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Faces of Transportation

Faces of Transportation Photo/Video Contest Deadline Aug 7!

Do you like photos of transportation? Do you like to *take* photos of transportation subjects? Do you like to see people in those photos? Well, get that camera ready - AASHTO announces the 11th annual Faces of Transportation photography contest! We’re looking for your best photographs and/or videos of people, projects, and personal experiences that demonstrate the benefits of transportation in America.

Check out the contest rules, guidelines, lots of great articles and tips at our Faces of Transportation blog at http://facesoftransportation.org! The July 31 deadline is extended to August 7. Enter today!

Our Way Forward

America's Transportation Future

Throughout our history, investments in transportation have led America forward. Now is the time to renew this legacy for the next generation.

AASHTO Bookstore

Available for Order: The 35th Edition of the Materials Book

Standard Specifications for Transportation Materials and Methods of Sampling and Testing, 35th Edition and AASHTO Provisional Standards, 2015 Edition.

The 35th Edition of the Materials Book contains 479 materials specifications and test methods commonly used in the construction of highway facilities, including 71 revised and 19 new specifications and test methods.

AASHTO Bookstore

LRFD Specifications for Structural Supports for Highway Signs, Luminaires, and Traffic Signals, 1st Edition

The first edition of the LRFD Specifications for Structural Supports for Highway Signs, Luminaires, and Traffic Signals incorporates and builds upon the design specifications found in the Sixth Edition of Standard Specifications for Structural Supports for Highway Signs, Luminaires, and Traffic Signals, which it supersedes. The specification includes current research on LRFD calibration, loads, and resistances plus relevant specifications from other AASHTO documents. Completely new sections on Fabrication, Construction, Inspection, and Asset Management based upon best practices have also been added.

Pre-order now for August delivery.

AVIATION

PEDESTRIANS/BICYCLES

US DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

TRANSPORTATION RESEARCH BOARD

Federal Register Information

COAST GUARD

RULES

Safety Zones and Regulated Navigation Areas:
Shell Arctic Drilling/Exploration Vessel and Associated Voluntary First Amendment Area, Portland, OR ,
46194–46197 [2015–19120]
 

FEDERAL HIGHWAY ADMINISTRATION

NOTICES

Buy American Waivers ,
46384–46385 [2015–19137]
 

FEDERAL AVIATION ADMINISTRATION

NOTICES

Guidance:
Procedures and Process to Petition the Secretary Under the Airport and Airways Improvement Act ,
46380–46382 [2015–19144]
 

Noise Compatibility Programs:
Laughlin/Bullhead International Airport, Bullhead City, AZ ,
46384 [2015–19142]
 

Records of Decisions:
Cal Black Memorial Airport, Halls Crossing Replacement Airport ,
46382–46383 [2015–19145]
 

Release of Airport Property:
Morgantown Municipal Airport, Morgantown, WV ,
46383 [2015–18596]
 

Release of Airport Property:
Upper Cumberland Regional Airport, Sparta, TN ,
46379–46380 [2015–19141]
 

PROPOSED RULES

Airworthiness Directives:
Schempp-Hirth Flugzeugbau GmbH Sailplanes ,
46206–46208 [2015–18955]
 

RULES

Airworthiness Directives:
BAE Systems (Operations) Limited Airplanes ,
46187–46190 [2015–18710]
 

FEDERAL RAILROAD ADMINISTRATION

NOTICES

Petitions for Waivers of Compliance ,
46385–46386 [2015–19086]
 

The AASHTO Daily Transportation Update is published electronically Monday through Friday and is a service of the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials. For further information or comments please contact Zach O'Connor, zoconnor@aashto.org, or the AASHTO Daily Transportation Update's editor, Bernie Wagenblast at bernie@bwcommunications.net.

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