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Sustainable Pavements Program

To extend the lifespan of pavements and highways, there are several sustainable pavement programs that have been adopted in different parts of the world. These programs contribute to the sustainability and optimization of pavement serviceability. Sustainable pavement programs also help to reduce costs in the long run. While sustainable pavement programs have a lot of…

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Vehicle Technologies for Highways

The biggest challenge road transportation is the road crashes. Road transportation has the highest number of accidents. While some of these accidents can lead to permanent injuries, others lead to death. The most painful aspect is that over 90 percent of these crashes are avoidable and they are caused by human error. Over 30,000 people…

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Highway History

The history of America’s highway system began with the Federal Aid Road Act of 1916. The passing of this bill introduced by the United States government spearheaded an effort to develop and construct a nationwide network of roadways and highways. It allotted a total of $75 million for matching state funds for improvement and construction…

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Introduction: Why are Highways So Important?

Highways play an important role in making travel easier and more expedient. This is of great assistance whether traveling for work or play as well as travel involving transporting goods. The highway system connects large metropolises and rural communities across the country. Highway systems have made expansion possible, provided a convenient means to travel for…

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