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2013-11-06 04:20:21

States, Local Governments, and Private Sector Organizations from Across the Country Receive Awards WASHINGTON, Nov. 6, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- At a Capitol Hill awards ceremony, the Roadway Safety Foundation (RSF) and the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) today recognized 12 exemplary highway projects and programs from across the country as winners of the biennial National Roadway Safety Awards. Recipients of awards included State and local departments of transportation, a State...

2013-09-10 00:20:13

WASHINGTON, Sept. 10, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S. Census Bureau: (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110428/DC91889LOGO) TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 10: LINCOLN HIGHWAY Profile America -- Tuesday, September 10th. The first coast-to-coast paved roadway in the United States opened on this date a century ago. Known as the Lincoln Highway, the road originally ran for nearly 3,400 miles through 13 states, connecting New...

2013-06-29 00:20:07

WASHINGTON, June 29, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S. Census Bureau: (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110428/DC91889LOGO) SATURDAY, JUNE 29: GETTING UP TO SPEED Profile America -- Saturday, June 29th. On this date in 1956, President Dwight Eisenhower signed a bill establishing the Interstate Highway System, originally of 41,000 miles. Today, that system is America's main street -- linking all 48 continental...

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...

2013-03-04 16:20:41

FREDERICKSBURG, Va., March 4, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- An international roadway safety association - the American Traffic Safety Services Association (ATSSA) - has released an all-new publication designed to provide transportation agencies and local governments with information on a relatively new lifesaving technology - the installation of high friction surfacing - on America's roadways. High friction surfacing treatments result when small-sized polish and wear-resistant aggregates...

2012-11-19 16:20:46

WASHINGTON, Nov. 19, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials Board of Directors today voted to approve Frederick G. "Bud" Wright (http://aash.to/BWrightPhoto) to be the seventh executive director to lead the nearly 100 year old organization. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20121022/DC96742LOGO) The board, comprised of the chief executive officer of each of the 50 state departments of transportation along with the...

2012-11-19 12:20:22

WASHINGTON, Nov. 19, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Fiscal responsibility, community quality of life, and a commitment to a better environment are three reasons state departments of transportation are successfully implementing a variety of sustainable practices and programs across the country. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20121022/DC96742LOGO) Leaner and Greener: Sustainability at Work in Transportation issued by the American Association of State Highway and...

2012-10-03 10:20:39

WASHINGTON, Oct. 3, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Squire Sanders, a global legal practice with more than 1,300 lawyers in 37 offices around the world, is pleased to announce its selection by the U.S. Department of Transportation, Federal Highway Administration (FHWA), to provide legal services to FHWA under the Transportation Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act (TIFIA) program. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20121003/CL86219LOGO ) The TIFIA program provides...

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...

2011-11-15 13:00:00

States, Local Governments and Private Sector Organizations from Across the Country to Receive Awards WASHINGTON, Nov. 15, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Roadway Safety Foundation (RSF) and the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) today recognized nine exemplary highway projects and programs from across the country as winners of the biennial National Roadway Safety Awards. Recipients of awards included State and local departments of transportation (DOT), a State department of...