WASHTO gears up for 2005

News AASHTO Journal August 06, 2004
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The Western Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials (WASHTO) installed its new officers for the 2004-05 term

The Western Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials (WASHTO) installed its new officers for the 2004-05 term. They are:

* President, Tom Norton, executive director of the Colorado Department of Transportation;


* Vice President, David Spryncyznatyk, director, North Dakota Department of Transportation; and


* Secretary/Treasurer, Margaret Catlin, deputy executive director of the Colorado Department of Transportation.

WASHTO passed the following resolutions:

* Maintaining a strong state role and limiting regulation in implementation of the Federal Lands Highway Program Under TEA-21;


* Backing a need for a joint study of trade flow movement along corridors in WASHTO states;


* Promoting flexibility and implementation of environmental and planning rules and regulations for transportation projects and facilities;


* Supporting exclusion of the Interstate Highway System from Historic Preservation Requirements; and


* Adopting the sixth edition of the Guide for Uniform Regulations Governing Truck Size and Weight among the WASHTO states.


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