AASHTO is the main voice of the state DOTs in the United States. It has been in existence since 1914. AASHTO serves as the National Committee of the United States of America, World Road Association (PIARC). The Association has an extensive network of technical and highway policy relationships with every level of government in the USA, with the private sector and with worldwide bodies.
The National Committee of the USA was established in accordance with the Federal Highway Administration and the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials with the PIARC on September 28, 2011, XXIV World Road Congress in 2011, Mexico City, Mexico.
The task of the National Committee is to assist PIARC in its mission to being a leading international forum for analysis and discussion of the full spectrum of transport issues, related to roads and road transport; identifying, developing and disseminating best practice and giving better access to international information; fully considering within its activities the needs of developing countries and countries in transition; developing and promoting efficient tools for decision making on matters related to roads and road transport.What follows are the objectives of the National Committee of the USA:
The headquarters of the National Committee of the USA, World Road Association (PIARC) is: The American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials (AASHTO), 444 North Capitol Street, N.W., Suite 249, Washington, D.C. 20001.
For information on the National Committee of the United States of America please contact Bud Wright, AASHTO Executive Director (firstname.lastname@example.org). Staff support contact Marty Vitale (email@example.com)