Click on the links below for various information about the transportation and inspection industries.
Links to updated National Highway System (NHS) maps.
An overview of the MAP-21 program.
A stop use notice for Miller harnesses with plastic components in the locking mechanism.
Details the minimum mounting heights of systems successfully crash tested per the NCHRP Report 350 and the AASHTO Manual for Assessing Safety Hardware (MASH).
Information from the National Highway Institute
on training and ordering courses.
Link to the United States Department of Labor site
containing OSHA standards for commercial diving.
Link to the FHWA’s Manual on Uniform Traffic Control Devices for Streets and Highways.
Note: File is 30MB from the FHWA's website.
Link to AASHTO’s online bookstore for ordering the current edition and interim revisions of the Manual for Bridge Evaluation.
Link to the FHWA’s 2012 publication of the Bridge Inspector’s Reference Manual (BIRM).
Note: File is 159MB from the FHWA's website.
Link to the NTSB’s accident report for the collapse of I-35W Highway Bridge in Minneapolis, Minnesota on August 1, 2007.
Provides information regarding the potential for fractures to occur at certain details on Iowa DOT welded steel girder bridges, specifically at details that involve triaxial constraint.
Link to the FHWA’s notice for revisiting recommendations in T 5140.26 Use and Inspection of Adhesive Anchors on Federal-Aid Projects in light of a 2012 failure investigation of the 17th Street Bridge canopy in Atlanta, Georgia.
Link to the FHWA’s home page for bridges and structures along
with related geotechnical engineering and hydraulics.
Link to the website for the US House of Representatives’ Transportation & Infrastructure Committee.
Link to the website for the US Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, & Transportation.
Link to the American Council of Engineering Companies
Link to the Association of Diving Contractors International
Link to the American Society of
Civil Engineers (ASCE) website.
Link to the National Society of
Professional Engineers (NSPE) website.
Link to the Society of American Military
Engineers (SAME) website.
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