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Asphalt Pavements

Analysis Software to Verify Mix Designs (381 kb pdf)
Brian Coree, Iowa State University; Mike Heitzman, John Hinrichsen, Dan Redmond, Dab Seward, Todd Siefken, Iowa DOT

Effect of PG Binder Grade and Source on Performance of Superpave Mixtures under Hamburg Wheel Tester (747 kb pdf)
Aneel Gogula, Mustaque Hossain, John Boyer, Stefan Romanoschi, Kansas State University

Correlation between the Laboratory and Field Permeability Values for Superpave Pavements (663 kb pdf)
Aneel Gogula, Mustaque Hossain, Stefan Romanoschi, Kansas State University; Glenn Fager, Kansas DOT

Foamed Asphalt Stabilized Base in Reclaimed Asphalt Pavement: A Promising Technology for Midwestern Roads (655 kb pdf)
Stefan Romanoschi, Mustaque Hossain, Kansas State University; Michael Heitzmann, Iowa DOT; Andrew Gisi, Kansas DOT

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Asset Management

Asset Management and City Government (677 kb pdf)
Ernie Wittwer, Jason Bittner, Char Kasprzak, Midwest Regional University Transportation Center at the University of Wisconsin-Madison

GASB Statement 34—the On-Ramp to Transportation Asset Management or a Detour Leading to Business as Usual? (526 kb pdf)
Thomas Maze, Omar Smadi, CTRE at Iowa State University

Financial Reporting: GASB Statement 34 and Its Role in Asset Management
Duane Pitchard and Sue Rybolt, City of Ames Department of Finance

Primer on the Science of Asset Management
Omar Smadi, Thomas Maze, CTRE at Iowa State University

Transportation Asset Management Today: An Evaluation of an Emerging Virtual Community of Practice (629 kb pdf)
Jeromie Winsor, Laxmi Ramasubramanian, Sue McNeil, University of Illinois at Chicago; Lou Adams, New York State DOT

Utilization of LIDAR Technology for Highway Inventory (561 kb pdf)
Huda Shamayleh, Aemal Khattak, University of Nebraska-Lincoln

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Bridges

FHWA Bridge Research and Technology Deployment Initiatives (376 kb pdf)
Ian Friedland, FHWA; Edgar Small, Catholic University of America

An Overview of Scour Types and Scour-Estimation Difficulties Faced at Bridge Abutments (770 kb pdf)
Robert Ettema, Tatsuaki Nakato, Marian Muste, University of Iowa

Monitoring and Evaluation of the Iowa River Bridge Launch (358 kb pdf)
Brent Phares, Robert Abendroth, Terry Wipf, N. McDonald, S. Abraham, Iowa State University

Construction of Laboratory and Field Demonstration Modified Beam-in-Slab Bridges (775 kb pdf)
Travis F. Konda, Wayne Klaiber, Terry Wipf, Iowa State University

Lateral Impacts to PC Girders in Bridges with Intermediate Diaphragms (629 kb pdf)
Robert Abendroth, Fouad Fanous, Iowa State University

Strengthening of Steel Girder Bridges Using FRP (1 mb pdf)
Brent Phares, Terry Wipf, Wayne Klaiber, A. Abu-Hawash, Yoon-Si Lee, Iowa State University

Repair of Damaged Prestressed Concrete Bridges Using CFRP (581 kb pdf)
Wayne Klaiber, Terry Wipf, Brian J. Kempers, Iowa State University

Bridge Load Rating Using Physical Testing (518 kb pdf)
Brent Phares, Terry Wipf, Wayne Klaiber, A. Abu-Hawash, Iowa State University

Monitoring and Evaluation of a Plate Girder Bridge (555 kb pdf)
Terry Wipf, Brent Phares, Lowell Greimann, Douglas Wood, Iowa State University; Bruce Brakke, Iowa DOT

Experimental Evaluation of Deteriorated Precast Channel Bridges (367 kb pdf)
Scott Ingersoll, Terry Wipf, Wayne Klaiber, Iowa State University

Railroad Flatcar Bridges for Economical Bridge Replacement Systems (617 kb pdf)
Justin Doornink, Terry Wipf, Wayne Klaiber, Iowa State University

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Design and Construction

Iowa’s Statewide Urban Design Standards Promote Improved Access Management (439 kb pdf)
David Plazak, Dale Harrington, CTRE at Iowa State University

An Investigation of Object-Oriented Specifications for Iowa DOT and Urban Standards (757 kb pdf)
Russell Walters, Edward Jaselskis, Zhili Gao, Iowa State University

