Browse Illinois Center for Transportation by Title

  • Al-Qadi, Imad L.; Elseifi, Mostafa; Carpenter, Samuel H. (2007-03)
    While the state of Illinois has been recycling Reclaimed Asphalt Pavement (RAP) material into hot-mix asphalt (HMA) since 1980, there continues to be questions regarding the correct approach to design HMA with RAP. The ...

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  • Dhanaraju, Sharan; Ouyang, Yanfeng; Tursun, Umit Deniz (Illinois Center for Transportation (ICT), 2009-06)
    This project studies the feasibility and implementation options for establishing a regional data archiving system to help monitor and manage traffic operations and planning for the northeastern Illinois region. It aims ...

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  • DeVries, Jon B.; Dermisi, Sofia V. (Illinois Center for Transportation (ICT), 2008-10)
    This research report provides primary research data and analysis on heavy truck trip generation and characteristics from regional distribution centers (RDC) and similar facilities in an effort to facilitate future public ...

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  • Andrawes, Bassem; Shaw, Ian, D; Zhao, Hang (Illinois Center for Transportation/Illinois Department of Transportation, 2018-02)
    for the repair and retrofit of concrete infrastructures. FRP can be applied to concrete as either externally bonded laminates or near-surface mounted (NSM) bars or plates. One problem afflicting bridge girders in cold ...

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  • Pociask, Geoffrey E.; Matthews, Jeffrey W. (2013-04)
    As required under Section 404 of the Clean Water Act and the Illinois Interagency Wetland Policy Act of 1989, the Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT) has established wetlands at mitigation sites throughout Illinois ...

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  • Ozer, Hasan; Ziyadi, Mojtaba; Feng, Yichen (Illinois Center for Transportation/Illinois Department of Transportation, 2018-04)
    Pavement condition assessment plays a key role in infrastructure programming and planning processes. Similar to other state agencies, the Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT) has been using a system to evaluate the ...

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  • Palmer, Matthew; Gibbons, Ronald; Bhagavathula, Rajaram; Davidson, Daniel; Holshouser, David (Illinois Center for Transportation/Illinois Department of Transportation, 2017-06)
    The impact of roadway lighting on soybean plant growth and development was measured in situ at seven locations in the state of Illinois. The plant data collection included periodic height, reproductive-stage, and Normalized ...

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  • Palmer, Matthew.; Gibbons, Ronald.; Bhagavathula, Rajaram.; Holshouser, David. (Illinois Center for Transportation/Illinois Department of Transportation, 2018-06)
    The impact of roadway lighting on soybean plant growth and development, was measured in situ at three locations in the state of Illinois. These locations were situated in close proximity of each other for the purpose of ...

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  • Benekohal, Rahim F.; Atluri, Varun (Illinois Center for Transportation (ICT), 2009-07)
    This study surveyed IDOT staff about roundabouts, evaluated two popular roundabout software programs (aaSIDRA and RODEL), developed a multi-criteria site selection procedure, and used it to identify 10 potential intersections ...

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  • Michael Lodes; Benekohal, Rahim F. (2013-01)
    The safety benefits and costs associated with implementing adaptive signal control technology (ASCT) were evaluated in this study. A user-friendly online survey was distributed to 62 agencies that had implemented ASCT in ...

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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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  • Schattler, Kerrie, L; Vadlamudi, Naveen; Riemann, Annie (Illinois Center for Transportation/Illinois Department of Transportation, 2017-04)
    As a part of this research, the safety performance of red light running (RLR) camera systems was evaluated for a sample of 41 intersections and 60 RLR camera approaches located on state routes under IDOT’s jurisdiction in ...

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  • Radhika Bamzai; Yongdoo Lee; Zongzhi Li (2011-04)
    The single greatest category of highway vehicle crashes is run-off-the-road incidents. Significant material differences and elevation changes in shoulder edges pose a potential safety hazard when a vehicle leaves the travel ...

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  • LaFave, James M; Fahnestock, Larry A; Kozak, Derek L (Illinois Center for Transportation/Illinois Department of Transportation, 2018-08)
    The seismic behavior of integral abutment bridges (IABs) is of particular interest in southern Illinois, where proximity to the New Madrid Seismic Zone may create significant ground motion accelerations during an earthquake. ...

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  • LaFave, James; Fahnestock, Larry; Foutch, D.A.; Steelman, Joshua; Revell, Jessica; Filipov, Evgueni; Hajjar, Jerome F. (2013-06)
    The Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT) commonly uses elastomeric bearings to accommodate thermal deformations in bridges, and these bearings have potential utility in seismic events. IDOT has developed an ...

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  • LaFave, James M; Fahnestock, Larry A; Luo, Jie; Kozak, Derek L (Illinois Center for Transportation/Illinois Department of Transportation, 2018-08)
    This study assesses the seismic performance of quasi-isolated highway bridges with seat-type abutments, validates the current IDOT design strategy, and provides recommendations for improving a bridge’s seismic behavior. ...

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  • Mohammadian, Kouros; Martina Frignani; Joshua Auld (2011-08)
    The research team conducted a survey of travel and activity scheduling behavior to better understand senior citizens’ trip chaining behavior in the Chicago metropolitan area’s most populous counties. The team used ...

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  • Al-Qadi, Imad L.; Baek, Jongeun; Leng, Zhen; Wang, Hao; Doyen, Matthe; Kern, Jeff; Gillen, Steven L. (2012-01)
    The short-term performance of the stone matrix asphalt (SMA) prepared with various warm-mix techniques (EvothermTM 3G, Sasobit®, and foamed asphalt) was conducted using extensive laboratory tests and on-site stiffness ...

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  • Farhad Ansari (2010-07)
    Local bridge scour is caused by the interference of bridge piers with the flow of water and is characterized by the formation of scour holes. Local scour occurs at a bridge pier when the local flow field is strong enough ...

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  • Thomas O'Rourke (2011-01)
    This report evaluates simulation training of IDOT snowplow operators to improve IDOT snow and ice removal operations. Specifically, it assesses a drivers’ evaluation of snowplow simulation training immediately after training ...

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