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It’s almost May: Get ready to celebrate Preservation Month!
It’s almost May: Get ready to celebrate Preservation Month!

May is Preservation Month. Join thousands of people across the country by attending local events to learn about that national and community history and promote heritage tourism, and the many benefits of historic preservation.

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Happy 50th anniversary: National Historic Preservation Act
Happy 50th anniversary: National Historic Preservation Act

The National Park Service launched a social media celebration commemorating the 50th anniversary of the National Historic Preservation Act, and Mead & Hunt is joining in on the fun.

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Old books provide insights on historic building practices
Old books provide insights on historic building practices

What can old books tell us about the design and construction of old buildings? A lot, as it turns out.

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Prestressed concrete article wins historic preservation award
Prestressed concrete article wins historic preservation award

Congratulations Bob Frame and Rick Mitchell, who were recently awarded the David Stanley Gebhard Award by the Minnesota Chapter of the Society of Architectural Historians.

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Celebrating Route 66 and its historic bridges
Celebrating Route 66 and its historic bridges

Historic bridge and Route 66 enthusiasts alike will enjoy the new book Route 66 Crossings, Historic Bridges of the Mother Road.

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Training engineers to rehabilitate Louisiana’s historic bridges
Training engineers to rehabilitate Louisiana’s historic bridges

Starting this April, LADOTD will host all-day interactive training sessions to educate bridge engineers and other attendees about the process for developing and implementing historic bridge projects.

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How to get inside history
How to get inside history

Many cities and local preservation organizations sponsor a day or entire weekend where buildings throughout a city are opened for free tours.

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FAST Act speed may be difficult to deliver
FAST Act speed may be difficult to deliver

One of the goals of FAST Act revisions is to streamline the environmental review process for transportation projects. Due to expanded roles for review agencies it may be difficult to achieve accelerated reviews.

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State transportation departments support cultural resources mapping
State transportation departments support cultural resources mapping

State DOTs overwhelmingly agree that mapping tools for cultural resources efforts provide greater access for key audiences and real-time sharing of the mapping data to enhance historic preservation compliance.

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Five years of progress under Indiana historic bridge preservation program
Five years of progress under Indiana historic bridge preservation program

Indiana’s historic bridge preservation program is a groundbreaking model for other states.

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