July 6, 2022
  • 12:08 pm TRIP Report Analyzes Recent Spike in Traffic Fatalities
  • 12:01 pm Letter: Inflation Requires ‘Buy America’ Rules Adjustment
  • 11:58 am USDOT Activates ‘Reconnecting Communities’ Pilot Program
  • 11:55 am Five States Help Expand U.S. Bicycle Route System
  • 11:47 am USDOT Offers $573M for Railroad Crossing Elimination

The Illinois Department of Transportation is preparing to get six long-term transportation improvement projects worth $95 million underway in central Cook County, while readying $110 million in transit grants for disbursement. [Above photo by the Illinois DOT] “These projects represent a significant investment in central Cook County and are a big step forward in our […]

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Three North Carolina students – all from the same hometown – earned top honors in the 2021 International Aviation Art Contest. “This is truly amazing,” said Eric Boyette, secretary for the North Carolina Department of Transportation, in a statement. [Above artwork image courtesy of NCDOT] “It is a real testament to the great, home-grown talent […]

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The American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials notes that the application period for the AASHTO Executive Institute or AEI closes July 19. AEI is the last of the three Institutes to begin accepting applications under AASHTO’s new leadership development series, revamped in 2020 now provided via a new contract with the University of […]

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The publications division of the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials recently released a new pavement publication supplement for highway engineers. AASHTO’s Mechanistic-Empirical Pavement Design Guide, 3rd Edition, 2021 Supplement includes an updated top-down cracking fatigue model employing Paris’ Law of crack propagation for generating mechanistic responses. It also includes predictions for both […]

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