Browse Illinois Center for Transportation by Title

  • 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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  • Ozer, Hasan; Lippert, David L.; Kang, Seung Gu (Illinois Center for Transportation/Illinois Department of Transportation, 2015-08)
    This report presents the 2014 sustainability efforts of the Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT) in recycling reclaimed materials in highway construction. This report meets the requirements of Illinois Public Act ...

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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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  • Al-Qadi, Imad L.; Aurangzeb, Qazi; Carpenter, Samuel H.; Pine, William J.; Trepanier, James (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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  • Ishii, Audrey L.; Soong, David T.; Sharpe, Jennifer B. (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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  • Wolters, Angela; Zimmerman, Kathryn; Schattler, Kerrie; Rietgraf, Ashley (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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  • Wolters, Angela; Zimmerman, Kathryn; Schattler, Kerrie; Rietgraf, Ashley (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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  • Long, Jim; Anderson, Andrew (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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  • Stark, Timothy D.; Long, James H.; Assem, Pouyan (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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  • Long, James; Anderson, Andrew (Illinois Center for Transportation/Illinois Department of Transportation, 2014-09)
    A dynamic load test program consisting of 38 sites and 111 piles with restrikes was conducted throughout Illinois to improve the Illinois Department of Transportation design of driven piling. Pile types included steel ...

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  • Steele, Douglas A.; Zabecki, Jessica L. Marcon; Zimmerman, Laura (2013-10)
    Currently, the Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT) is one of the few state transportation agencies that require warning lights on nighttime work zone channelization devices, such as drums and barricades. The ...

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  • Steele, Douglas A.; Zabecki, Jessica Marcon; Zimmerman, Laura (2013-11)
    Vehicle-mounted warning lights for nighttime mobile highway operations provide critical protection to workers and the driving public. Alerting the traveling public of the approaching work activity and providing guidance ...

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  • Steele, Douglas; Vavrik, William (Illinois Center for Transportation, 2009-06)
    Moving lane closures are an increasingly utilized and inherently hazardous traffic control procedure for highway maintenance and operations activities. To improve the safety of moving lane closures for workers and ...

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  • Steele, Douglas; Vavrik, William (2010-08)
    Moving lane closures are an increasingly utilized and potentially hazardous traffic control procedure for highway maintenance and operations activities. To improve the safety of moving lane closures for workers and motorists, ...

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  • Al-Qadi, Imad l.; Leng, Zhen; Larkin, Al (2011-12)
    In-situ asphalt mixture density is critically important to the performance of flexible airport pavements: density that is too high, or too low, may cause early pavement distresses. Traditionally, two methods have been ...

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  • El-Gohary, Nora; Liu, Liang; El-Rayes, Khaled; Lv, Xuan (Illinois Center for Transportation/Illinois Department of Transportation, 2014-07)
    This report summarizes the tasks and findings of the ICT Project R27-132 Incorporating National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) into IDOT and Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) planning processes, which is aimed at ...

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  • LaFave, James M.; Fahnestock, Larry A.; Wright, Beth A.; Riddle, Joseph K.; Jarrett, Matthew W.; Svatora, Jeffrey S.; An, Huayu; Brambila, Gabriela (Illinois Center for Transportation/Illinois Department of Transportation, 2016-06)
    Integral abutment bridges (IABs) have become of interest due to their decreased construction and maintenance costs in comparison to conventional jointed bridges. Most prior IAB research was related to substructure behavior, ...

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  • Chapman, Jeremy R.; Benekohal, Rahim F. (2002-05)
    While most of the ITS activities are a part of Gary-Chicago-Milwaukee (GCM) Corridor project, there are many other ITS projects throughout Illinois. This study summarizes the needs, current and planned ITS activities in ...

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  • Tutumluer, Erol; Pan, Tongyan; Carpenter, Samuel H. (2005-02)
    The objectives of this FHWA pooled fund research project included the measurement of imaging based volumetric and morphological indices of coarse aggregates and their correlations with laboratory and field performance ...

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