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Concrete Bridge Views Newsletter Now Available Online

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A recent issue of the Concrete Bridge Views newsletter is now available online. Highlights include:
  • Sustainable Bridges and Infrastructure (Part I of a two-part series), Julie Buffenbarger, FACI, LEED AP, Lafarge - The nation’s economy and quality of life require highway and roadway systems that provide a safe, reliable, efficient, and comfortable driving experience.
  • Envision Emerges: A new way to track bridge sustainability available for owners, project teams - Emily B. Lorenz, P.E., LEED AP BD+C Envision,™ a rating system for sustainable infrastructure and developed by the Institute for Sustainable Infrastructure (ISI), was first released for public comment in July 2011.
  • Evaluating Sustainability with INVEST, Alexandra Oster, FHWA - For the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA), a sustainable approach to highways means helping decision makers make balanced choices among environmental, economic and social values - the triple bottom line of sustainability - that will benefit current and future road users.
Concrete Bridge Views is published jointly by the Federal Highway Administration and the National Concrete Bridge Council. Click here to access each article summarized above.

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