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Publication Number:  FHWA-HRT-16-003     Date:  March/April 2016
Publication Number: FHWA-HRT-16-003
Issue No: Vol. 79 No. 5
Date: March/April 2016



Toward More Flexible Design

by Elizabeth Hilton and Dan Goodman

The controlling criteria for highways are undergoing a makeover to provide engineers with greater flexibility to create best-fit solutions.

Environmental Justice: The New Normal for Transportation

by Brenda C. Kragh, Carolyn Nelson, and Candace Groudine

FHWA underscores the importance of EJ within the decisionmaking process.

The World of Tomorrow Is Today

by Steven Lottes, Kornel Kerenyi, and Cezary Bojanowski

High-performance computing is helping pave the way to the bridges of the future. Read on for the straight skinny from FHWA’s Hydraulics Research Program.

Spotlighting Speed Feedback Signs

by Abdul Zineddin, Shauna Hallmark, Omar Smadi, and Neal Hawkins

An FHWA study links dynamic messages to a reduction in roadway departures on two-lane rural curves that have high crash histories.

The Evolution of Geometric Design

by Brooke Struve, Mark Doctor, Deanna Maifield, and Clayton Chen

Enhanced guidelines, analysis tools, and decisionmaking approaches are driving the latest innovations available to transportation professionals.



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