Theresa Litteral, statewide MDST facilitator
Theresa Litteral, statewide MDST facilitator
from Iowa LTAP is part of coordinated statewide traffic safety effort


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Teachers get educated at InTrans through RET program

December 13, 2017

Darwin Daugaard left the classroom for the summer, after his 38th year of teaching, and almost immediately got back to work.


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Darwin Daugaard and BEC’s Katelyn Freeseman pose before Daugaard’s RET project presentation on his research in exterior girder rotation during deck placement.

Traffic and Safety Forum highlights advances, challenges

November 21, 2017

The annual Traffic and Safety Forum, hosted by Iowa State University’s Institute for Transportation and the Iowa Department of Transportation, had another successful event last week.

The forum brought together more than 100 city ...

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Joe Kearney, a professor in the Department of Computer Science at the University of Iowa, talks about his research at the 2017 Traffic and Safety Forum held Nov. 15.

InTrans hosts NOCoE peer exchange event

November 17, 2017
Iowa State University’s Institute for Transportation hosted a National Operations Center of Excellence peer exchange event last week.   The unique two-day exchange brought together about 20 transportation leaders from the Iowa Department ...
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NOCoE event

BEC’s Freeseman promoted to assistant director

November 16, 2017

Katelyn Freeseman, a research engineer for the Bridge Engineering Center, has been promoted to assistant director of the center.


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Katelyn Freeseman

Electric test vehicle drives in ISU Homecoming Parade

October 24, 2017

An electric vehicle used for research and study by Iowa State University faculty and students was part of the ISU Homecoming Parade in downtown Ames on October 22.

Pranamesh Chakraborty, a graduate student at ISU’s Institute for ...

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Pranamesh Chakraborty, an InTrans graduate student, drives the electric vehicle on the parade route.

Iowa Congressman David Young tours ISU concrete lab

October 19, 2017

U.S. Representative David Young of Iowa had a first-hand look at innovative concrete materials and technologies on October 17 at the Portland Cement Concrete Pavement and Materials Research Laboratory at Iowa State University.

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Iowa Third District Congressman David Young, left, visits with Peter Taylor, director of the National Concrete Pavement Technology Center. In back is Greg Mulder, executive director of the Iowa Concrete Paving Association.

Sustaining the nation: NCWTS builds the value of timber bridge construction practices

October 18, 2017

According to the most recent National Bridge Inspection Standards (NBIS) listing, there are approximately 25,000 bridges across the State of Iowa, and about 10% of them are timber bridges.

“And of those approximately 2,500 timber ...

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Travis Hosteng

Impacting the future of transportation construction: CMAT supports DBEs and small cities/counties across Iowa

October 16, 2017

Jennifer Shane is looking forward to a future full of “movement.”

People are always moving, sometimes just down the road or sometimes across the state, and that means that transportation construction plays a key role in how ...

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Jennifer Shane assists high school teachers during 2017 Transportation Institute

The more you know: Teamwork and collaboration key strengths of Statewide MDST Program

October 12, 2017

At a dozen locations around Iowa, people are meeting in the name of traffic safety. That’s good news for Theresa Litteral, tasked with helping keep the local meetings relevant and the participants talking.

“So far, so good,” ...

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Meeting of MDST members, March 2017

CP Tech Center's Peter Taylor wins Technical Innovation Award

October 11, 2017

Peter Taylor, director of the National Concrete Pavement Center (CP Tech Center) at the Institute for Transportation at Iowa State University, has received the Technical Innovation Award from the Iowa Chapter of the American Public Works Association ...

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Peter Taylor

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