Development and Maintenance of the Electronic Reference Library (501 kb pdf)
Russell Walters, Charles Jahren, Iowa State University

Construction Scheduling for Urban Freeway Renewal Projects: A Case Study (1 mb pdf)
Dong Chen, Charles Jahren, Augusto Canales, Iowa State University

Pilot Study on Laser Scanning Technology for Transportation Projects (646 kb pdf)
Edward Jaselskis, Zhili Gao, Iowa State University; Alice Welch, Dennis O’Brien, Iowa DOT

Use of LIDAR-Based Elevation Data for Highway Drainage Analysis: A Qualitative Assessment (1.7 mb pdf)
Zachary Hans, Ryan Tenges, Shauna Hallmark, Reginald Souleyrette, Sitansu Pattnaik, CTRE at Iowa State University

Web-Based Database for Highway Erosion and Sedimentation Control Measures (1.3 mb pdf)
Marian Muste, Roger Gomez, Kwonkyu Yu, Robert Ettema, University of Iowa

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Education

Information is Our Seed Corn: An Overview of the Midwest Transportation Knowledge Network (216 kb pdf)
Robert Sweet, Transportation Research Institute at University of Michigan

Training—the Key to Technology Implementation (403 kb pdf)
Leland Smithson, AASHTO Snow and Ice Cooperative Program

Iowa Department of Transportation Technical Training Activities (331 kb pdf)
Chris Anderson, Iowa DOT

Turning Students on to Transportation: A Pilot Program for Recruiting High School Students into Transportation Careers and Programs of Study (406 kb pdf)
Michele Regenold, Deborah Witt, CTRE at Iowa State University

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F-SHRP

F-SHRP Overview and Stakeholder Involvement (159 kb pdf)
Ann Brach, Transportation Research Board

Future Strategic Highway Research Program: Background and Status Report; Renewal (2.3 mb pdf)
Thomas Cackler and Stephen Andrle, CTRE at Iowa State University

F-SHRP Safety: Making a Significant Improvement in Highway Safety
Tom Welch, Iowa Department of Transportation and Panel Member

F-SHRP Reliability: Providing a Highway System with Reliable Travel Times
Richard Margiotta, Cambridge Systematics, Inc.

F-SHRP Capacity: Providing Highway Capacity in Support of the Nation’s Economic, Environmental, and Social Goals
Ian MacGillivray, Iowa DOT retired and Panel Member

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Highway Maintenance

Synthesis of Best Practice for Increasing Protection and Visibility of Highway Maintenance Vehicles (319 kb pdf)
Ali Kamyab, Western Transportation Institute; Thomas McDonald, CTRE at Iowa State University

Quantitative Guidelines for Use of Thin Maintenance Surfaces (1 mb pdf)
Charles Jahren, Jacob Thorius, Kevin Behling, Iowa State University

Cost Comparison of Treatments Used to Maintain or Upgrade Aggregate Roads (424 kb pdf)
Mary Rukashaza-Mukome, Jacob Thorius, Charles Jahren, David White, Iowa State University; Gregory Johnson, Minnesota DOT

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Iowa ITS and I-235

Update on I-235 Reconstruction in Des Moines, Iowa
Martin Sankey, Iowa DOT

Use of Advanced Microscopic Traffic Simulation for Transportation Planning in Des Moines Area (902 kb pdf)
Stu Anderson, Iowa DOT; Tom Kane, Des Moines Area Metropolitan Planning Organization; Mithilesh Jha, Jacobs Civil, Inc.

CARS Pooled Fund Effort (945 kb pdf)
John Whited, Iowa DOT

Iowa 511 and Freeway ITS in the Des Moines Region
Michael Jackson, Iowa DOT

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Pavement Management

Demonstrating the Use of Pavement Management Tools to Address GASB Statement 34 Requirements (481 kb pdf)
Angela Wolters, Kathryn Zimmerman, Applied Pavement Technology, Inc.

Integrating Preventive Maintenance and Pavement Management Practices (475 kb pdf)
Kathryn Zimmerman, David Peshkin, Applied Pavement Technology, Inc.

Adaptability of AASHTO Provisional Standards for Condition Surveys for Roughness and Faulting in Kansas (573 kb pdf)
Kamesh Vedula, Mustaque Hossain, Kansas State University; Rick Miller, Kansas DOT; Gaylord Cumberledge, CGH-Pavement Engineering, Inc.

