October 7, 2022
  • 12:58 pm States Grappling with Impact of Hurricane Ian
  • 12:50 pm FHWA Finishes EV Charging Infrastructure Plan Approvals
  • 12:44 pm AASHTO Comments on ‘Buy America’ EV-Focused Waiver
  • 12:42 pm FHWA Issues Hurricane Fiona ER Funds to Puerto Rico
  • 12:38 pm Study: Transportation “Insecurity” Increasing Among Americans

The American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials is planning to expand the availability of the data generated by its National Transportation Product Evaluation Program or NTPEP. [Above image by AASHTO] NTPEP combines the professional and physical resources of AASHTO’s member departments to evaluate materials, products, and devices of common interest for use in […]

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The AASHTO re:source podcast recently interviewed Professor Atorod Azizinamini from Florida International University about designing for service life rather than just strength and how ultra-high performance concrete (UHPC) can improve resiliency and bridge construction processes. [Above image via AASHTO re:source] AASHTO re:source – which launched this podcast series in September 2020 – is part of the engineering and technical […]

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The American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials – an equal opportunity employer – seeks to hire a program manager for freight; a full-time position located at the organization’s Washington, D.C., headquarters. [Above photo by AASHTO] The program manager for freight manages technical and policy activities related to freight transportation, under the supervision of […]

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The American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials recently published Manual on Subsurface Investigations, 2nd Edition, which supersedes the first edition issued in 1988. [Above graphic by AASHTO] This manual describes the elements, considerations, investigation tools and techniques, and reporting requirements for geotechnical subsurface investigations for transportation facilities, AASHTO explained. This second edition features […]

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The Committee on Transportation System Operations or CTSO of the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials recently highlighted several major challenges facing the transportation sector in the near future at its annual meeting. [Above photo by AASHTO] Held in Scottsdale, AZ, September 6-9 in person for the first time in three years, the […]

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The National Operations Center for Excellence or NOCoE recently named the winners of its 2022 Transportation Systems Management and Operations or TSMO Awards. NOCoE made the announcement during the annual meeting of the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials Committee on Transportation System Operations. [Above photo by AASHTO] NOCoE – a partnership between […]

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The Steel Bridge Task Force recently established the Alexander D. Wilson Memorial Award to recognize individuals who have made significant industry contributions to the steel bridge industry. Dean Krouse (seen above) – a Pennsylvania-based metallurgical consultant and Bethlehem Steel Company veteran – is the first winner of this annual award. [Above photo by AISI] Formed […]

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The American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials has appointed Stephen Kirk – chief internal auditor and director of the office of internal audit for the Illinois Department of Transportation – to a two-year term as chair of the Committee on Internal and External Audit. He previously served as the committee’s vice chair. [Above […]

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The American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials recently released the 42nd edition of its “Standard Specifications for Transportation Materials and Methods of Sampling and Testing, and AASHTO Provisional Standards,” commonly referred to as the “Materials Standards” publication. [Above image by AASHTO] Developed by the organization’s Committee on Materials and Pavements, the Materials Standards guide […]

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The American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials recently released Maintenance Guidelines for Steel Bridges to Address Fatigue Cracking and Details at Risk of Constraint-Induced Fracture, G14.1-2021 – a joint publication between AASHTO and the National Steel Bridge Alliance. [Above graphic by AASHTO] This publication provides guidelines for the maintenance actions to address fatigue […]

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