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AASHTO Applauds Congress for Saving Billions for Transportation

November 26, 2019 - in Featured, Financial, News

WASHINGTON – The American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials thanked Congress and the President for their bipartisan support for eliminating the $7.6 billion rescission of Highway Trust Fund contract authority, originally set to occur…

Video: AASHTO Bridge Design Specifications Explained

May 15, 2018 - in Bridges, Transportation, Video

Burak Boyaci, P.E., Product Manager for LEAP Bridge Steel at Bentley Systems, takes time to speak with Informed Infrastructure about updates to the AASHTO…

AASHTO Calls for ‘Simpler, More Reliable’ USDOT Process to Spur Use of TIFIA Project Loans

July 19, 2017 - in Transportation

The group that represents state departments of transportation wants to see the USDOT increase the federal share of financing projects under TIFIA, the…

Five Western States Receive Top Honors in National Competition

June 29, 2017 - in Awards, Transportation

JUNEAU, AK. – State department of transportation projects that restored essential highways following devastating landslides and improved safety for motorists and wildlife are among the winners in the western regional America’s Transportation Awards competition.…

Association Releases LRFD Tunnel Design and Construction Guide Specifications

June 20, 2017 - in Transportation

AASHTO has released for sale a publication detailing load and resistance factor design guide specifications for highway tunnels. The association's Bookstore is offering this 279-page first edition of "LRFD Tunnel Design and Construction Guide Specifications"…

National Transportation Group Holds Major Event in Portland

May 30, 2017 - in Transportation

Portland - This week, the Maine Department of Transportation (MaineDOT) and the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials (AASHTO) held its annual spring meeting in Portland, Maine. More than 450 of the nation’s top transportation…

AASHTO President Names Five to Lead New Committees

May 19, 2017 - in News, People

As part of the sweeping overhaul of the association's committee structure that the AASHTO Board of Directors voted last November to adopt, President David Bernhardt has appointed five more officials from state departments of transportation to leadership positions…

AASHTO and AAPA Hold Infrastructure Week Briefing on Freight

May 18, 2017 - in News, Transportation

WASHINGTON - In conjunction with Infrastructure Week (May 15-19), the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials (AASHTO), the American Association of Port Authorities (AAPA),  and the Congressional PORTS Caucus Co-Chairs Rep. Ted…

AASHTO Congratulates Congress on Passage of the WIIN Act

December 12, 2016 - in Water

WASHINGTON - The American Association of State Highway and Transportation officials today congratulated Congress after passage of the Water Infrastructure Improvements Act for the Nation, or WIIN Act which includes the Water Resources Development Act (WRDA)…

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

December 7, 2016 - in Featured, Transportation

WASHINGTON –The American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials and the American Association of Port Authorities are today releasing a national freight infrastructure report, The State of Freight II—Implementing the FAST Act and Beyond,…