Roughness Progression Model on Kansas PCC Pavements (598 kb pdf)
Victoria Felker, Mustaque Hossain, Yacoub Najjar, Kansas State University; Richard Barezinsky, Kansas DOT

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PCC Pavements

Long-Term Plan for Concrete Pavement Research and Technology (298 kb pdf)
Theodore Ferragut, TDC Partners, Ltd.; Dale Harrington, Marcia Brink, CTRE at Iowa State University

Effect of Curling on As-Constructed and Early Life Smoothness of PCC Pavements (576 kb pdf)
Zahidul Siddique, Mustaque Hossain, John Devore, Kansas State University; William Parcells, Jr., Kansas DOT

Evaluation of Premature PCC Pavement Longitudinal Cracking in Colorado (855 kb pdf)
Ahmad Ardani, Shamshad Hussain, Robert LaForce, Colorado DOT

Alternative Dowel Bars (418 kb pdf)
Max Porter, Iowa State University

Investigation into Pavement Curing Materials, Application Techniques, and Assessment Methods (693 kb pdf)
Kejin Wang, James Cable, Zhi Ge, Iowa State University

A Structural Model for the Rapid Analysis of Concrete Pavement Systems (306 kb pdf)
Halil Ceylan, Iowa State University; Erol Tutumluer, Ernest Barenberg, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Implications of Wetting-Drying Cycles for the Performance of Pavement Systems (132 kb pdf)
Radhey Sharma, Iowa State University

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Planning

Planning the Mississippi River Trail in Iowa Using Geographic Information Systems (473 kb pdf)
Jamie Luedtke, David Plazak, CTRE at Iowa State University

Iowa’s New Rest Areas (5.2 mb pdf)
Mark Masteller, Iowa DOT

Collaboration, Automation, and Cognitive Aids Technologies to Solve Complex Transportation Problems (330 kb pdf)
Deepa Mani, University of Missouri-Columbia

Exclusive Facilities for Trucks in Florida: An Investigation of the Potential for Reserved Truck Lanes and Truckways on the State Highway System (439 kb pdf)
Stephen Reich, Janet Davis, Anthony Ferraro, Martin Catalá, Center for Urban Transportation Research at the University of South Florida

US 83 Texas Study Corridor—FHWA Economic Development Highway Initiative: Border Crossings and Rural Communities (432 kb pdf)
Richard Burruss, Wilbur Smith Associates

A Dynamically Configurable Network-Scanning Tool for the Spatial Cluster Analysis of Linear Network Feature Corridors (266 kb pdf)
Dan Gieseman, CTRE at Iowa State University

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Traffic and Access Management

Process to Identify High Priority Corridors for Access Management Near Large Urban Areas in Iowa Using Spatial Data (1.1 mb pdf)
David Plazak and Reginald Souleyrette, CTRE at Iowa State University

Access Management Techniques to Improve Traffic Operations and Safety: A Case Study of a Full vs. Directional Median Opening (359 kb pdf)
Sunanda Dissanayake, Kansas State University; John Lu, University of South Florida

Impact of Modern Roundabouts on Vehicular Emissions (399 kb pdf)
Srinivas Mandavilli, Eugene Russell, and Margaret Rys, Kansas State University

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Traffic and Safety

Reducing Crashes at Rural Thru/Stop-Controlled Intersections (426 kb pdf)
Howard Preston, CH2M Hill

Young Drivers and Run-Off-the-Road Crashes (393 kb pdf)
Sunanda Dissanayake, Kansas State University

U.S. Experience with Centerline Rumble Strips on Two-Lane Roads: Pattern Research and North American Usage (543 kb pdf)
Eugene Russell, Margaret Rys, Troy Brin, Kansas State University

Deer-Vehicle Crash Countermeasures Effectiveness Research Review (338 kb pdf)
Keith Knapp, Tanveer Oakasa, Xin Yi, University of Wisconsin-Madison

Improving Left-Turn Safety Using Flashing Yellow Arrow Permitted Indications (658 kb pdf)
David Noyce, University of Wisconsin-Madison

Using Reidentification to Evaluate the SCOUT Traffic Management System (2 mb pdf)
Eric Meyer, University of Kansas; Carlos Sun, University of Missouri-Columbia

Urban Four-Lane Undivided to Three-Lane Roadway Conversion Guidelines (460 kb pdf)
Keith Knapp, Woochul Lee, University of Wisconsin-Madison; Karen Giese, Kittelson and Associates, Inc.

