Irmali Franco


The articles for this issue of El Puente includes: 2020 TRB Washington, D.C. – Experience and Impact of UPRM Eisenhower Recipients; STEP’s Spectacular 7 training in Puerto Rico and its Importance to Our Strategic Highway Safety Plan (SHSP); UPRM part of UTC’s National Institute for Congestion Reduction (NICR); Congratulations Fernando […]

Volume 34 Issue 1


The articles for this issue of El Puente include: Message from the Director; EDC Initiative—Focus on Reducing Rural Roadway Departures; First Autonomous Vehicle Fatal Crash Involving Pedestrian; Ten (10) Proven Safety Countermeasures to Improve Road Safety; Know your Instructor: Juan B. Bernal Vera.

Volume 33 Issue No 3


The articles for this issue of El Puente include: Message from the Director;Innovative Alternative to Rebuild Bridges Using Composite Technology;A Overview of the 2019 FHWA Bridge Bundling Guidebook;Autonomous Vehicles: Status and Potential Benefits; New Edition of the Bridge Temporary Works Guide Design Specifications;The Effect of Extending Graduated Driver Licensing (GDL) […]

Volume 33 Issue No. 2



The article in this issue of El Puente includes: In Memory of Dr. Daniel A. Wendichansky Bard, Eng. Rosana Agúilar Zapata designated Executive Director of the PRHTA, Successful Teamwork and Motivation in an Interdisciplinary Workplace, Outstanding UPRM Students and Faculty at the TRB 2019 Annual Meeting in Washington, D.C., Eng. […]

Volume 33 Issue No. 1


The article in this issue of El Puente includes: Message from the Director Special Edition on EDC 5 Innovations, Highlights of the Puerto Rico EDC Summit in Orlando Florida, Advanced Geotechnical Exploration Methods, Collaborative Hydraulics Advancing to the Next Generation of Engineering, Project Bundling, Reducing Rural Roadway Departures, Safe Transportation […]

Volume 32 Issue No. 3


The article in this issue of El Puente includes: Programa Cada Día Cuenta retoma la innovación de Manejo de Incidentes de Tráfico; Participación destacada del Recinto de Mayagüez de la Universidad de Puerto Rico en la Reunión TRB 2018 en Washington, D.C.; El Departamento de Transportación Federal otorga $40 millones […]

Volume 32 Issue No. 2



The articles in this issue of El Puente includes: Every Day Counts Program Retakes the Innovation of Traffic Incident Management; Outstanding Participation of the Mayaguez Campus of the University of Puerto Rico at the Meeting of TRB 2018 in Washington, D.C.; The Department of Transportation of the United States (DOT) […]

Volume 32 Issue No. 1


The articles for this issue of El Puente include: Message from the Director; Unsignalized Intersection Improvement Guide; Outstanding Participation of the University of Puerto Rico at Mayaguez at the 2017 TRB Annual Meeting; Meet Engineer Carlos Contreras, the New Secretary of the Department of Transportation and Public Works; ASCE Infrastructure […]

Volume 31 Issue No. 1