July 14, 2020
  • 9:19 am Caltrans Announces Statewide Plan to Increase Walking, Bicycling
  • 12:28 pm Tennessee DOT Celebrates Completion of I-440 Project
  • 12:27 pm New Iowa Highway Safety Campaign Focuses on Moms, Moms-to-Be
  • 12:25 pm SCDOT Enhances 511 Traveler Information System
  • 12:23 pm New Guardrail Repair Strategy Generates Savings for Georgia DOT
 

The American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials named Kristina Swallow (seen above), director of the Nevada Department of Transportation, to serve as the chair of its Committee on Planning for a two-year term. A 25-year veteran of the civil engineering industry, Swallow served as the president of the American Society of Civil Engineers […]

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The National Operations Center of Excellence will be publishing 38 transportation systems management and operations or TSMO-focused case studies over the next several months, including studies of 16 different state departments of transportation TSMO projects as well as those of 10 different city, county, and regional transportation agencies. NOCoE – a partnership of the American […]

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The American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials recently unveiled its 38th Survey of State Funding for Public Transportation, which provides a snapshot of state-by-state public transportation investments as well as how state departments of transportation utilize funding and tax mechanisms to support both transit operations and capital projects. [Above photo by the Missouri […]

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The American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials recently released the 9th edition of its LRFD Bridge Design Specifications guide, which employs the load and resistance factor design or LRFD methodology in the design, evaluation, and rehabilitation of bridges. AASHTO noted that this 9th edition replaces the 8th edition – published in 2017 – […]

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The American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials recently appointed David Jung-Hwi Lee and Cynthia Smith to serve four-year terms as Regional 2 members of its Special Committee on Research and Innovation. Lee is assistant director for the long range planning division at the Tennessee Department of Transportation. A college of engineering graduate from […]

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The American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials has released a new 10th edition of its Guide Specifications for Highway Construction. Developed by the AASHTO Committee on Construction, it offers guidance for developing transportation project contract specifications and is considered the national standard for best practices in highway and road construction. AASHTO noted that […]

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In recognition of the Earth Day’s 50th anniversary, the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials is releasing a two-part series entitled Recycling, Transportation and You. Produced by Transportation TV, this series highlights how state departments of transportation play a major role in recycling asphalt pavement – long considered to be the most recycled […]

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The American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials appointed Cheryl Ball (seen above) – the waterways and freight administrator for the Missouri Department of Transportation – to a two-year term as vice chair of the Council on Water Transportation on April 13, effective immediately. [Above photo by MoDOT.] A civil engineering graduate from Missouri […]

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The National Operations Center of Excellence (NOCoE) – a partnership of the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials, the Institute for Transportation Engineers, and ITS America, with support from the Federal Highway Administration – plans to share more Transportation Systems Management and Operations or TSMO knowledge via a brand new series of six webinars. […]

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The American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials has released the first of three 2020 updates to its Standard Specifications for Transportation Materials and Methods of Sampling and Testing, 40th Edition, commonly referred to as the “Materials Standards” guide. The Materials Standards guide contains specifications, test methods, and provisional standards commonly used in the […]

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