New & Noteworthy

On this page you can find news of recent projects and initiatives.

Launching the UAS Program: STIC Incentive Funding Grant – Final Report

The final report for this STIC incentive project describes the use of the grant to assist in establishing the UAS program within the Bureau of ...

Ultra-High Performance Concrete for Bridge Preservation and Repair: NJDOT Example Featured

The FHWA's EDC News Weekly Newsletter featured how NJDOT has applied UHPC for bridge preservation and repair. ...
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ANNOUNCEMENT: NJLTAP – Innovating at the Local Public Works Level: Can you Build a Better Mousetrap? (Webinar)

The New Jersey Local Technical Assistance Program (NJLTAP) will host a webinar on the FHWA’s Build a Better Mousetrap program’s collaboration with local technical assistance ...
Reads: Lunchtime Tech Talk! The NJDOT's Pavement Support Program (PSP), Goals, Deliverables, and the Future, Thursday July 22, 2021, 12pm to 1:15pm

Lunchtime Tech Talk! WEBINAR: NJDOT’s Pavement Support Program—Goals, Deliverables and the Future

Dr. Thomas Bennert, who leads the Pavement Support Program (PSP), discussed how the group's research supports NJDOT's efforts to improve pavements across the state. ...

ANNOUNCEMENT: FY 2021 AID Demonstration Program Information Session

The Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) has announced the FY 2021 Accelerated Innovation Deployment (AID) Demonstration Program. ...
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To Replace Falling Gas Tax Revenues, Eastern States Explore Mileage-Based User Fees

Ongoing studies by The Eastern Transportation Coalition show the viability of a mileage-based user fee (MBUF) to replace the gas tax. ...
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ATLANTIC AVENUE, ATLANTIC CITY: Planning for Safer Conditions for All Roadway Users

Following a decade of transportation planning studies, including a Road Safety Audit (RSA), pedestrian and cyclist improvements are being programmed for Atlantic City's Atlantic ...
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Project Bundling Webinar Series

FHWA provides online webinars on the subject of project bundling to share best practices with interested agencies. ...