November 13, 2019
  • 2:34 pm Committee Leadership Comes into Focus for 116th Congress
  • 2:22 pm Interstate System Report Calls for More Funding, Tolling, VMT Fees, and Cybersecurity
  • 2:15 pm In Memoriam: President George H. W. Bush, ISTEA, and Transportation
  • 1:56 pm Growth Projected for Transportation Projects, but Costs a Challenge
  • 1:35 pm FAA Reshuffles Executives, Plans Drone Identification Rulemaking in Spring 2019
  • 1:28 pm Predictive Technology Helps Reduce Crashes on I-15 Corridor in Las Vegas
  • 1:14 pm Video Report: MoDOT Produces Multi-Lingual Safety Message
  • 1:11 pm PennDOT Nears Completion of Rapid Bridge Replacement Project
  • 1:08 pm Infrastructure Grants Awarded to “Smaller” South Dakota Communities
  • 2:17 pm FHWA to Release Proposed Bridge Inspection Revisions
  • 2:15 pm Rescission Funding Cuts May Go Deeper Than Expected
  • 2:13 pm NTSB Hearing Seeks Bicycle, Pedestrian Safety Improvements
  • 2:09 pm ARTBA Report Highlights Results of Transportation Ballot Measures
  • 2:06 pm Video: Winners of the 2019 America’s Transportation Awards

The November installment of the monthly video series compiled by AASHTO Publications – in conjunction with Transportation TV – provides a nearly two-minute update on recent American Association of State Highway and Transportation book releases and news. The highlight for this month is the publication of new guidelines for steel bridge fabrication jointly published by […]

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The American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials and the National Steel Bridge Alliance recently released a new set of guidelines for steel bridge fabrication. The Steel Bridge Fabrication QC/QA Guidelines, G4.1, supersede existing S4.1 guidelines and provide information complementary to applicable welding codes and American Institute of Steel Construction or AISC standards. They […]

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The American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials has releases a request for proposals (RFP) to complete the development and delivery of the first release of its AASHTOWare Bridge Design-Rating software system – known as BrDR 7.0 – along with providing ongoing maintenance, support, and enhancements for the entire AASHTOWare Bridge Design-Rating product suite. […]

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The American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials has issued a series of 2020 interim revisions for its Guide Design Specifications for Bridge Temporary Works, 2nd Edition. [Above photo by Jake Daniels for the Nebraska DOT.] Those interim revisions aim to simplify the “wind provisions” for temporary bridge works used in the construction of […]

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U.S. Department of Secretary Elaine Chao (seen above) will deliver the keynote address and the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials 20019 annual meeting on Tuesday October 8. Additional speakers during the October 8 plenary session at the organization’s annual meeting include Missouri Governor Michael Parson (R) and Don Butler, executive director for […]

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To celebrate the release of the fall 2019 edition of its Publications Catalog, the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials is offering a one-time 20 percent discount. To take advantage of this special one-time discount, use promo code B79C-E578-95F2-4F63 when placing an order online at the AASHTO Store by November 1. Several of […]

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The National Operations Center of Excellence’s second annual Transportation Systems Management and Operations or TSMO awards competition is now open for entries, with October 11 at midnight the deadline for submissions. For more information on the awards and how to submit an entry, visit https://transportationops.org/tsmoaward. [Above photo left to right: NOCoE’s Patrick Son; Brent Cain, […]

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In support of the American Institute of Steel Construction’s “Steel Day 2019” celebration, the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials is offering a 20 percent discount on all of its Bridges and Structures technical standards and publications for an entire week – from September 27 through October 4. [Above photo by the Virginia […]

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The BATIC Institute: An AASHTO Center for Excellence will host an hour-long webinar on October 16 from 2:00 to 3:00 p.m. EST to explore the “common themes” within transportation infrastructure funding/financing efforts enacted or proposed by state legislatures across the country. State officials – including Scott Bennett, director of the Arkansas Department of Transportation, who also serves […]

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The October installment of the monthly video series compiled by AASHTO Publications – in conjunction with Transportation TV – provides a nearly two-minute update on recent American Association of State Highway and Transportation book releases and news, including interim 2020 revisions for the Fourth Edition of its LRFD Bridge Construction Specifications. All of the items […]

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