News - FHWA become an Associate of FEHRL

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FHWA become an Associate of FEHRL

FHWAFEHRL is proud to welcome the FHWA as an Associate of FEHRL. Another important step in FEHRL’s international cooperation, this now brings a total of three international Associate members. Strong support with their application was sponsored by LCPC, CDV and DVS Rijkswaterstaat. The active participation will be ensured through the Turner-Fairbank Highway Research Center (TFHRC).


TFHRC is a federally owned and operated research facility in McLean, Virginia. TFHRC is the home of the Federal Highway Administration's (FHWA's) Office of Research, Development, and Technology. TFHRC provides FHWA and the world highway community with the most advanced research and development related to new highway technologies. The research focuses on providing solutions to complex technical problems through the development of more economical, environmentally sensitive designs; more efficient, quality controlled constructions practices; and more durable materials. The end result is a safer, more reliable highway transportation system.
Researchers at TFHRC are dedicated to finding innovative solutions to the problems facing the highway community today. This research -  conducted by the Offices of Safety Research and Development; Operations Research and Development; and Infrastructure Research and Development - spans six categories:
The research focuses on providing solutions to complex, technical, real-world problems. The end result is a safer, more reliable highway transportation systems. The expertise of TFHRC scientists and engineers encompasses more than 100 transportation-related disciplines that are put to use in the research laboratories housed at TFHRC. These laboratories provide a vital resource for advancing the body of knowledge that has been created and developed by our researchers.


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