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Adventure Cycling, AASHTO kick off bike route campaign

Amanda Bayhi - May 03, 2013

Adventure Cycling, AASHTO kick off bike route campaign

Adventure Cycling Association is coordinating with American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials’ (AASHTO) U.S. Bicycle Route System to host the fourth annual month-long U.S. Bicycle Route System (USBRS) fundraising campaign with the hope of raising $100,000 by the ...

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AASHTO hosts 9th annual Faces of Transportation photo contest

Amanda Bayhi - Apr 19, 2013

AASHTO hosts 9th annual Faces of Transportation photo contest

The American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials (AAASHTO) is hosting its ninth annual Faces of Transportation photography contest, which focuses on the people and projects that are making communities better and emphasizes the importance of transportation. Transportation department employees ...

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One Stop Shopping: AASHTO’s guide to state transportation funding initiatives

John Latta - Apr 18, 2013

One Stop Shopping: AASHTO’s guide to state transportation funding initiatives

Which state is doing what to fund transportation infrastructure projects? It can be hard keeping up as almost every states tries to find new money in hard times with increasing pressure from the infrastructure itself, whether it is simply aging or ...

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Special Transportation Research Board 2013 Report

Better Roads Staff - Apr 03, 2013

Special Transportation Research Board 2013 Report

‘Bio-Binder’ Green Modifiers Star at TRB   By Tom Kuennen, Contributing Editor   The emerging universe of biologically based modified asphalts got significant exposure at the 92nd annual meeting of the Transportation Research Board (TRB) in Washington, D.C. Better Roads was there. More than 11,700 ...

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AASHTO delivers online database on state transportation finances and government

John Latta - Mar 12, 2013

The American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials (AASHTO) Center for Excellence in Project Finance has released an  online database on state transportation finance and governance. Building on the existing state-by-state informational database on highway finance, the new resource is ...

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Louisiana Transportation Research Center director appointed to lead AASHTO committees

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Feb 05, 2013

Harold "Skip" Paul, P.E., director of the Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development's Louisiana Transportation Research Center, has been appointed to serve in leadership positions on two American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials (AASHTO) committees, according to a ...

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Guest Blog Post: Upping the RAP – Putting Research into Practice

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Dec 10, 2012

Guest Blog Post: Upping the RAP – Putting Research into Practice

All too often, a research project is completed and the final report just sits on a shelf. But, if an agency invests a little effort in exploring how the results can be used, there may be big payoffs for the agency, ...

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Florida, California transportation projects named best in nation

Staff Report - Nov 20, 2012

Two high-profile transportation projects took home the top honors in the 5th annual America's Transportation Award competition. The awards were announced Nov. during the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials (AASHTO) annual meeting in Pittsburgh. AASHTO, AAA, and the ...

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Road Science

Better Roads Staff - Jul 03, 2012

Road Science

On the Face of It   Aggregate performance depends on its surface     The higher-performing bituminous and portland cement concrete mixes of today are becoming more complex, and to ensure performance, more scrutiny is being given to the chemistry and composition of the aggregates ...

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Today?

John Latta - Jan 31, 2012

House Transportation Committee Chairman John L. Mica (R-FL) and Committee Members will roll out a long-term reauthorization and reform of transportation programs at a press conference today. This cornerstone proposal of the American Energy & Infrastructure Jobs Act will ...

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Road Science

Better Roads Staff - Nov 13, 2011

Road Science

?%# What percentage of RAP is best? It depends. T here are powerful inducements today to reuse reclaimed asphalt pavement (RAP) in a variety of applications. And the big question about RAP has shifted from whether it belongs in mixes at all, ...

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Highway Contractor

Better Roads Staff - Oct 04, 2011

Highway Contractor

Good Results in Bad Times Pavement preservation expert Larry Galehouse talks about tools and strategies that make sense for surviving the Great Recession By Kirk Landers "In times like these, the pavement manager’s most basic strategy is to keep sound pavements sound and ...

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