The Local Road Research Board brings important developments to city and county transportation engineers, ranging from new ways to determine pavement strength to innovative methods for engaging the public. Find out more about the LRRB.
-A new user guide provides simple, cost-effective methods for stabilizing locally maintained slopes along roadways in Minnesota. Eight slope stabilization techniques are presented that local government engineers can undertake.
(8/11/2017)-New resources are available to help local agencies identify and report harmful weeds and insects. The Minnesota Department of Transportation (MnDOT) has created a 74-page guide that illustrates Minnesota’s noxious weeds and their safe look-alikes.
(6/12/2017)-An online resource guide is available and a series of three full day training courses are being developed to assist local agencies with developing transition plans for the American with Disabilities Act requirement.
(6/8/2017)-Using ultra-high performance concrete connections between precast deck panels greatly accelerated the rehabilitation of a heavily traveled bridge in downtown Minneapolis. Learn more in this feature story from the FHWA Center for Accelerating Innovation’s Innovative Newsletter.