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Join us at the ADC50 Summer Meeting
Join us at the ADC50 Summer Meeting

The Transportation Research Board’s ADC50 Committee on Historic and Archaeological Preservation in Transportation is meeting July 12-15 in historic Richmond.

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Technology and creative mitigation
Technology and creative mitigation

If a picture tells a thousand stories, then how many stories does a video tell? Video is a powerful tool able to gain greater audience reach and better illustrate complex issues over traditional written messages alone.

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Common bridges tell complex postwar story
Common bridges tell complex postwar story

Following World War II, the U.S. experienced dramatic changes that would forever shape our culture, landscape and history. Suburbanization, advances in technology and materials, a new interstate highway system and a rise in consumerism all shaped the post-war landscape.

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Cultural Resources harnesses technology with LiDAR
Cultural Resources harnesses technology with LiDAR

Historians and archaeologists are harnessing technology such as Light Detection and Ranging (LiDAR) to identify and document cultural resources to increase quality, reduce cost and complete projects more quickly.

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Cultural Resources use of drones
Cultural Resources use of drones

Though widespread commercial use of drones has been slowed by lack of a clear regulatory framework for their operation, the Federal Aviation Administration recently proposed a rule to allow their use.

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Technology and cultural resources management
Technology and cultural resources management

Two more states join the growing number that provide an interactive portal for agencies, consultants, and the public focused on historic resources.

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Celebrate Women’s History Month
Celebrate Women’s History Month

Women’s History Month has its beginnings from International Women’s Day first observed in 1911 and grew into women’s history month. Check out the following resources

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New home (page) for Route 66
New home (page) for Route 66

The National Park Service Route 66 Corridor Preservation Program (NPS) recently announced its new website for Route 66.

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Federal agencies are good stewards of historic properties
Federal agencies are good stewards of historic properties

Findings of the Advisory Council on Historic Preservation (ACHP) in its recent report on the state of the federal government’s historic properties and their contribution to local economic development have been released.

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Prestressed concrete’s impact on American suburbia
Prestressed concrete’s impact on American suburbia

Building with prestressed concrete is now routine, but in 1950s America the new material had transformative effects on the built environment.

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