Mid-Con 2019 Concurrent Session 5

Thurs., Aug. 22, 10:30 a.m. – Noon

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Session 5A


Room: North Prairie

Wisconsin Safety Certification Mapping
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Glenn Vorhes, University of Wisconsin
Brian Porter, Wisconsin Department of Transportation
Steven Parker, University of Wisconsin

Evaluation of Stop Sign Beacons at Rural Intersections
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Shauna Hallmark, Iowa State University
Skylar Knickerbocker, Iowa State University
Raju Thapa, Iowa State University

Implementing Transportation Management Plans - Project Selection
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Carolina B. Resende, Iowa State University
Michael J. Volk, Iowa State University
Jennifer S. Shane, Iowa State University

Session 5B

Technology - Pavement

Room: South Prairie

Prevention of Premature Pavement Deterioration at the Longitudinal Joint Using a Void Reducing Asphalt Membrane (VRAM)
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Joyce Kamau, Iowa State University
Joseph Podolsky, Iowa State University
Chris Williams, Iowa State University
Kyle Hoegh, Minnesota Department of Transportation
Marvine Exline, Heritage Research Group

In Situ Mechanistic Modulus Verification Testing for Iowa Pavement Foundations
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David White, Ingios Geotechnics, Inc.

Investigation of Chloride Penetration in Shrinkage-Compensating Cement Concretes
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Weizhuo Shi, Iowa State University
Meysam Najimi, Iowa State University
Behrouz Shafei, Iowa State University

Session 5C

Technology -


Room: Central Prairie


Advanced Geotechnical Methods in Exploration (A-GaME)
Ben Rivers, FHWA
Silas Nichols, FHWA


Collaborative Hydraulics: Advancing to the Next Generation of Engineering (CHANGE)
Dave Claman, Iowa Department of Transporation


Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS)
Kat Weisner, FHWA
Tim McClung, FHWA

Session 5D


Room: Meadow

Smart Installation and Monitoring System for Large Anchor Rods of Support Structures for Highway Signs, Luminaries, and Traffic Signals
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Hanming Zhang, Iowa State University
An Chen, Iowa State University
Daji Qiao, Iowa State University
Long Que, Iowa State University

Innovative Approach to Cost Benefit Analysis of Granular Roads
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Sajjad Satvati, Iowa State University
Bora Cetin, Iowa State University
Jeramy Ashlock, Iowa State University

Quantifying Utility Risk in Transportation Project Development
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Roy Sturgill, Kentucky Transportation Center
Tim Taylor, University of Kentucky
Gabe Dadi, University of Kentucky

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