November 21, 2018
  • 1:20 pm NTSB Investigation Blames ‘Design Errors’ for FIU Pedestrian Bridge Collapse
  • 1:19 pm GAO Issues Reports on Railroad Grade Crossing Programs, Inland Waterway Funding
  • 1:14 pm FHWA Proposed Rulemaking Would Give States ‘Greater Flexibility’ to use Proprietary or Patented Materials
  • 1:12 pm NHTSA’s King Stresses Educational Needs of Automated Vehicle Technology in Speech
  • 1:09 pm Benefits of Traffic Incident Management Highlighted During FHWA meeting

The American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials’ Resilient and Sustainable Transportation Systems technical services program is offering five webinars this December that focus on several key “resiliency” topics, from how to make highways and bridges more earthquake resistant to improve the cybersecurity defenses of state DOT information technology systems. [Above Photo by the […]

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The American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials, an equal opportunity employer, is currently seeking to hire an administrative coordinator for engineering, a position located in its Washington, D.C., headquarters. AASHTO said the administrative coordinator would entail a wide range of duties that includes providing support to its division of engineering and technical services […]

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For 11 straight years, the America’s Transportation Awards competition sponsored by the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials, Socrata (now owned by Tyler Technologies), AAA and the US Chamber of Commerce has showcased the very best transportation projects in nation. This video highlights the 2018 competition which attracted 79 project nominations from 35 […]

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An annual social media survey conducted by the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials finds that practice of using social media among state departments of transportation is “not only routine” but is now considered in many ways a “key factor” in public engagement. [Above photo by the Dept. of Defense.] However, the 2018 […]

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Chris Young, workforce development director for the Texas Department of Transportation, began a two-year term as vice chair of the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials’ Transportation Curriculum Coordination Council or TC3 on Oct. 23; a term that will officially wrap up at the end of the 2021 TC3 Annual Meeting. TC3, launched […]

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Two new publications and a publication update are now available from the new online AASHTO Store. The first is the LRFD Guide Specifications for Accelerated Bridge Construction, 1st edition. Many state departments of transportation and the Federal Highway Administration are actively promoting accelerated bridge construction or ABC to reduce traffic impacts, onsite construction time, environmental […]

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The BATIC Institute: An AASHTO Center for Excellence is hosting an hour-long webinar on Oct. 17 from 3 pm to 4 pm that explores ways that state departments of transportation and tribal governments can collaborate together better on a range of transportation projects. One of the new avenues for such “collaboration” derives from Section 202 […]

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The American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials recently released the 7th edition of its “Policy on Geometric Design of Highways and Streets” manual – commonly referred to as the “Green Book” – which is considered by many to be the pre-eminent industry guide to current highway and street design research and practices. AASHTO […]

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The Center for Environmental Excellence by AASHTO and the Federal Highway Administration are jointly hosting an hour-and-a-half Stormwater Community of Practice Web Forum on Oct. 18 from 2 pm to 3:30 pm, eastern standard time. This webinar will explore best management practices or BMP operations for state departments of transportation regarding: stormwater asset management programs; […]

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The American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials currently seeks to hire a program director for transportation finance at its Washington, D.C., headquarters Under the leadership of AASHTO’s policy director, the program director for transportation finance leads the management and operation of the organization’s BATIC Institute, which promotes effective financing and implementation of surface […]

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