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Winter 2020

Volume 33 Number 03

2020 Winter Issue of Road Talk

RoadTalk is a publication of the Tennessee Transportation Assistance Program (TTAP). TTAP is part of a nationwide Local Technical Assistance Program (LTAP) financed jointly by the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) and Tennessee Department of Transportation (TDOT).

The views, opinions, and recommendations contained within this newsletter are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the views of FHWA and TDOT.


Matt Cate, P.E, Director 865-974-4614 (
Frank Brewer, Training Coordinator 865-974-8251 (
Dr. Airton G. Kohls, Engineer 865-974-0298 (
Jenny Jones, RoadTalk Editor 865-974-1812 (
Diana Webb, Course Registration 865-974-5255 (
Daniel Herman, Research Technician III
Spence Meyers, Webmaster 865-974-6168 (

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