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Moving Us Forward

The Second Strategic Highway Research Program (SHRP2) 04│Partners in Innovation


4 Tools for the Road Ahead, Paul Trombino, AASHTO President

Photo courtesy RIDOT

5 Building an Innovation Culture, Anthony T. Furst, FHWA Acting Executive Director, and Bud Wright, AASHTO Executive Director

06│SHRP2 — Real-World Solutions for Real-World Transportation Challenges 07│Big Impact, Real Results 08│Featured SHRP2 Solutions 8 Building Bridges More Quickly 10 Reducing Congestion Without Adding More Lanes 12 Saving Time While Protecting the Environment 14 ‘Safe, Quick Clearance’ Training Protects Incident Responders and the Traveling Public

10 Photo courtesy Shiraz Tayabji, Applied Research Associates, Inc.

16 | Product Highlights from Rounds 1-3 16 Roads and Bridges • Replacing Bridges in Days Instead of Months or Years • Identifying Pavement Options for Heavily Traveled Roadways • Precast Concrete Speeds Pavement Repairs • Use of Existing Pavements Can Save Money • Choosing the Right GeoTech Solution • Set the Goals and Make Way for Creative Solutions 19 Planning and Project Delivery • Planning for a Growing Freight Economy • Speeding Up the Delivery of New Transportation Projects • Better Risk Management to Help Keep Projects on Time and on Budget • Management Strategies Spur Innovation in Building Complex Projects

12 Photo courtesy Carolyn Washburn, CH2M HILL

21 Operations • Improving Traffic Operations to Create More Predictable Travel Times • Saving Lives through Quicker and More Coordinated Crash Clearance • New Resource to Support Smarter and More Efficient Operations 22 Transportation and the Environment • Improving Environmental and Transportation Outcomes 23 Utilities and Railroads • Improving Coordination Where Highways and Railroads Intersect

14 Photo courtesy VDOT

• Managing Utility Issues to Speed Projects

24 | New SHRP2 Data May Lead to New Solutions to Reduce Crashes and Improve Highway Safety 25 | What’s Ahead: SHRP2 in the Future 26 | Important SHRP2 Online Resources for Transportation Agencies 27 | SHRP2 Solutions in Round 7 of the Implementation Assistance Program

SHRP2 Moving Us Forward


SHRP2 Moving Us Forward. Implementation Highlights 2015.  
SHRP2 Moving Us Forward. Implementation Highlights 2015.  

More than 60 products developed through the second Strategic Highway Research Program (SHRP2) are now being implemented by transportation ag...