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 issued a series of 2020 interim revisions for its Guide Design Specifications for Bridge Temporary Works, 2nd Edition. [Above photo by Jake Daniels for the Nebraska DOT.] Those interim revisions aim to simplify the “wind provisions” for temporary bridge works used in the construction of […]

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U.S. Department of Secretary Elaine Chao (seen above) will deliver the keynote address and the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials 20019 annual meeting on Tuesday October 8. Additional speakers during the October 8 plenary session at the organization’s annual meeting include Missouri Governor Michael Parson (R) and Don Butler, executive director for […]

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To celebrate the release of the fall 2019 edition of its Publications Catalog, the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials is offering a one-time 20 percent discount. To take advantage of this special one-time discount, use promo code B79C-E578-95F2-4F63 when placing an order online at the AASHTO Store by November 1. Several of […]

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The National Operations Center of Excellence’s second annual Transportation Systems Management and Operations or TSMO awards competition is now open for entries, with October 11 at midnight the deadline for submissions. For more information on the awards and how to submit an entry, visit https://transportationops.org/tsmoaward. [Above photo left to right: NOCoE’s Patrick Son; Brent Cain, […]

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In support of the American Institute of Steel Construction’s “Steel Day 2019” celebration, the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials is offering a 20 percent discount on all of its Bridges and Structures technical standards and publications for an entire week – from September 27 through October 4. [Above photo by the Virginia […]

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The BATIC Institute: An AASHTO Center for Excellence will host an hour-long webinar on October 16 from 2:00 to 3:00 p.m. EST to explore the “common themes” within transportation infrastructure funding/financing efforts enacted or proposed by state legislatures across the country. State officials – including Scott Bennett, director of the Arkansas Department of Transportation, who also serves […]

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The October 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 interim 2020 revisions for the Fourth Edition of its LRFD Bridge Construction Specifications. All of the items […]

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The American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials is now accepting nominations from all of its member state DOTs for its 2020 Transportation Management Fellowship program. This one-year fellowship provides mid-level transportation professionals with roughly eight to 15 years of experience with the opportunity to interact with engineers, policy-makers, and other transportation professionals from […]

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The American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials has appointed retired Major General Luke Reiner – tapped to be director of the Wyoming Department of Transportation on February 20 – to serve a two-year term as chair of its Special Committee on Freight. [Above photo by First Lt. Christian Venhuizen, Wyoming National Guard.] Reiner […]

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The American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials, an equal opportunity employer, is currently seeking to hire a program manager for technical and policy activities related to freight transportation at its Washington, D.C., headquarters. Under the supervision of AASHTO’s program director for multimodal transportation, the program manager for freight monitors, gathers, synthesizes, and communicates […]

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