The papers of this conference were presented at 6 sessions. The initial sessions emphasized the challenge facing the highway research community and the later sessions addressed the resources available to meet the challenge. Representatives from national and state research organizations described research programs and resources as well as participated in panel discussions. Discussion groups addressed specific areas of the highway infrastructure crisis. The following papers were presented: Session 1 -- Opening Remarks; Welcome; Session 2 (Research and Innovation) -- Keynote Address; The Strategic Highway Research Program (SHRP); Congressional Perspective; Elements of Innovation; Session 3 (Examples of R&D Success) -- Examples of Successful R&D Programs; R&D Success Fair; Session 4 (National R&D Programs) -- An Overview of National R&D Programs; Panel Discussion of R&D Programs; Session 5 (Innovative Workshops) -- Research Areas of the Future; Potential R&D Resources; Getting Research into Practice; Managing Research Programs; Session 6 (Closing Session) -- Research Success Stories; Workshop Summaries; Shopping Mall for Highway R&D; Outside Demonstrations of Successful R&D; Closing Remarks. A subject index and an author index are included.

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • Proceedings of a conference sponsored by the Highway Division of the American Society of Civil Engineers and the U.S. Federal Highway Administration at the Xerox International Center for Training and Management Development, Leesburg, Virginia, July 17-18, 1985
  • Corporate Authors:

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  • Publication Date: 1986

Media Info

  • Features: Figures; Tables;
  • Pagination: 127 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00457884
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: American Society of Civil Engineers
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Sep 30 1987 12:00AM