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FHWA reinstates transportation clean air rule

The Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) responded to a lawsuit brought by environmental groups by reinstating a federal requirement that state and local planners track and curb carbon pollution from cars and trucks on the national highways, which is a major contributor to climate change.

U.S. driving increases for sixth straight year

New data released by the U.S. Department of Transportation’s (USDOT) Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) show that U.S. driving topped 1.58 trillion miles in the first six months of 2017, continuing a streak of steadily increasing vehicle miles traveled (VMT) that began in 2011.

Project Awards and Wins

Highlighting their significant design and project management capabilities, civil and structural engineering firms recently announced the following recognition awards received for projects completed or...

Build America Bureau releases P3 discussion paper

The Build America Bureau, in cooperation with the Federal Highway Administration’s (FHWA) Center for Innovative Finance Support, released a discussion paper on Early Involvement of Private Developers in the Consideration of Long-Term Public-Private Partnership Concession Options.

FHWA recognizes HDR projects for Environmental Excellence

The Federal Highway Administration recognized two HDR projects with biennial Environmental Excellence Awards.

FHWA launches roadway safety hardware microsite

The Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) launched a microsite on the agency’s website to provide a central resource for information about guardrails and other roadside safety hardware.

U.S. drivers set VMT record in 2016

New estimates by the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) show that U.S. driving topped 3.2 trillion miles last year.

Designed to Move

Grooved pipe couplings and hangers support fire suppression andstormwater management on Seattles new floating bridge.

Geofoam: A lightweight fill alternative

Applications and design and construction considerations for EPS geofoam.
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