TR News January-February 2014: ABCs of Bridge Renewal

This issue of the TR News focuses on the effects the boom in the domestic energy industry is having on low-volume roadways in Texas; practical findings from a 26-state pooled-fund study on winter maintenance challenges; the mega-project under way to replace the Gerald Desmond Bridge in the Port of Long Beach, California; and the implementation of SHRP 2 accelerated bridge construction pilot projects in New York and Iowa. This issue of the TRR also includes the annual roundup of innovative approaches and trends gathered from the 2013 state partnership visits by TRB senior program officers and more.

The January-February 2014  issue of TR News includes the following articles:
Partners in Performance Management: Findings from the Transportation Research Board’s 2013 State Partnership Visits Program
Imagining the Second Strategic Highway Research Program in Action: A Product Showcase Scenario
Innovative Bridge Designs for Rapid Renewal: SHRP 2 Project Develops and Demonstrates a Toolkit
Bridging Long Beach into the Future: Planning, Financing, and Building a Transportation Mega-project
Energy Sector Impacts on Road Infrastructure in Texas: Wind Power, Natural Gas, and Oil Production Driving Traffic
Effects of Diluted Bitumen on Crude Oil Transmission Pipelines
Research Pays Off: Effective Use of Chip Seals in Minnesota

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