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What We’re Thinking: Why Maintaining a Lone Desert Highway Matters to Us All
By Katie Turnbull This article was originally published in Dallas News, Dec. 26, 2018. For all the contrasts that distinguish urban and rural Texans, one thing that unites us all is the need for reliable transportation. Exactly what that reliable transportation looks like depends on where we choose to live. Regardless of that choice, certain […]
TTI Provides Guidance for Maintaining Pavements at General Aviation Airports
All airports have one thing in common: pavement, and a lot of it. In fact, in many cases, maintaining runways represents the largest expenditure at an airport. It’s critical that airport management inspect and maintain its pavements in a timely fashion for safety reasons and to avoid costly, full-pavement rehabilitation projects. Researchers at the Texas […]
Recently Completed Project Provides Guidance for General Aviation Airport Pavement Maintenance
There is one thing all airports have in common—pavement—and a lot of it. In fact, pavements represent perhaps the largest expenditures at any airport. Thus, it is critical that airport management inspect and maintain their pavements for not only safety reasons, but to perform timely maintenance in order to avoid costly full pavement rehabilitation projects. […]
Record Setting Year for Texas Aviation Conference
Aviation professionals, supporters, exhibitors and enthusiasts converged at the Embassy Suites Hotel in San Marcos, TX, on April 15-17 for the 33rd Texas Aviation Conference. This year’s conference, which was sponsored by the Texas Department of Transportation’s (TxDOT) Aviation Division, set an all-time attendance record with 566 registered guests. “Many people may not realize how […]
Plane Spotting: Sensors Assist General Aviation Airports with Plane Traffic Counts
Many folks throughout Texas may be aware that an airport exists on the outskirts of their town, but don’t realize its importance. Yet the number of arriving planes and the capabilities of airports are crucial economic drivers.
Assessing the Condition of Our Texas Airports
Texas is home to nearly 300 general aviation (GA) airports that stretch from the upper corner of the Panhandle down to the Rio Grande Valley. Overseeing this expanse of airports is the Texas Department of Transportation’s (TxDOT) Aviation Division, which is responsible for the planning and programming, engineering project management and grant management for what […]
Clear Approach: TTI Supports TxDOT’s Aviation Division
TTI supports the Texas Department of Transportation’s Aviation Division with various airport issues such as technical analysis, planning and outreach.
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