Prior to joining FHWA
in 2017, Parker developed transportation policy alliances across supply chain modes at the American Trucking Associations (ATA).
Through the partnership, FHWA
is available to provide direct technical support to help agencies interested in forming a local effort and using the playbook.
In 1985, FHWA
emphasized 13 design criteria because of the perceived impact on operations and safety.
action clarifies the actions states must take to use a patented or proprietary product whenever there are no equally suitable alternatives.
Recommendation: To establish accountability for meeting the programs' goal of increasing the participation of traditionally underrepresented groups in the highway construction workforce, the Secretary of Transportation should direct the FHWA
Administrator to strengthen criteria--through regulations, guidelines, or other mechanisms--so that states have a clear understanding of how the on-the-job training program should be implemented and the results state programs are intended to accomplish.
According to Jason Harrington, an asphalt pavement engineer with FHWA
, with an open-graded friction in course aggregate like slag, the roadway does not experience as much spray or misting during rain, offering better visibility and much less hydroplaning.
Fiscal Year 2001 Performance Plan, November 7, 2000, Chapter 6, http:// www.fhwa.dot.gov/reports/2001plan/
is called upon to provide both technical and policy support to these agencies and other stakeholders.
That is what is happening in much of Europe already, according to a scanning study sponsored by FHWA
and the American Association of State Highway Transportation Officials (AASHTO).
Kim and his colleagues tested the technique first on a road in Clayton, N.C., then at the FHWA
's Turner-Fairbank Highway Research Center in McLean, Va., an outdoor facility with a device designed to simulate the effect of traffic on pavement.
A March study by the Department's Inspector General -- a sort of in-house independent watchdog -- found that in 1995, only 2.5 percent of trucking companies were reviewed by the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA
) to see if they complied with safety rules.
Please refer to the FHWA
recent Report to Congress entitled "A study of the use of recycled paving materials," June, 1993.