This section provides a list of published articles that relate to FLH topics.
The partnership between the National Park Service, which turns 100 this year, and FHWA has created highway landmarks throughout the country.
The Natchez Trace Parkway is one of the few roadways that is itself a national park, and its northern end starts off with a bang— the award-winning Double Arch Bridge.
The Blue Ridge Parkway is a scenic highway set high in the mountains of Virginia and North Carolina. Unlike a standard highway that is optimized to carry the maximum number of vehicles from here to there, directly as possible and at high speeds, the Parkway was designed to showcase the beauty of its surroundings.
The purpose of the project was to replace the existing Sacaton Road (Route 7) Bridge over the Gila River to improve roadway safety and hydraulic capacity. The previous 140-ft-long bridge was built in 1961 with a cast-in-place concrete slab on precast concrete rectangular beams, over a mostly dry river channel...
Every few years, FHWA's Office of Federal Lands Highway updates the specs for building roads and bridges to access Federal and tribal lands. Here's the news.
Davey's Bridge is located on the Banks-Lowman Highway, part of the Wildlife Canyon Scenic Byway in Boise County, Idaho. It was recognized in the fall 2014 issue of Aspire, The Concrete Bridge Magazine.
This spotlight on the work of FHWA's Office of Federal Lands Highway illustrates the challenges and rewards of providing safe and innovative roadways on public lands.
The view from Craggy Gardens (left) is one of many vistas that the parkway made accessible to the public. Where rock cuts were necessary, crews typically reduced the gradient of the back slope for a more natural contour.
The Oregon DOT and its partners used innovative solutions to protect and restore a historic viaduct.
Over the years, FLH has often been tasked with building bridges in sensitive sites where aesthetic and environmental considerations greatly influence the choice of structure type and construction method...
Located in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park of Tennessee, Bridge 2 of the Foothills Parkway has received the 2014 Precast/Prestressed Concrete Institute (PCI) Award for Best Bridge with Span Over 150 Feet.
The New Lamar River Bridge in Yellowstone National Park was selected as one of the winners of the 2014 International Bridge Conference Photographic Contest — Bridges of the U.S. Federal Lands. The bridge is a three-span 420 foot long, haunched steel plate girder.