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Publication Number:      Date:  Spring 1997
Issue No: Vol. 60 No. 4
Date: Spring 1997



CMCRA: Where the Tire Meets the Road

by Dr. Brian Chollar and Dr. Mohammed Memon

New chemically modified crumb rubber asphalt eliminates many previous problems with use of crumb rubber in pavements

Highway Statistics

by Mary K. Teets

For 51 years, the Federal Highway Administration has been publishing Highway Statistics, an exhaustive database of U.S. highway statistical information

ATMS Human Factors Experiments Produce Design Guidelines

by Nazemeh Sobhi and Michael J. Kelly

The design of concepts, controls, and computer displays for Advanced Traffic Management Systems affect operator efficiency.

New Inventions and Patents

Three researchers at the Turner-Fairbank Highway Research Center are recognized for their new inventions and patents.

Park Project Is a Paragon of Partnership

by Kevin M. Mentz, Eric Worrell, and F. Dave Zanetell

A rapid-coordinated, and cooperative response to a natural disaster averts an economic crisis in the area around Zion National Park.

High-Performance Materials: A Step Toward Sustainable Transportation

by Susan Lane, Eric Munley, William Wright, Marcia Simon, and James D. Cooper

High-performance materials promise a stronger, more durable transportation infrastructure.

FHWA's Applied Highway Infrastructure Program on Composite Materials

by Martin W. Hargrave, Eric Munley, and Thomas Pasko

FHWA has designated composite materials research area as a high-priority research.

Building the Bridge to the 21st Century With...Aluminum?

by William Wright

Aluminum offers the potential of long-term savings in new construction and of substantial savings and less traffic delay in bridge deck replacement.

High-Performance Steel: Research to Practice

by William Wright

High-performance steel possesses superior weldability and toughness compared to conventional steels in the same length.

Structural Monitoring With GPS

by Keith Duff and Michael Hyzak

Recent advances in GPS technology make it a cost-effective structural deformation monitoring tool to inspect bridge and safety performance.



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