Browse Illinois Center for Transportation by Title

  • Sun, Dazhi; Benekohal, Rahim F.; Girianna, Montty (2005-02)
    This study developed a GIS-based Intersection Inventory System (GIS-IIS) for the signalized intersections on the state-maintained highway system of IDOT District 6. GIS-IIS is a tool to have an easy access to intersection ...

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  • Bham, Ghulam H.; Gharaibeh, Nasir G.; Darter, Michael I. (2003-06)
    GIS-ILLINET is interactive and user-friendly personal computer software developed to aid in managing the rehabilitation of Illinois pavements. GIS-ILLINET can provide vital information about pavement sections and the network ...

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  • Kouros Mohammadian; Karl Sturm; Zahra Pourabdollahi; Amir Samimi (2013-03)
    This report details the results generated by a recently completed nationwide online freight establishment study. The survey was assembled with the intention of allowing the formulation or enhancement of new or ...

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  • El-Rayes, Khaled; Liu, Liang; Abdallah, Moatassem (2011-06)
    This report presents the findings of a research project to study and develop a list of “green friendly” Best Management Practices (BMPs) for Illinois interstate rest areas. The objectives of this project are to (1) ...

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  • Khaled El-Rayes; Liang Liu; Moatassem Abdallah (2013-06)
    Interstate rest area buildings in Illinois range in age from 10 to nearly 50 years old and are on display and used 365 days a year by nearly 40 million people annually. The rest area sites comprise 53 buildings that provide ...

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  • Zhou, Huaguo; Rouholamin, Mahdi Pour (Illinois Center for Transportation/Illinois Department of Transportation, 2014-05)
    Each year, hundreds of fatal wrong-way driving (WWD) crashes occur across the United States, and thousands of injuries are reported in traffic crashes caused by wrong-way drivers. Although WWD crashes have been a concern ...

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  • Laurence Rohter; Jeffrey Fain; Hollie Lohman; Peter Beltemacchi (2012-11)
    This study proposes a network of overnight truck parking facilities in south suburban Chicago intended to accomplish a wide range of federal, state, and local policy objectives. At the federal and state levels, this report’s ...

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  • Lange, D.A.; Roesler, Jeffrey R.; D'Ambrosia, M.D.; Grasley, Z.C.; Lee, C.J.; Cowen, D.R. (2003-07)
    The use of High Performance Concrete (HPC) for IDOT transportation structures was the subject of a three-year study that involved field investigation, laboratory experiments, analysis and modeling work. The field study ...

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  • John Popovics; Jeffery Roesler; Carrie Peterson; Andres Salas; Suyun Ham (2011-08)
    This report documents a study performed for the Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT) regarding concrete roadway construction in hot weather. The main objective in this project is to develop improved specifications ...

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  • Medina, Juan C.; Benekohal, Rahim F. (2006-01)
    The Illinois Department of Transportation (DOT) coordinated a scanning tour to identify effective and efficient approaches of reducing the number and severity of freeway median crossover crashes. Representatives from ...

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  • Garcia, Gabriel; Thompson, Marshall (2007-01)
    The most important hot-mix asphalt (HMA) property influencing the structural response of a flexible pavement is the HMA modulus (EHMA). Dynamic modulus concepts are reviewed. The construction of master curves for HMA ...

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  • Garcia, Gabriel; Thompson, Marshall (2007-04)
    A three-stage study to evaluate Hot Mix Asphalt (HMA) dynamic modulus (E*) predictive models using typical Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT) mixtures and binders was conducted with the objective to propose HMA ...

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  • Schmidt, Arthur R.; Wang, Kexuan; William, Reshmina (Illinois Center for Transportation, 2014-07)
    The purpose of this document is to inform landowners, highway authorities, and other interested par-ties about general legal principles related to drainage and drainage improvements. This may allow them to recognize ...

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  • Lippert, David L.; Ozer, Hasan; Al-Qadi, Imad L.; El-Khatib, Ahmad K.; Yang, Rebekah; Dahhan, Abdul Z.; Vespa, Joseph W.; Trepanier, James S. (Illinois Center for Transportation/Illinois Department of Transportation, 2014-08)
    This report presents the sustainability efforts of the Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT) in recycling and reclaiming materials for use in highway construction. This report meets the requirements of Illinois ...

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  • Imad L. Al-Qadi; Qazi Aurangzeb; Samuel H. Carpenter; William J. Pine; James Trepanier (2012-06)
    Currently, highway agencies in Illinois are exploring the feasibility of using of higher amounts of reclaimed asphalt pavement (RAP) in asphalt mixtures. Concerns about variability in aggregate gradation and higher stiffness ...

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  • Audrey L. Ishii; David T. Soong; Jennifer B. Sharpe (2010-01)
    Illinois StreamStats (ILSS) is a Web-based application for computing selected basin characteristics and flood-peak quantiles based on the most recently (2010) published (Soong et al., 2004) regional flood-frequency equations ...

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  • Angela Wolters; Kathryn Zimmerman; Kerrie Schattler; Ashley Rietgraf (2011-12)
    EXECUTIVE SUMMARY Systematic management of pavements has become increasingly important as pavements continue to age and deteriorate and funding levels have decreased due to reduced funding or increased competition for ...

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  • Angela Wolters; Kathryn Zimmerman; Kerrie Schattler; Ashley Rietgraf (2011-12)
    Pavement management systems have proven to be an effective tool for management of large state and metropolitan pavement networks. Although smaller agencies no doubt have similar operational and organizational needs and ...

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  • Jim Long; Andrew Anderson (2012-07)
    Dynamic pile testing and one static load test was performed in accordance with ICT project R27-69, “Improved Design for Driven Piles Based on a Pile Load Test Program in Illinois.” The objectives of this project are to ...

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  • Timothy D. Stark; James H. Long; Pouyan Assem (2013-05)
    In this project, Illinois-specific design procedures were developed for drilled shafts founded in weak shale. In addition, recommendations for field and laboratory testing to characterize the in situ condition of weak ...

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