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.
-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.
-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.
-The LRRB recently developed a spreadsheet tool to help local agencies determine which hours of the day to consider using flashing yellow arrow (FYA) phasing. An instructional video has now been published to help agencies understand the methodology used to develop the spreadsheet, as well as how to use it.
-The LRRB has produced a brochure that provides background information on the history of implements of husbandry; summarizes neighboring states' weight restrictions; and provides links to recent research data on the damaging effects that large machinery has on pavements.