Highway Institute

Highway Institute

 

the All-Union Scientific Research Institute of Highways, founded in Moscow in 1936 to replace the Central Scientific Research Institute for Highway Construction and Maintenance, known as the Scientific Research Institute of Highways until 1953, when it took its present name—Soiuz Dor NIL

The Highway Institute studies and develops standards and technical documentation (practical standards, regulations, specifications, instructions, norms) for the designing, construction, and maintenance of highways and highway bridges. The institute has four branches (in Leningrad, Omsk, Tashkent, and Alma-Ata) with both intramural and correspondence postgraduate programs; it has the right to hear dissertation defenses for the degree of candidate. The institute has issued Trudy since 1938 and publicizes recommendations and scientific information.

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To help agencies understand and adopt TPM strategies, the Federal Highway Administration's Office of Stewardship, Oversight, and Management continues to expand its TPM training courses offered through the National Highway Institute (NHI).
Reportedly, since 2001, Iteris has been an agency of record, providing training programmes for the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) and the National Highway Institute (NHI), both sub-divisions of the DOT.
Excellent safety ratings too, five star Euro NCAP and the American Highway institute was also quite flattering about the Prius.
A Senior Right-of-Way Agent (SR/ WA), Johnson is a certified instructor for the National Highway Institute, where he has taught real estate appraisal, environmental and utility coordination courses and has helped develop the FHWA appraisal and appraisal review course for federal, state and local programs.
"It's a strategic plan that has the backing of the World Bank and the Andean Development Corporation," says Mauricio Ramirez, general director of Colombia's national highway institute. "Half of the roads that will be improved are primary and tertiary while the other half are departmental and municipal." The government will pay cash to finance part of the roadwork and a $770 million Andean Development Corporation loan will cover the rest.
The most relevant for improving safety along rural roads is the Roadside Design Guide, National Highway Institute course #380032C.
* Federal Highway Administration--National Highway Institute course registration;
In addition, the National Highway Institute offers an on-demand, web-based training course for the toolbox, course 135093.
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The substructure course will be available through FHWA's National Highway Institute (NHI) by the end of 2004, with the superstructure course available from NHI in 2005.
To support access management and protect public safety, the National Highway Institute (NHI) has revised its popular access management course into two new courses to incorporate updates from the second edition of the Access Management Manual and its companion volume, the Access Management Applications Guide.

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