June 4, 2020
  • 5:05 pm House T&I Releases Five-Year $494B Surface Transportation Bill
  • 1:06 pm COVID-19 Will Create Long-Term Impact on State DOT Revenues
  • 12:58 pm States Fine-Tune Performance Targets for Highway Safety
  • 12:54 pm TRB Looks at How Transportation May Change Due to COVID-19
  • 12:50 pm Paper Extols Virtues of ITS for Reducing Traffic Congestion

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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The BATIC Institute: An AASHTO Center for Excellence will host an hour-long webinar on September 18 from 1:00 to 2:00 p.m. EST exploring how state departments of transportation are using advance construction or AC funding techniques to assist them in moving programs or specific projects forward. [The video below from the Federal Highway Administration explains how the advance […]

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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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