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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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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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Financial District: Hurry up and wait

Brooke Wisdom - Feb 01, 2010

Financial District:  Hurry up and wait

Reauthorization Could Slide into 2011 By Audrey Dutton, Washington Bureau, The Bond Buyer newspaper   For cash-strapped state and local governments that have critical transportation infrastructure needs, but no money to pay for them, the coming year will be bittersweet. Federal aid from the ...

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Financial District: TBA Watch

Brooke Wisdom - Dec 01, 2009

A Plan for Developing High-Speed, Nondestructive Testing Procedures for Both Design Evaluation and Construction Inspection www.trb.org/Construction/Blurbs/162261.aspx The strategic objective of highway renewal research in TRB’s second Strategic Highway Research Program (SHRP 2) is to develop the necessary tools to “get in, get ...

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Financial District: TRB Watch

Brooke Wisdom - Nov 01, 2009

Procedures Guide for Right-of-Way Cost Estimation and Cost Management www.trb.org/Construction/Public/Blurbs/162271.aspx Construction project cost escalation, from planning through construction, is a fundamental problem facing state highway agencies. As projects progress through the planning, programming, and design stages of development, the accuracy and precision ...

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