NHI is a regular contributor to the
US Federal Highway Administration (FHWA)'s bimonthly magazine, Public Roads. Below are links to some
of our most recent articles. Reading Public Roads is the easiest way to keep up-to-date on developments in federal highway policies, programs, and research and technology.
Winter 2020: Training for Load and Resistance Factor Rating of Highway Bridges
With an increasing number of States implementing Load and resistance factor rating, NHI recently overhauled its LRFR course (130092) to reflect modifications and revisions made over the last decade to AASHTO LRFD Bridge Design Specifications (AASHTO LRFD) and the AASHTO Manual for Bridge Evaluation (MBE). Now titled Load and Resistance Factor Rating of Highway Bridges, this course is designed in accordance with the newest guidelines.
Autumn 2019: Ensuring Quality Through Inspection
To address the growing need for workforce training to cognize and address significant causes of early asphalt pavement distress, the National Highway Institute (NHI) developed the new instructor-led training, Constructing and Inspecting Asphalt Paving Projects (course 131139).
Summer 2019: Helping Transportation Agencies Adopt TPM
To help agencies understand and adopt TPM strategies, the Federal Highway Administration's Office of Stewardship, Oversight, and Management continues to expand its TPM training courses offered through the National Highway Institute (NHI). NHI's catalog of TPM courses include both web-based training and instructor-led courses.