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The TAC Research Bulletin highlights recently-published reports and articles from around the world with relevance to road transportation in Canada. Full text links are included, so you get more than just the abstract.

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Friday, January 15, 2016 - 17:15
The Bridge Construction Inspection Manual provides guidance in administration of the Standard Specification for Bridge Construction.  Bridge construction inspection is a significant activity, requiring consistent and thorough administration and documentation to achieve performance, durability, and an adequate level of safety. It is intended that this...
Friday, January 15, 2016 - 17:15
The purpose of this study was to examine the longevity of salt spread on the trunk road and motorway networks operated by Transport Scotland and the Highways Agency. This was achieved by carrying out trials in conditions of humidity and temperature representing road surface states close to freezing. The trials were not designed to measure the effectiveness of...
Friday, January 15, 2016 - 17:15
This paper presents the results of an experimental study on the fatigue performance of RC beams strengthened with different externally bonded CFRP systems. Seven specimens were fabricated; three had no CFRP; the remaining four had one of two CFRP systems. The objective of this study was to determine the effect the CFRP repair had on the growth rate of a fatigue...
Tuesday, January 12, 2016 - 20:45
Beginning in the fall of 2014, the United States Department of Transportation (U.S. DOT) field offices began organizing pedestrian and bicycle safety assessments, on-the-ground examinations of transportation facilities conducted by a multidisciplinary, multi-agency team. By June of 2015, field offices from the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA), Federal...

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