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AASHTO Journal

House Passes Stopgap Funding Measure That Further Delays FAST Act Increases

Dec 9, 2016
The House voted 326-96 December 8 to send the Senate a continuing funding resolution that would keep most federal programs operating at fiscal 2016...

House Sends Water Projects Bill to Senate

Dec 9, 2016
The House passed the water projects bill with a strong 360-61 bipartisan majority Dec. 8 and sent it to the Senate, where it faced a potential dela...

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New Report Documents Progress and Needed Investment to Move Freight Programs Forward In the 21st Century

Dec 6, 2016
#160;​Release of the report marks first anniversary of FAST ActWASHINGTON –The American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials a...

AASHTO Supports Nomination of Elaine Chao as U.S. Transportation Secretary

Nov 30, 2016
​WASHINGTON - The American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials looks forward to working with Transportation Secretary Nominee...

AASHTO Board Elects Maine's David Bernhardt President and Tennessee’s John Schroer VP

Nov 15, 2016
​BOSTON - The American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials’ Board of Directors today elected Maine Department of Transportati...
​​In this video Connecticut Department of Transportation Commissioner James Redeker says he honored to receive the prestigious 2016 America’s Transportation Awards, Grand Prize for the Pearl Harbor...
Posted: Dec 2, 2016
​Departments of Transportation have a story to tell and many of them are today, creating their own, high quality videos in-house, to communicate with the people they serve.#160; AASHTO’s Transportation...
Posted: Nov 9, 2016
​In this presentation of View from the Hill, Bud Wright executive director of the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials offers his perspective on what the two major presidential...
Posted: Oct 17, 2016

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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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Standard Specifications for Transportation Materials and Methods of Sampling and Testing, and the AASHTO Provisional Standards, 2016 Edition, (The “Materials” Book)


HM2016 WebAASHTO Publications just released its third 2016 update to the Standard Specifications for Transportation Materials and Methods of Sampling and Testing, and the AASHTO Provisional Standards, 2016 Edition (The “Materials” Book). This update includes 18 new and 21 revised specifications, and revises the sections on Geotechnical, and Bituminous Materials and Mixtures.

Two previous updates were released earlier this year—in April and June. The April 2016 update included three new and 13 revised specifications, and revised the sections on Hydraulic Cements, Hydraulic Cements, Concrete, Concrete-Related Materials, Pavement Serviceability, Environmental Quality, Quality Assurance. The June 2016 update included one new and six revised specifications, and revised the section on General Manufactured Materials. This latest August 2016 update will be the last update to this publication to be released this year.

The web-based AASHTO Materials Book is available as a one-year online subscription, available as either a single-user or multi-user license agreement. Current subscribers automatically receive access to all updates published during their subscription period, as well as have access to recent past editions, with changes between editions highlighted for ease of reference.

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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.