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Author: Katherine Siggerud
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: program, focused, sustainable, congressional, needed, testimony, performance, bridge, clearer, goals, highway, measures
Number of Pages: 25
Published: 2009-02
ISBN-10: 1437909604
ISBN-13: 9781437909609

The Aug. 1, 2007, collapse of a Minnesota bridge raised nationwide questions about bridge safety and the U.S. Dept. of Transportationżs prioritization of bridge resources. The Highway Bridge Program (HBP), the primary source of fed. funding for bridges, provided over $4 billion to states in FY 2007. This testimony addresses: (1) how states use HBP funds and select bridge projects for funding; (2) what data indicate about bridge conditions and the HBPżs impact; and (3) the extent to which the HBP aligns with fed. laws and regulations for re-examining surface transportation programs. Includes
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Author: Katherine Siggerud
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: program, needed, focused, measures, sustainable, goals, bridge, clearer, highway, performance
Number of Pages: 58
Published: 2009-02
ISBN-10: 143790971X
ISBN-13: 9781437909715

The Aug. 1, 2007, collapse of a Minnesota bridge raised nationwide questions about bridge safety and the Dept. of Transportationżs ability to prioritize resources for bridges. The Highway Bridge Program (HBP), the primary source of fed. funding for bridges, provided over $4 billion to states in FY 2007. This study examines: (1) how the HBP addresses bridge conditions; (2) how states use HBP funds and select bridge projects for funding; (3) what data indicates about bridge conditions and the HBPżs impact; and (4) the extent to which the HBP aligns with generally accepted principles, and fed.
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Author: Joseph W. Come
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: driven, data, risk, based, oversight, implementation, fhwa, bridge, inspection, program, assessment, national
Number of Pages: 26
Published: 2009-11
ISBN-10: 1437917135
ISBN-13: 9781437917130

Provides the results of an audit of the Fed. Hwy. Admin. (FHWA) to improve its oversight of statesż bridge inspections, load ratings, and max. weight postings. FHWA should encourage states to use more detailed data to manage their bridge programs. Shortly after the I-35W bridge collapse in Minneapolis, MN on Aug. 1, 2007, killing 13 people, the Sec. of Transportation asked whether FHWAżs Nat. Bridge Inspection Program delivered the highest level of bridge safety. Objectives for this audit were to evaluate FHWAżs: (1) implementation of data-driven, risk-based oversight to target bridge safet
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Author: Blue Ribbon Panel on Bridge and Tunnel Security
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: security, tunnel, bridge, recommendations
Number of Pages: 64
Published:
ISBN-10: 1428960694
ISBN-13: 9781428960695
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Author: American Association of State Highway and Transpor
Publisher: DIANE Publishing Inc.
Keywords: nation, bridges, rebuilding, restoring, gap, bridging
Number of Pages: 72
Published: 2008
ISBN-10: 1560514256
ISBN-13: 9781560514251

As the nation approaches the August 1 anniversary of the Minneapolis I-35W Bridge tragedy, AASHTO released Bridging the Gap: Restoring and Rebuilding the Nation's Bridges, a new report that outlines the critical challenges ahead. The report discusses the aging of our nation's bridges, the increasing costs to repair or modernize the bridges, the growing traffic congestion cause by bottlenecks on our interstates, and the epidemic of rising construction costs. Bridging the Gap points out several solutions to these growing problems, including: increased investment in transportation at all levels o
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Author: Phillip R. Herr
Publisher: DIANE Publishing Inc.
Keywords: enhance, could, actions, impact, fed, testimony, congress, investment, further, improvement, condition, program, bridge, nation, bridges, limited, shows, highway
Number of Pages: 19
Published: 2011-01
ISBN-10: 1437936741
ISBN-13: 9781437936742

This is a print on demand edition of a hard to find publication. One in four bridges in the United States is either structurally deficient and in need of repair, or functionally obsolete and is not adequate for today's traffic. The Highway Bridge Program (HBP), the primary source of federal funding for bridges, provided about $7 billion to states in fiscal year 2010. This testimony addresses: (1) the current state of the nation's bridges and the impacts of the HBP; and (2) the extent to which the HBP aligns with principles developed to guide the re-examination of surface transportation program
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Author: Tarmo Kalvet
Publisher: PRAXIS
Keywords: bridge, estonia, divide, digital
Number of Pages: 139
Published: 1939
ISBN-10: 9985787366
ISBN-13: 9789985787366
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