann H. Do, Kay Fitzpatrick, Susan T. Chrysler, Jim Shurbutt, William W. Hunter, and Shawn Turner

Findings from recent FHWA research point to effective medium- and low-cost engineering countermeasures for helping reduce fatalities and injuries among pedestrians and bicyclists.

Hazard Mitigation R&D Series: Article 5—Securing the Nation's Bridges

by Sheila Rimal Duwadi and Eric Munley

FHWA is conducting R&D to protect transportation infrastructure from human-induced threats.

A City's Signature Centerpiece

by Jessica Hekter and Leslie Fletcher

A one-of-a-kind curved pedestrian bridge drew attention to a downtown waterfall and capped off the rebirth of Greenville, SC, into an exemplary livable community.

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