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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  • Schattler, Kerrie L.; Anderson, Eric; Hanson, Trevor (Illinois Center for Transportation/Illinois Department of Transportation, 2016-03)
    In the spring of 2010, the Illinois Department of Transportation initiated an areawide implementation of the flashing yellow arrow (FYA) as the display for the left-turn permissive interval at more than 100 intersections ...

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  • El-Rayes, Khaled; Liu, Liang Y.; El-Gohary, Nora; Golparvar-Fard, Mani; Halabya, Ayman (Illinois Center for Transportation/Illinois Department of Transportation, 2016-01)
    Public agencies are required by state and federal laws to provide accessibility on their right-of-way (ROW). Failure of public agencies to provide accessibility on their ROW has resulted in costly settlements. Accordingly, ...

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  • Bhattarai, Rabin; Kalita, Prasanta; Azeem, Anwar; Jha, Ranjeet (Illinois Center for Transportation/Illinois Department of Transportation, 2016-01)
    Construction sites are considered one of the main sources of sediment and contaminants that can create water quality concerns in the receiving waters. When rainfall occurs, loose soil particles are disintegrated and eroded ...

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  • Bhattarai, Rabin; Kalita, Pransanta; Bulnes Garcia, Carlos; Monical, Joseph; Stoklosa, Matthew; Azeem, Anwar (Illinois Center for Transportation/Illinois Department of Transportation, 2016-01)
    Upon starting roadside construction work, construction crews must begin by ripping up a considerable amount of the ground. This process leaves areas such as roadside ditches without vegetation cover, which in turn leaves ...

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  • Bhattarai, Rabin; Kalita, Prasanta; Bulnes Garcia, Carlos; Monical, Joseph; Schumacher, Paul (Illinois Center for Transportation/Illinois Department of Transportation, 2016-01)
    Construction activities generally involve significant land disturbances, leaving the soil unprotected and more susceptible to erosion, which may in turn adversely affect the surrounding environment. The lack of quantitative ...

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