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Federal Highway Administration Research and Technology
Coordinating, Developing, and Delivering Highway Transportation Innovations

 
FACT SHEET
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Publication Number:  FHWA-HRT-17-056    Date:  August 2017
Publication Number: FHWA-HRT-17-056
Date: August 2017

 

Infrastructure Research and Development

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The Office of Infrastructure Research and Development (R&D) conducts and administers infrastructure R&D programs and projects for the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) that address problems of national priority within the U.S. highway system. This work directly supports the goals and mission of the U.S. Department of Transportation and the FHWA Strategic Plan.(1,2)

Goals

FHWA’s Office of Infrastructure R&D conducts research to develop knowledge, guidelines, analytical and physical tools, and test methods and procedures addressing the following FHWA Infrastructure Research and Technology Objectives:

In addition, the office provides specialized technical assistance to address infrastructure issues of national importance requiring research capabilities and technical expertise uniquely available within the Office of Infrastructure R&D.

 

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