December 9, 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
  • 1:00 pm AASHTO Highlights Safety, Formula Funding at Freight System Hearing
  • 12:53 pm FCC’s 5.9 GHz Reallocation Plan Debated at House Hearing
  • 12:46 pm Lack of Reauthorization Could Imperil Future Transportation Infrastructure Spending
  • 12:42 pm USDOT Releases ‘Rule for Rules,’ Codifying Reforms
  • 12:39 pm FTA Awards $423M in Transit Infrastructure Grants

The American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials has appointed Mark Lowe, director of the Iowa Department of Transportation, as the chair of the Special Committee on Research and Innovation for a two-year term. AASHTO also reappointed the chairs of eight other committees as well. Appointed Iowa DOT’s director on May 26, 2017, Lowe […]

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Three state departments of transportation and the Houston Transtar traffic management consortium took home top honors in the second annual National Operations Center of Excellence (NOCoE) Transportation Systems Management and Operations or TSMO awards competition. The North Carolina Department of Transportation won for its “Statewide Central Signal System Initiative” in the Agency Improvement: Use of […]

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The American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials’ Transportation Communications Committee (known as TransComm) will hold a webinar on Thursday, December 5, from 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm ET on how to effectively communicate during winter weather situations. [Above photo by the Utah Department of Transportation.] The webinar will give state department of transportation […]

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The American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials is asking AASHTO Journal readers to help evaluate the quality of AASHTO’s communications by completing the 2019 Communications Survey, which can be accessed by clicking here. This annual poll tracks trends in AASHTO’s communication outreach efforts, examining those print and digital channels used by the organization […]

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The American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials and the National Steel Bridge Alliance are jointly publishing a new steel bridge guide specification; one developed to establish and define the minimum requirements for the transportation, handling, and erection of steel bridge components as well as the quality and value in the completed bridge structure. […]

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Recently, the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials Center for Environmental Excellence – in collaboration with the Federal Highway Administration and the Association Metropolitan Planning Organizations – conducted a peer exchange on Environmental Justice Analysis Strategies at the 2019 AMPO Annual Conference. [Above photo by the Arkansas Department of Transportation.] That session provided […]

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The American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials is asking AASHTO Journal readers to help evaluate the quality of AASHTO’s communications by completing the 2019 Communications Survey, which can be accessed by clicking here. [Above photo by Rentvine.] This annual poll tracks trends in AASHTO’s communication outreach efforts, examining those print and digital channels […]

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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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