ARC-FHWA Webinar: Economic Impacts of the Appalachian Development Highway System

December 2017

December 13, 2017
12:00 p.m.–1:00 p.m. EST

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ARC and the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) will hold a one-hour webinar on December 13 to examine the findings of the 2017 study Economic Analysis of Completing the Appalachian Development Highway System (ADHS). The study assesses the economic impacts of the 2,795 miles of the ADHS now open to traffic or under construction, and estimates the impacts, benefits, and costs associated with completing the system's remaining 295 miles. ARC and FHWA staff will review the study’s methods and key findings, and will discuss the role the ADHS plays in the Appalachian Region's economic development.

Stefan Natzke, Team Leader, FHWA National Systems and Economic Development
Everett Matias, P.E., Senior Transportation Engineer, FHWA Federal-Aid Programs Team
Ryan Brumfield, Senior Transportation Advisor, ARC
Dan Hodge, Principal, Hodge Economic Consulting

DOT registrants:
Federal Department of Transportation (DOT) staff and DOT-credentialed contractors can register for the webinar directly at
Non-DOT registrants:
Non-DOT registrants (any registrants without an email address) must request access to the FHWA External Portal and establish an account in order to register for the webinar. To request access and establish an account, go to Step-by-step instructions on how to establish an account are available at

Establishing an account typically takes one business day. After receiving their account information, registrants can register for the webinar at

For additional information, please contact Stefan Natzke at 202.366.5010 or