Bridge Newsletters

Volume/Issue Date Published Articles in this Issue
25.4 March, 2012
  • New Bridge Technology Saves 25 Percent or More
  • Long-time Michigan LTAP Supporter Retires
  • Rebuilding Saves Money and Improves Durability
  • Your Crew Needs a New Truck? Consider Buying Used
  • Evaluating Products for Roadway Dust Control
25.3 December, 2011
  • Agencies Share Winter Operations Best Practices
  • New Program for Load Rating Bridges
  • Stop Throwing Your Deicer Budget in the Ditch
  • New LTAP Web Site
25.2 October, 2011
  • Unconventional pavement maintenance
  • Safety Edge demonstration
  • Try the Safety Edge
  • Sign shop for hire
  • 5-minute sign installation
  • Michigan Winter Operations Conference preview
25.1 July, 2011
  • An easy way to save money now - hardfacing
  • Asset management leaders recognized
  • Managing roadside trees to reduce danger to motorists
  • Safety tips for chain saw operators
  • Working together to improve roads and bridges
  • Context sensitive solutions in action
24.4 March, 2011
  • The science of highway safety
  • Bridge load rating workshop
  • MDOT Bridge Advisories
  • Tech writing for transportation pros (Part 3 of 3)
  • Help for locals from FHWA
  • Safety funding for local agencies
24.3 December, 2010
  • Creating a sustainable winter operations program
  • Proper calibration (download from the Web)
  • No “silver bullet” in winter maintenance materials
  • Tech writing for transportation pros (Part 2 of 3)
  • Underbody wash
24.2 September, 2010
  • Maximum bang for the transportation buck
  • Safety resources available on the web
  • 2005 MUTCD for next to nothing
  • Tech writing for transportation pros (Part 1 of 3)
  • Highway Safety Manual is available
24.1 July, 2010
  • Local roads "holding their own" in Delta County
  • Stricter diesel emission rules affect truck replacements
  • Protecting workers from effects of heat
  • Distracted driving creates dangerous situations
23.4 April, 2010
  • Alger CRC Implements Asset Management
  • Roadway maintenance resources on the Web
  • Awards presented at 44th annual CEW
  • Roads and bridges as art
  • New tools for transportation technology transfer
  • Be recognized for using green materials
  • Events and resources
23.3 January, 2010
  • Much more than a road project
  • Roadside alligators and retread tires
  • Chemical-free snow and ice control
  • Events and Resources
23.2 October, 2009
  • Roundabout test-drive
  • “Blacktop cookies” for patching potholes
  • Asphalt pavement: a great material for recycling
  • “LTAP Bucks” awarded
  • Top nine life-saving strategies
  • Keep your mind nimble with these five foods
  • Summaries of stop-controlled intersection research
23.1 June, 2009
  • Road-stream crossings
  • Michigan seat belt use highest in U.S.
  • 2010 County Engineers’ Workshop
  • When large loads travel local roads
  • Michigan Construction Career Days
  • Upcoming events
  • 2005 Michigan MUTCD

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