Secretary Norman Y. Mineta is scheduled to visit the Woodrow Wilson Bridge
construction project in Alexandria, VA, April 13 to show off new technologies
available for building better and safer roads, according to the Department
He’ll also discuss
administration support for the development and use of road-building technologies
that save time and money, DOT said.
visit will include a tour of life-size displays of real bridge decks, rapid-setting
concrete that pours like water, pavement pieces that snap together like
building blocks, and other new solutions for better road-building, followed
by a boat tour of the Wilson Bridge project to highlight some of the new
technologies being used on the bridge.