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2014-08-07 23:00:55

Fenstermaker’s Acoustic Market Leader, Ken LaBry, is an expert panelist presenting on the use of acoustic imaging for underwater bridge inspections during the Tuesday, August 26th, session from 10:30 a.m.-12:00 p.m. at the upcoming SASHTO Conference. (PRWEB) August 07, 2014 This year’s Southeastern Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials (SASHTO) conference will unfold in New Orleans, Louisiana, from August 23-27, 2014. As the premier event and trade show for the...

2013-05-14 23:23:02

Firm to Provide IT Support Services to Improve Mobility on our Nation's Highways Falls Church, VA (PRWEB) May 14, 2013 Sevatec, Inc., a leading provider of management and technology consulting services for the federal government, announced today it has been awarded a $117M single award contract with the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) to provide multi-faceted nationwide IT support services to the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA). Under the terms of the FHWA Information...

2012-01-11 15:21:51

With a random-looking spatter of paint specks, a pair of cameras and a whole lot of computer processing, engineer Mark Iadicola of the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has been helping the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA), in cooperation with the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials (AASHTO), to assure the safety of hundreds of truss bridges across the United States. Iadicola has been testing the use of a thoroughly modern version of an...


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caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
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This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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