Research and Publications - Illinois Center for Transporation

 
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 ICT, visit http://ict.illinois.edu/ .

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  • LaHucik, Jeffrey R; Roesler, Jeffery R. (Illinois Center for Transportation/Illinois Department of Transportation, 2018-08)
    Roller-compacted concrete (RCC) is increasingly becoming an alternative pavement type because of its construction expediency, reductions in material and construction costs, sustainability benefits, and overall structural ...

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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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  • 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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  • Eriksson, Jacob; Jin, Yanzi (Illinois Center for Transportation/Illinois Department of Transportation, 2018-08)
    The objective of this project was to produce accurate vehicle counts and turn counts from opportunistically acquired video sources such as surveillance, red light, and other traffic cameras, using computer vision techniques. ...

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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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