More Articles for American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials (AASHTO)

AASHTO to President Obama: ‘State DOTs are ready to work now’

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Sep 12, 2011

The American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials (AASHTO) supports President Barack Obama's message to Congress in his address on Sept. 8 that calls for a $50 billion investment in transportation infrastructure to boost the nation's struggling economy. AASHTO Executive ...

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Highway Contractor

Better Roads Staff - Sep 07, 2011

Highway Contractor

It Doesn't Have to be a Jungle Out There New products can benefit appearances . . . and budgets By Mike Anderson Call it a rule of thumb: It is always easier to find funds – no matter how bare the funding cupboard ...

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Financial District

Better Roads Staff - Jul 07, 2011

Financial District

Buy New or Used? A new report on the repair/maintain/expand debate By John Latta A new report argues that spending decisions made at a state level are causing road conditions to get worse in parts of the country. The report was produced by Smart ...

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RoadWorks

Brooke Wisdom - May 09, 2011

RoadWorks

Is the Reauthorization wind shifting? The pressure of having no working alternatives to replace the fuel tax continues to build By John Latta, Tina Grady Barbaccia and Mike Anderson Is there some serious ground shifting going on, when it comes to what sort ...

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American Concrete Institute names 2011-2012 officers

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Apr 25, 2011

The American Concrete Institute (ACI) introduced its 2011-2012 president, vice president, and four board members during the ACI Spring 2011 Convention in Tampa, Fla. Kenneth C. Hover was elected to serve as president of the Institute for 2011-2012.  After the sudden ...

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Highway reauthorization: The (long?) road ahead

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Mar 15, 2011

Congress moves forward with seven-month extension of highway and transit programs in the nick of time. by Tina Grady Barbaccia In early March, Congress passed another extension of highway, transit, and highway safety programs. The seven-month extension, passed by a ...

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AASHTO: Top 10 transportation issues in 2011

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Dec 29, 2010

With a new majority in the House, a new chairman and many new members of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, as well as a changing national economic picture, it is worth asking the question, "What's ahead for transportation in ...

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Senate vote: SAFETEA-LU extended to March 4

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Dec 21, 2010

The Senate voted 79-16 on Dec. 21 to temporarily extend federal highway and transit programs as well as appropriations for the U.S. Department of Transportation and other government agencies until March 4, according to a report from the American Association ...

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AASHTO elects new president, VP

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Nov 19, 2010

Susan Martinovich, P.E., director of the Nevada Department of Transportation (NDOT), was elected president of the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials (AASHTO) and Kirk T. Steudle P.E., director of the Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) was elected ...

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Financial District

Brooke Wisdom - Nov 01, 2010

Financial District

No more money New report says public in no mood to increase transportation funding (in fact they’d be happy to see cuts) By John Latta A new report has put into even higher relief the central problem behind the stall in reauthorization and ...

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Road Science Tutorial

Brooke Wisdom - Nov 01, 2010

Road Science Tutorial

Super Tech 'Super' Structures From idea to ribbon cutting and beyond, technological breakthroughs are revolutionizing bridge superstructures. By Tom Kuennen, Contributing Editor New technologies – both active and passive, mechanical and electronic, as-built or retrofitted – are revolutionizing how bridge superstructures are designed, ...

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Asphalt Pavement Alliance releases Pavement Type Selection position paper

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Aug 19, 2010

The Asphalt Pavement Alliance (APA) has released a new position paper, Pavement Type Selection. This document, created by the APA’s Economics Team, sets out principles that state DOTs and other agencies can use in choosing whether to use asphalt or ...

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