Monthly Archives: September 2010

New FHWA Report Highlights Ways States Have Effectively Improved Local Road Safety

This report documents the local road safety practices of seven states, the results of a domestic scan conducted in Fall 2009. Federal Highway Administration conducted the Local Road Safety Domestic Scan to identify and document noteworthy practices in planning, programming … Continue reading

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Sign Retroreflectivity: The Rules, the Science, the Solution – Online Training

DATES:   October 26th, with repeat sessions on October 28th and November 4th New Federal requirements make managing sign retroreflectivity mandatory for all public roads.  Agencies are required to select a retroreflectivity management method by 2012 and have all regulatory signs … Continue reading

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Congratulations Winners of the Dr. Jack Stephens Memorial Safety Challenge

Ray Sikorski (Town of Colchester) – 1st Place  Chuck Zingle (Town of Colchester) – 2nd Place  Michael Mercado (Town of New Canaan) – 3rd Place 

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Great Day for the 2010 Technology Transfer Expo

550 participants joined us on September 15th for the 9th Annual Technology Transfer Expo. Look for more details in our upcoming Fall newsletter but for now we will just say: Great Educational Sessions, Great Displays, Great Food and Glorious Weather, does not … Continue reading

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FHWA Administrator Victor Mendez Discusses Importance of Every Day Counts (EDC) Initiative

  FHWA Introduces the new Every Day Counts (EDC) Website: http://www.fhwa.dot.gov/everydaycounts/ EDC is designed to identify and deploy innovation aimed at shortening project delivery, enhancing the safety of our roadways, and protecting the environment. Listen to the video introduction by … Continue reading

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And the award goes to…2010 Creative Solutions Winners Named

After a careful review, the panel of judges named 3 winners for the 2010 Connecticut Creative Solutions Award.  One Honorable Mention was also awarded.  The winners were:  The Town of East Hartford for their sandbag chute, the Town of Simsbury … Continue reading

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