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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(Illinois Center for Transportation/Illinois Department of Transportation, 2015-06)Increased emphasis in the construction industry on sustainability and recycling requires production of aggregate gradations with lower dust (cleaner aggregates) and smaller maximum sizes—hence, increased amount of quarry ...
(Illinois Center for Transportation/Illinois Department of Transportation, 2015-05)This research was performed to enhance the software tool (Illinois Construction Scheduling Expert System, ICSES) developed in Phase I of this project (ICT project R27-86) by mining data collected on IDOT construction ...
(Illinois Center for Transportation/Illinois Department of Transportation, 2015-04)The purpose of this project was to create a training program that could be used for Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT) personnel who operated snow plows and spread road salt during winter storms. The training ...
Mechanistic-Empirical Design, Implementation, and Monitoring for Flexible Pavements: A Project Summary (Illinois Center for Transportation/Illinois Department of Transportation, 2014-05)Mechanistic-empirical (M-E)–based flexible pavement design concepts and procedures were developed in previous Illinois Cooperative Highway Research Program projects (IHR-510, IHR-524, and ICT- R28) and have been implemented ...
Field Evaluation of Smart Sensor Vehicle Detectors at Railroad Grade Crossings—Volume 4: Performance in Adverse Weather Conditions (Illinois Center for Transportation/Illinois Department of Transportation, 2015-01)The performance of a microwave radar system for vehicle detection at a railroad grade crossing with quadrant gates was evaluated in adverse weather conditions: rain (light and torrential), snow (light and heavy), dense ...