Effectiveness of Speed Advisory Sign System in Reducing Speeds Upstream of a Traffic Slowdowns (222 kb pdf)
Vijay Kannan, Geza Pesti, Mid-America Transportation Center at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln

The Role of the Street Environment in How People Cross Roads in Urban Settings (857 kb pdf)
Michael Baltes, Xuehao Chu, Center for Urban Transportation Research at the University of South Florida; Martin Guttenplan, Florida Department of
Transportation

Roadway Conditions as Contributing Factors in Florida Traffic Crashes (635 kb pdf)
Michael Baltes, Xuehao Chu, Center for Urban Transportation Research at the University of South Florida

Fiber Optic Implementation of a Cumulative Momentum Model for Natural Urban Intersection Traffic Management (407 kb pdf)
Chung Yu, Sheldon Muir, North Carolina A&T State University

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Transit

Introduction to the Transit Capacity and Quality of Service Manual (360 kb pdf)
Stephen Andrle, CTRE at Iowa State University

Evaluation of First-Year Florida MPO Transit Capacity and Quality of Service Reports (470 kb pdf)
Victoria Perk, Chandra Foreman, Center for Urban Transportation Research at the University of South Florida

Statistical Estimation of the Importance Customers Place on Specific Elements of Bus Rapid Transit (785 kb pdf)
Michael Baltes, Center for Urban Transportation Research at the University of South Florida

Conducting a Successful On-Board Survey of Public Transit Customers (385 kb pdf)
Michael Baltes, Center for Urban Transportation Research at the University of South Florida

Spatial Data Integration for Low-Income Worker Accessibility Assessment: A Case Study of the Chicago Metropolitan Area (442 kb pdf)
Piyushimita Thakuriah, Juan Ortega, P.S. Sriraj, Urban Transportation Center at the University of Illinois at Chicago

Analysis of the Environmental Justice Compliance of the Chicago Transit Authority (487 kb pdf)
P.S. Sriraj, Geoff Fruin, Sue McNeil, Urban Transportation Center at the University of Illinois at Chicago

Automated Methods for Collecting National Transit Database Data (333 kb pdf)
Victoria Perk, Center for Urban Transportation Research at the University of South Florida

Iowa Rural Transit ITS Implementation
Jeff Stratton, Iowa DOT

Accomplishments of an Innovative Statewide Van Lease and Purchase Program (353 kb pdf)
Frederick Wegmann, Theodore Newsom, University of Tennessee

Development of an In-House Automated Vehicle Location System (452 kb pdf)
Juan Ortega, Audrey Wennink, Urban Transportation Center at the University of Illinois at Chicago

Travel Demand Modeling of Automated Small Vehicle Transit on a University Campus (1.8 mb pdf)
Stanley Young, Rick Miller, Kansas DOT; Dean Landman, Kansas State University

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Transportation Security

Surface Transportation Security: FHWA Perspective and Activities (642 kb pdf)
Mac Lister, FHWA

Methodology to Measure the Costs and Benefits of Technology to Improve Hazardous Materials Transportation Safety and Security (522 kb pdf)
Joseph DeLorenzo, Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration; John Allen, Battelle; Mark Jensen, Science Applications International Corporation

Federal Transit Administration Homeland Security Initiatives
Michael Taborn, FTA Office of Safety and Security

System Security Awareness/Transit Watch
Dave Martin, Transportation Security Administration

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Winter Maintenance

Using an Artificial Neural Network to Predict Parameters for Frost Deposition on Iowa Bridgeways (476 kb pdf)
Bradley Temeyer, William Gallus, Jr., Iowa State University; Karl Jungbluth, National Weather Service; Dennis Burkheimer, Diane McCauley, Iowa DOT

Bridge Frost: Observations and Forecasts by Numerical Methods (541 kb pdf)
Tina Greenfield, Eugene Takle, Brian Tentinger, José Álamo, Iowa State University; Dennis Burkheimer, Diane McCauley, Iowa DOT

Bridge Prioritization for Installation of Automatic Anti-icing Systems in Nebraska (368 kb pdf)
Aemal Khattak, Geza Pesti, University of Nebraska-Lincoln

Cost-Effectiveness of Abrasives, Salt Brine, and LCS for Winter Operations in Nebraska (219 kb pdf)
Yu Liu, Geza Pesti, Mid-America Transportation Center at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln

Deploying the Winter Maintenance Decision Support System in Iowa (1.4 mb pdf)
Dennis Kroeger, CTRE at Iowa State University; Dennis Burkheimer, Iowa DOT

A Business Case for Winter Maintenance Technology Applications: Highway Maintenance Concept Vehicle (650 kb pdf)
Dennis Kroeger, Reggie Sinhaa, CTRE at Iowa State University

Benefit-Cost Assessment of Automatic Vehicle Location in Highway Maintenance (536 kb pdf)
Eric Meyer, Ishtiaque Ahmed, University of Kansas

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Mid-Continent Transportation Research Symposium, Aug. 21-22, 2003