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Publication Number:  FHWA-HRT-21-002    Date:  Winter 2021
Publication Number: FHWA-HRT-21-002
Issue No: Vol. 84 No. 4
Date: Winter 2021



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Reducing Rural Roadway Departures: Moving FoRRRwD, Part II

by Cathy Satterfield and Richard B. Albin

FHWA's Every Day Counts initiative is taking a comprehensive approach to saving lives on rural roads.

Combating Human Trafficking

by Jihan Noizet and Shari Schaftlein

USDOT is working with partners and stakeholders across the transportation industry to put the brakes on human trafficking.

Technology to Make Signalized Intersections Safer for Pedestrians with Disabilities

by Govindarajan Vadakpat, Stephen F. Smith, Zachary B. Rubinstein, and M. Bernardine Dias

FHWA's ATTRI program is funding PedPal, a mobile app that enables pedestrians to communicate directly with signalized intersections and actively influence traffic control decisions to enhance their safety.

Improving Bridge Preservation with UHPC

by Zachary B. Haber

Ultra-high performance concrete can advance highway bridge preservation and repair to enhance durability and resiliency.

Handling Risk: FHWA's Integrated Approach

by Daniel Fodera

FHWA is working to make the organization more effective and efficient by applying an enterprise risk management framework that combines strategic planning, performance planning, and internal controls.

Evaluating Ultrasonic Techniques to Detect Bridge Weld Flaws

by Hoda Azari and Russell Kok

FHWA researchers examined phased array ultrasonic testing for performing bridge weld inspections and compared the method to the historically used technique of radiographic inspection.



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