As a follow-up to the 2013 Extreme Weather Events Symposium, the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials (AASHTO) in partnership with the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) and sponsored by the Center for Environmental Excellence (CEE), presented practitioner-focused updates on the latest research, case studies, and tools pertaining to climate change and extreme weather. Information was provided at the following 2014 regional and technical committee meetings across the country:


  • Subcommittee on Systems Management and Operations, Nashville, TN
  • Standing Committee on Highways, Louisville, KY
  • Steering Committee on Sustainable Transportation: Energy, Infrastructure, and Climate Solutions (STEICS), Louisville, KY


  • Subcommittee on Design, Savannah, GA
  • Northeast Association of State Transportation Officials (NASTO), Portsmouth, NH
  • Standing Committee on the Environment, Portland, OR


  • Western Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials (WASHTO), Albuquerque, NM
  • Snow and Ice Pooled Fund Cooperative Program, Charleston, WV
  • Subcommittee on Maintenance, Charleston, WV


  • Subcommittee on Construction, Portsmouth, NH
  • Southeastern Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials (SASHTO), New Orleans, LA



Handouts were made available to meeting participants with helpful information about extreme weather and potential impacts on the transportation system and various disciplines. A “Top 10” list of practitioner considerations and helpful resources by discipline were also provided.

Bridges and Structures




Transportation Systems Management and Operations