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|Publication Number: FHWA-HRT-14-005 Date: July/August 2014|
Publication Number: FHWA-HRT-14-005
Issue No: Vol. 78 No. 1
Date: July/August 2014
by Roya Amjadi, David Merritt, and James Sherwood
In a performance study, 17 States collaborated with FHWA to determine how to increase pavement friction through low- or no-cost surface treatments. Check out the results.
by Greg A. Kolle
The opening of the San Francisco–Oakland Bay Bridge on Labor Day 2013 marked the symbolic end of a long and challenging journey.
by Tamara Redmon
FHWA helps State and local agencies take the guesswork out of maintaining sidewalks, walkways, and crosswalks.
by Tiffany Julien and Nicholas Kehoe
Advisory committees are bringing public and private stakeholders to the table to boost the movement of goods. Just in time, because freight tonnage is expected to increase by 62 percent by 2040.
by Dennis L. Rubin and Kimberly C. Vásconez
An FHWA training course and partner efforts promise to help mitigate risks to firefighters and other first responders. The goal? Reduce, and ultimately eliminate, their roadway fatalities.