November 28, 2022
  • 12:10 pm AASHTO Files ‘Buy America’ Waiver Comments with USDOT
  • 12:06 pm Video: AASHTO’s Jim Tymon Talks IIJA Implementation
  • 12:00 pm States DOTs, USDOT Highlight Crash Responder Safety Week
  • 11:55 am FRA Issues ‘Priority’ Rail Project List for Northeast Corridor
  • 11:52 am AASHTO Offers Feedback on Vulnerable Road Users

The AASHTO re:source podcast recently released an episode delving into the new “aggregate gradation and gravity” section of its Proficiency Sample Program or PSP. [Above image via AASHTO re:source] AASHTO re:source – which launched this podcast series in September 2020 – is part of the engineering and technical services division of the American Association of State Highway […]

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The American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials recently released interim revisions for its Manual for Bridge Evaluation, 3rd Edition, originally published in 2018. [Above image by AASHTO] This guidebook, divided into eight sections, assists bridge owners by establishing inspection procedures and evaluation practices that meet the National Bridge Inspection Standards. Updates included in the […]

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The American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials – an equal-opportunity employer – is recruiting for several open positions at the organization’s Washington, D.C. headquarters. [Above image by AASHTO] Please visit the AASHTO Jobs Portal for more information about the following positions or click on the highlighted links: Staff Accountant: Applications accepted through October […]

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The American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials has named Jean Wallace (seen above), interim deputy commissioner and chief engineer for the Minnesota Department of Transportation, to a two-year term as vice chair of its Committee on Performance-Based Management. [Above photo by the Minnesota DOT] Performance management helps guide critical decision making for a […]

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The American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials recently released two new “Commuting in America” reports, which are free to download. [Above image by AASHTO] The first report explores the evolution of American “households” as it relates to commuting patterns. AASHTO noted that the household has been the basic unit of analysis in trip […]

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The American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials recently issued the third edition of its “Transportation Governance and Finance: A 50-State Review of State Legislatures and Departments of Transportation” publication, which is free to download. [Above image via AASHTO] Based on survey data from state DOT personnel and other transportation stakeholders, this report offers […]

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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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