October 17, 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
  • 1:02 pm USDOT Secretary Chao Announces New Rural Infrastructure Focus
  • 1:01 pm Transportation Safety, Funding Will Be Emphasis Areas for New AASHTO President
  • 1:00 pm Highway Rights-of-Way May Be Key for Developing Hyperloop
  • 12:59 pm Missouri Governor Calls for ‘Bold’ Transportation Solutions
  • 12:58 pm AAA Says Pedestrian Detection Systems ‘Perform Inconsistently’

The American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials released interim 2020 revisions for the Fourth Edition of its AASHTO LRFD Bridge Construction Specifications. The revisions provide more information on Ultrasonic Impact Treatment or UIT systems, soil nails, and static stand-wedge performance tests to reflect current research. That includes revised information on horizontal drains and […]

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The American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials seeks to hire a project manager to help lead the cooperative development of multiple computer software projects, as well as supervise the AASHTOWare® software products resulting from those projects. The position is located at the organization’s Washington, D.C., headquarters. AASHTO – an equal opportunity employer – […]

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The September 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 new free interim updates for two bridge publications. September featured the release of the 2020 Interim Revisions […]

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The annual meeting of the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials will take place in St. Louis October 5-9 and registration remains open. The meeting will feature a range of sessions touching on everything from how to support infrastructure deployments in support of automated transportation initiatives to the use of new financing and […]

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The American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials appointed Kevin Thibault (seen above), secretary of the Florida Department of Transportation, to a two-year term as chair of its Council on Water Transportation. That council has also created a new steering committee in April to provide input on policy, research, technical, and educational issues, as […]

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The American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials appointed Ed Sniffen, deputy director for highways at the Hawaii Department of Transportation (seen above at right), to a two-year term as chair of its Committee on Transportation System Security and Resilience – which will be holding its annual meeting August 27-29 in Jackson, Wyoming. The […]

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Michael Bryant, director of the civil rights division at the Texas Department of Transportation, has been appointed to a two-year term as vice chair of the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials Committee on Civil Rights. Originally from Washington, D.C., Bryant moved to Austin with his family in 1978. He is an alumnus […]

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Richard Price, associate program manager for transit policy and technical services for the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials, recently penned a column highlighting the importance of completing Public Transportation Agency Safety Plans or PTASPs required by the Federal Transit Administration by July 20 next year. “Why the hurry? Well, to complete these […]

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The American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials just released the last of three 2019 updates for its Standard Specifications for Transportation Materials and Methods of Sampling and Testing and AASHTO Provisional Standards reference compendium on July 31 – a publication typically referred to as the “Materials Standards” guide. [Above photo by the Arizona Department of […]

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This is the second installment in a new monthly video series compiled by AASHTO Publications – in conjunction with Transportation TV – that provides a roughly two-minute update on recent American Association of State Highway and Transportation book releases and news. Included in this month’s video are highlights of the seventh edition of the AASHTO […]

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