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BEC’s Freeseman promoted to assistant director

November 16, 2017

Katelyn Freeseman, a research engineer for the Bridge Engineering Center, has been promoted to assistant director of the center.

 

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Katelyn Freeseman

Sustaining the nation: NCWTS builds the value of timber bridge construction practices

October 18, 2017

According to the most recent National Bridge Inspection Standards (NBIS) listing, there are approximately 25,000 bridges across the State of Iowa, and about 10% of them are timber bridges.

“And of those approximately 2,500 timber ...

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Travis Hosteng

Impacting the future of transportation construction: CMAT supports DBEs and small cities/counties across Iowa

October 16, 2017

Jennifer Shane is looking forward to a future full of “movement.”

People are always moving, sometimes just down the road or sometimes across the state, and that means that transportation construction plays a key role in how ...

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Jennifer Shane assists high school teachers during 2017 Transportation Institute

The more you know: Teamwork and collaboration key strengths of Statewide MDST Program

October 12, 2017

At a dozen locations around Iowa, people are meeting in the name of traffic safety. That’s good news for Theresa Litteral, tasked with helping keep the local meetings relevant and the participants talking.

“So far, so good,” ...

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Meeting of MDST members, March 2017

Five Questions with...David Veneziano of Iowa LTAP

September 22, 2017

David Veneziano is the Safety Circuit Rider for the Iowa Local Technical Assistance Program (LTAP) at Iowa State University’s Institute for Transportation. He develops and leads transportation-related training and workshops and conducts outreach ...

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David Veneziano

Gordon Smith joins National CP Tech Center as associate director

August 28, 2017

Gordon Smith has been associated with the National Concrete Pavement Technology (CP Tech) Center since the late 1990s. A CP Tech Center board member throughout its existence, he played roles in the Center’s founding and in building its long-term ...

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Gordon Smith

Making work zones ‘work’: FHWA awards $1.5M safety grant to ISU-InTrans

March 06, 2017

Introducing changes to the normal driving experience presents a variety of safety risks, and work zones are no exception to this rule. While work zone fatalities have been trending down since reaching a high of 1,186 in 2002, a recent plateau has ...

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From left, ISU-InTrans team members Anuj Sharma, Jennifer Shane, Peter Savolainen, and David Jeong

Safety takes front seat in second phase of national highway program

March 02, 2017

Iowa State SHRP2, or second Strategic Highway Research Program, projects deal with pressing safety issues like rural intersection crash risk, driver behavior, and driver/roadway characteristics during crash or near-crash situations.

In ...

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Flags placed on rural road traffic signs. Used in an early SHRP2 project

5 Questions with Travis Hosteng concerning the National Center for Wood Transportation Structures

February 14, 2017

Working primarily with the Bridge Engineering Center at Iowa State University’s Institute for Transportation, Travis Hosteng serves as the lead timber research engineer for bridges and structures, working with practitioners in ...

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Travis Hosteng

Professor Peter Savolainen joins Presidential Flipped and Hybrid Course Initiative

January 09, 2017

ISU’s classrooms aren’t stuck in the past. Instead of learning curriculum content through a lecture and then homework outside of class, students at Iowa State are engaging in the classroom like never before.

Because of the ...

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Peter Savolainen

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