News and Announcements
October 25, 2012
Benefits of NTPEP (PowerPoint) Please allow a minute for file to open, then press F5 to play.
This 4 and a half minute animated slideshow includes audio and summarizes the highlights of the National Transportation Product Evaluation Program. You may pause it at any point and click on any of the hyperlinks in it.
June 7, 2012
Traffic Control Device Testing
This podcast provides a summary of how impact testing is conducted on delineators and drums. It outlines how product performance is measured and reported.
To learn more about the testing protocol and data usage for the Temporary Traffic Control Device technical committee, click here. Testing results are posted in NTPEP's DataMine.
May 14, 2012
A task force for evaluating Warm Mix Asphalt has recently been added to the NTPEP Program. If want to be a member of this task force, please email Katheryn Malusky (firstname.lastname@example.org).
A task force for auditing Guardrail has recently been added to the NTPEP Program. If want to be a member of this task force, please email Katheryn Malusky (email@example.com).
*** DataMine 1.0 will not be able to be accessed after Wednesday, August 1st, 2012. DataMine 2.0 is accessible.
January 1, 2012
AASHTO President Appoints New NTPEP Chairman
AASHTO is pleased to announce that Daniel Grasser, PE; Administrator of the Division of Transportation Systems Development in the Wisconsin Department of Transportation has been appointed to a two-year term as the Chairman of the NTPEP Committee.
Dan is responsible for the management and oversight of the department’s five regions and the six bureaus that oversee development, maintenance and operations functions related to the state’s highway system. The division provides uniform direction in planning, design and construction phases of project delivery as well as improving the safety and efficiency of the state highway system. The division has more than 1400 employees across the state.
Dan has been with the Department of Transportation for 27 years. He held various positions in construction, design, traffic and maintenance during his tenure.
The AASHTO/NTPEP staff welcomes Dan and we look forward to working with him during his term as our Chairman.