January 15, 2021
  • 12:03 pm Infrastructure Investment Key to Economic Recovery, Groups Say
  • 12:00 pm GHSA Finds Uptick in Traffic Fatality Rate ‘Troubling’
  • 11:56 am AASHTO Expresses Concern over FCC’s 4.9 GHz Plan
  • 11:54 am State DOT Reports Highlight Importance of Airport Investment
  • 11:49 am USDOT Issues Highway/Rail Crossing Safety Grants
 

The American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials Committee on Data Management & Analytics recently published the first in a new series of monthly newsletters to highlight how investing in data management research provides more “tools in the toolbox” to help improve transportation system management. “Without investing our time and resources into research, we […]

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The weekly newsletter published by the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials Committee on Planning is highlighting some of the key issues an online roundtable of state department of transportation executives will discuss on January 25. AASHTO’s Committee on Planning addresses all aspects of the transportation planning process including federal regulations, current industry […]

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The American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials has published a new fabricated structural steel guidebook in collaboration with the National Steel Bridge Alliance. Entitled Shop Detail Drawing Review/Approval Guidelines for Fabricated Structural Steel, G1.1-2020, it presents guidelines on the preparation, review, and approval of bridge fabrication shop detail drawings and is intended for […]

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The American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials recently released the second edition of its Transportation Asset Management Guide: A Focus on Implementation. AASHTO said the purpose of this 324-page guide is to further the understanding of asset management techniques and advance its practices among transportation agencies. The guide also aims to encourage transportation […]

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The American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials has appointed three new chairs for three of its committees and a vice chair for the Council on Aviation. Diane Gutierrez-Scaccetti, commissioner of the New Jersey Department of Transportation, will serves as chair of AASHTO’s Committee on Transportation Communications – known as TransComm – for a […]

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The National Operations Center for Excellence or NOCoE – a partnership of the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials, the Institute for Transportation Engineers, and the Intelligent Transportation Society of America, with support from the Federal Highway Administration – issued a “products and service” survey to help guide development of future offerings. The […]

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The American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials Council on Public Transportation and MTAP 2020 Winter Meeting is switching to a virtual format. The meeting’s virtual forum, using Zoom, will allow members to participate remotely over the course of four days – December 8, 10, and 15-16 – with a more relaxed agenda. The […]

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The publications division of the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials recently issued a new reference guide for the preservation of historic bridges. Entitled Historic Bridge Preservation Guide, 1st Edition, AASHTO’s newest publication provides in-depth details on the preservation and rehabilitation of both fixed and movable historic highway bridges. It aims to familiarize engineers […]

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The publications division of the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials recently released a new publication: 2020 Interim Revisions to the Manual for Bridge Evaluation, 3rd Edition. The 102-page interim revisions guide adds an alternate method to determine the nominal shear resistance of a stiffened web end panel in Section 6 and reflect updated […]

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The American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials, an equal opportunity employer, is currently seeking to hire a multimedia producer for its communications team at its Washington, D.C., headquarters. The multimedia producer will play a key role in helping AASHTO create, write, produce and edit video content for websites, social media platforms, webinars and […]

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