Right of Way, Utilities, and Outdoor Advertising Control
Best practices, training, and research to improve the quality and efficiency of right-of-way, utility, and outdoor advertising control operating practices. Procedures pertaining to public acquisition and management of real property for transportation related purposes; the placement of utilities on highway rights-of-way; and the effective regulatory control of outdoor advertising in accordance with the provisions of the Federal Highway Beautification Act of the USA.
Materials and Pavements
Information related to materials testing, specification, performance, pavement design, testing, and management. Technical specifications for materials used in the construction and maintenance of all transportation facilities including highways, bridges, and structures; guides, policies, and standards for the quality, design, rehabilitation, testing, and management of pavements; specifications for standard methods of sampling and testing such materials and other items incident to construction, maintenance, operation, and quality of such facilities.
Best practices, training, and research to improve safety in work zones, improve customer service and collaboration, promote quality, advocate for environmentally responsible construction projects, encourage technology-driven improvements to business practices, develop and empower our workforce to be successful, promote best practices for the administration of all construction contracts, and utilize construction efficiency and cost effectiveness.
Guidelines, manuals, specifications, and other resources, to address the maintenance, preservation, and operation of all classes of highways. This information covers areas such as bridges, equipment, pavements, roadways, roadsides, maintenance operations, and cold weather maintenance.