AASHTOWare Bridge Management 5.2.3 Release

5.2.3 is an excellent bridge management software solution that assists engineers, managers and decision makers in the selection of preservation, rehabilitation, and replacement projects for their highway structures.


Transportation Curriculum Coordination Council

A National Resource. A Valuable Partner.


Implementing a New Committee Structure

The AASHTO Board of Directors approved a reorganization of the AASHTO committee structure at its 2016 meeting in Boston. Track the implementation process.


FAST Act Implementation

Your resource on MAP-21 reauthorization and implementation of the Fixing America's Surface Transportation (FAST) Act.


AASHTO Bookstore

Visit AASHTO's Bookstore to browse and purchase all AASHTO publications. Become an E-Affiliate: AASHTO E-Affiliates are eligible for free domestic shipping on all orders placed via the AASHTO online bookstore.



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AASHTO Journal

Congress Faces Budget Deadline to Avoid Shutdown That Could Disrupt Many Programs

Apr 21, 2017
When Congress returns in coming days from a spring break, it will have just days to approve a budget for the fiscal year that began Oct. 1. If it d...

Trump: Infrastructure Plan ‘Coming Fast’

Apr 21, 2017
President Trump continued to promise that his administration will propose a major infrastructure investment plan, and told workers at a tool factor...

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2017 ASCE Infrastructure Report Card Makes Strong Case for Greater Investment

Mar 9, 2017
WASHINGTON –The American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials (AASHTO) looks to the 2017 American Society of Civil Engineers R...

AASHTO Washington Briefing Focuses On New Leadership in Washington

Mar 1, 2017
​Sec. Chao, Sen. Barrasso, Sen. Carper, Rep. Shuster, Rep. DeFazio Speaking TodaySen. Fischer Speaking ThursdayWASHINGTON - An estimated 300 attend...

AASHTO Congratulates Elaine Chao, 18th U.S. Transportation Secretary

Jan 31, 2017
​WASHINGTON – The American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials applauds Elaine Chao for her confirmation today, as the nation...
​On April 4, 2017, Maryland Transportation Secretary Pete K. Rahn officially kicked-off National Work Zone Awareness Week at a major interchange project in Montgomery Co. Maryland.#160; The goal...
Posted: Apr 10, 2017
​Each year in the spring, National Work Zone Awareness Week is held to remind motorist that with warmer weather comes an increasing number of highway construction work zones across the country. This...
Posted: Mar 31, 2017

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Multi-modal design philosophies have been described using a variety of names, including context sensitive solutions; practical design and complete streets. Regardless of the name, the ultimate goal is always to design a safe transportation system that supports a greater quality of life and robust economy.

Bud WrightAASHTO Executive Director

America’s Transportation Awards showcase the outstanding transportation projects that improve travel and quality of life in the United States. Through these awards, we recognize state DOTs for their diligent efforts to help improve the quality of life and economic prosperity in communities across the country.

Paul TrombinoAASHTO President, and Director, Iowa DOT

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AASHTO – The American Association of State Highway Transportation Officials – is a nonprofit, nonpartisan association representing highway and transportation departments in the 50 states, the District of Columbia, and Puerto Rico. It represents all five transportation modes: air, highways, public transportation, rail, and water. Its primary goal is to foster the development, operation, and maintenance of an integrated national transportation system.

AASHTO works to educate the public and key decision makers about the critical role that transportation plays in securing a good quality of life and sound economy for our nation. AASHTO serves as a liaison between state departments of transportation and the Federal government. AASHTO is an international leader in setting technical standards for all phases of highway system development. Standards are issued for design, construction of highways and bridges, materials, and many other technical areas.