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  • Research Impacts: Better—Faster—Cheaper

    Transportation Excellence Through Research

    Research Impacts

    Better—Faster—Cheaper

    July 2013

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    Transportation Excellence Through Research

    Table of Contents

    Note: Sweet 16 project titles are designated with “red” text and are featured in the list immediately following the Introduction.

    Introduction ..................................................................................................................................................................... 8

    List of Sweet 16 High Value Research Projects .......................................................................................................... 8

    Region 1 ........................................................................................................................................................................ 8

    Region 2 ........................................................................................................................................................................ 8

    Region 3 ........................................................................................................................................................................ 9

    Region 4 ........................................................................................................................................................................ 9

    Alabama Department of Transportation (ALDOT) ..................................................................................................... 10

    Development of a Test Facility to Evaluate the Optimal Design of Best Management Practices (BMPs) for

    Managing Environmental Problems at Construction Sites ......................................................................................... 10

    Revenue Enhancement Alternatives for The Alabama Department of Transportation .............................................. 11

    Arkansas State Highway and Transportation Department (AHTD) ......................................................................... 13

    Design, Construction, and Monitoring of Roller Compacted Concrete Pavement in the Fayetteville Shale Play ...... 13

    California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) ................................................................................................. 15

    Accident Risk Analysis Tool ........................................................................................................................................ 15

    Deliver a Set of Tools for Resolving Bad Inductive Loops and Correcting Bad Data ................................................. 16

    Development of Intelligent Roadway Information System (IRIS) ............................................................................... 18

    Evaluation of an Animal Warning System Effectiveness ............................................................................................ 19

    Evaluation of Culvert Cleaning Technology ................................................................................................................ 20

    High Occupancy Vehicle (HOV) Lane Management System ..................................................................................... 21

    Ramp Metering Design Tools and Field Test Implementation of Queue Control ....................................................... 22

    Safety Roadside Rest Areas – Identifying Ways to Improve Traveler and Worker Safety Through Design and

    Location ...................................................................................................................................................................... 24

    ShakeCast – A Tool for Rapid Post-Earthquake Response ....................................................................................... 25

    Connecticut Department of Transportation ............................................................................................................... 28

    Use of Streaming Media and Digital Media Technologies at Connecticut DOT ......................................................... 28

    District of Columbia Department of Transportation (DDOT) .................................................................................... 29

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    Innovative Bicycle Facility Research and Analysis ..................................................................................................... 29

    Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) ........................................................................................................... 32

    Aging Driver and Pedestrian Safety: Human Factors Studies .................................................................................... 32

    Hydroplaning on Multi Lane Facilities ......................................................................................................................... 33

    National Transit Database Alternative Sampling Plans .............................................................................................. 34

    Sealing of Cracks on Florida Bridge Decks with Steel Girders .................................................................................. 36

    The Effect of Barriers on Bridge Load Distribution ..................................................................................................... 37

    Travel Time Reliability Improvements ......................................................................................................................... 38

    Georgia Department of Transportation (GDOT) ........................................................................................................ 40

    A Pavement Condition Survey Procedure and Program for Counties and Cities ...................................................... 40

    Inverted Base Pavements: New Field Test and Design Catalogue ............................................................................ 41

    Recommended Guide for Next Generation of Transportation Design-Build Procurement and Contracting in the

    State of Georgia .......................................................................................................................................................... 43

    Safety Performance Evaluation of Converging Chevron Pavement Markings ........................................................... 44

    Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT) ............................................................................................................ 46

    2010 Highway Safety Manual Lead State Peer-To-Peer Workshop .......................................................................... 46

    Best Practices for Implementation of Tack Coat Technical Review Panel (TRP) Recommendations ....................... 47

    Calibration and Refinement of Illinois' Earthquake Resisting System Bridge Design Methodology .......................... 49

    Investigation of Contributing Factors Regarding Wrong-Way Driving on Freeways .................................................. 51

    Load Rating And Retrofit Testing Of Bridge Timber Piles Subjected To Eccentric Loading ...................................... 52

    Indiana Department of Transportation (INDOT) ......................................................................................................... 54

    Analysis and Methods of Improvements of Safety at High-Speed Rural Intersections .............................................. 54

    Development of Internally Cured Concrete for Increased Service Life ...................................................................... 55

    Effects of Realistic Heat Straightening Repair on the Properties and Serviceability of Damaged

    Steel Beam Bridges .................................................................................................................................................... 57

    Evaluation of Recycled Asphalt Pavement for Surface Mixtures ............................................................................... 58

    High Performance Concrete Pavement ...................................................................................................................... 60

    Long-Term Behavior of Integral Abutment Bridges .................................................................................................... 61

    Investigation of Premature Distress Around Joints in PCC Pavements ..................................................................... 63

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    Maximizing the Use of Local Materials in HMA Surfaces ........................................................................................... 64

    Performance Evaluation of Traffic Sensing and Control Devices ............................................................................... 66

    Structural Impact of Construct