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INTERNET RESOURCES FOR COVERING HIGHWAY CONSTRUCTION

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GOVERNMENT SITES

Bureau of Transportation Statistics
http://www.bts.gov/
Databases, national survey information, other transportation statistics.

Federal Highway Administration
http://www.fhwa.dot.gov/
Main federal highway site, with press releases, policy papers and links.

FHWA Expertise Locator
http://highwayexpertise.fhwa.dot.gov/ELMain.nsf/FRSELMain?OpenFrameset
Phone numbers and e-mails of FHWA experts, sorted by topic.

FHWA Midwestern Resource Center
http://www.fhwa.dot.gov/field.html#fieldsites
Phone numbers and e-mails of FHWA regional officials and experts.

National Traffic and Road Closures
http://www.fhwa.dot.gov/trafficinfo/
Map-based data on current projects and problems affecting roads.

National Transportation Library
http://www.ntl.bts.gov/
Huge searchable database of transportation research, plus reference links.

Transportation Research Board
http://www.nas.edu/trb/index.html
Part of the National Research Council of the National Academy of Sciences, doing research on transportation issues.

U.S. Department of Transportation
http://www.dot.gov/
Searchable site with links to state DOTs.

INTEREST GROUPS

American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials
http://www.aashto.org/aashto/home.nsf/FrontPage
AASHTO represents highway and transportation departments in all states.

American Road & Transportation Builders Association
http://www.artba.org/
Lobby group for the transportation construction industry.

American Society of Civil Engineers
http://www.asce.org/
Represents more than 125,000 members of the civil engineering profession worldwide.

American Traffic Safety Services Association
http://www.atssa.com/
Trade association represents the traffic control and roadway safety industry.

Better Roads
http://www.betterroads.com/sitemap.htm
A magazine for government/contractor highway project teams. Has an inventory of deficient bridges by state, plus an article index.

Institute of Transportation Engineers
http://www.ite.org/
Membership group for traffic engineers, transportation planners and other professionals.

Surface Transportation Policy Project
http://www.transact.org/
Advocacy group promotes transportation policy that is pro-environment and conserves energy.

The Road Information Program (TRIP)
http://www.tripnet.org/
Non-profit research group supports highway improvements.


 

 

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