Illinois Center for Transportation

 
The Illinois Center for Transportation (ICT) is a premier transportation research center that builds on the experience of renowned experts in transportation and related fields at the University of Illinois, the Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT), and other universities in Illinois and across the country by providing the appropriate tools and support required for objective research. For more information about the ICT, visit http://ict.illinois.edu.

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  • Jiang, Zhoutong; Jadaan, Khair; Ouyang, Yanfeng (Illinois Center for Transportation/Illinois Dnepartment of Transportation, 2016-10)
    When the actual operating speed on the roads exceeds the design speed, which is common on rural highways, the roadway design may become problematic from a safety point of view. This report presents a new methodology that ...

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  • Vavrik, William R.; Dwyer, Carmine E.; Brink, Wouter C.; Larson, Gregg (Illinois Center for Transportation/ Illinois Department of Transportation, 2016-09)
    A road weather information system (RWIS) is a combination of technologies that collects, transmits, models, and disseminates weather and road condition information. Sensors measure a range of weather‐related conditions, ...

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  • Lippert, David L.; Wu, Shengua; Ozer, Hasan (Illinois Center for Transportation/Illinois Department of Transportation, 2016-08)
    This report provides a summary of the sustainability efforts of the Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT) in recycling reclaimed materials in highway construction during calendar year 2015. This report meets the ...

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  • Ardeshirilajimi, Ardavan; Wu, Di; Chaunsali, Piyush; Mondal, Paramita; Chen, Ying Tung; Rahman, Mohammad Mahfuzur; Ibrahim, Ahmed; Lindquist, Will; Hindi, Riyadh (Illinois Center for Transportation/Illinois Department of Transportation, 2016-06)
    The application of pre-soaked lightweight aggregates (LWA) as an internal curing agent in concrete to reduce the cracking due to drying shrinkage is thoroughly studied in this report. It is determined that although LWA ...

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  • Ashiquzzaman, Md; Hui, Li; Schmeltz, Justin; Merino, Carlos; Bozkurt, Bora; Ibrahim. Ahmed; Lindquist, Will; Hindi, Riyadh (Illinois Center for Transportation/Illinois Department of Transportation, 2016-06)
    Bridge decks often overhang past the exterior girders in order to increase the width of the deck while limiting the required number of longitudinal girders. The overhanging portion of the deck results in unbalanced eccentric ...

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