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AASHTO Centennial Video

A Century of Achievement for a Better Tomorrow

The American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials (AASHTO), is celebrating its 100th year. Over the past century AASHTO and its member departments of transportation in all 50 states, the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico, have benefited from the strong partnerships forged in both the public and private sectors.

This commemorative video takes viewers on journey –highlighting the many people, partnerships and historic events that make up AASHTO’s century of achievement for a better tomorrow​

America's Transportation Awards

CEO’s at California and Florida DOTs React to Winning the Prestigious America’s Transportation Award Competition

​The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) and the Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) earned the Grand Prize and the People Choice awards in the 2014 America’s Transportation Awards competition sponsored by the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials (AASHTO), AAA and the U.S. Chamber of Commerce. A record 73 transportation projects from 36 states and the District of Columbia were nominated in the 7th annual competition.

AASHTO Bookstore

2014 Supplement to the Highway Safety Manual, 1st Edition

The Highway Safety Manual, 1st edition, was developed to provide highway professionals with analytical tools to enhance the consideration of safety in the highway development process.

Like the Highway Safety Manual, 1st Edition, the 2014 Supplement is designed for use by highway professionals and safety practitioners, including planners, designers, safety engineers, traffic operations engineers, and project managers, involved in all phases of highway project development—planning, design, construction, operations, and maintenance.

AASHTO Bookstore

AASHTO LRFD Bridge Design Specifications, Customary U.S. Units, 7th Edition

The AASHTO LRFD Bridge Design Specifications are intended for use in the design, evaluation, and rehabilitation of bridges, and are mandated by the Federal Highway Administration for use on all bridges using federal funding. These Specifications employ the Load and Resistance Factor Design (LRFD) methodology using factors developing from current statistical knowledge of loads and structural performance.


This new edition includes clearer direction on seismic isolation design, as well as a number of major updates and revisions to the following sections: Section 3, Loads; Section 4, Structural Analysis; Section 5, Concrete; Section 6, Steel; Section 10, Foundations; Section 11, Abutments; and Section 12, Buried Structures.

US DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

TRANSPORTATION RESEARCH BOARD

Federal Register Information

COAST GUARD

NOTICES

Guidance
Maritime Cybersecurity Standards
75574–75575 [2014–29658]
 

RULES

Drawbridge Operations
Red River, Alexandria, LA
75430–75431 [2014–29661]
 

FEDERAL HIGHWAY ADMINISTRATION

NOTICES

Major Project Financial Plan Guidance
75612–75617 [2014–29653]
 

FEDERAL MOTOR CARRIER SAFETY ADMINISTRATION

RULES

Inspection, Repair, and Maintenance; Driver–Vehicle Inspection Report
75437–75449 [2014–29331]
 

FEDERAL AVIATION ADMINISTRATION

NOTICES

Petition for Exemption; Summaries
75610–75611 [2014–29613]
 

Petition for Exemption; Summaries
75610 [2014–29614]
 

Submission Deadline to Amend Slot Records for LaGuardia Airport
75611–75612 [2014–29710]
 

PROPOSED RULES

Transport Airplane Fuel Tank and System Lightning Protection
75496–75505 [2014–29385]
 

RULES

Special Conditions
Sikorsky Aircraft Corporation Model S–76D Helicopter, Search and Rescue Automatic Flight Control System Installation
75423–75428 [2014–29594]
 

FEDERAL MARITIME COMMISSION

NOTICES

Agreements Filed
75554 [2014–29566]
 

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.

For sponsorship opportunities, please contact Ernie Cochran at ecochran@aashto.org.

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