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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  • Qi, Yan; Fries, Ryan N.; Saran Baral, Shambhu; Biswas, Pranesh (Illinois Center for Transportation/Illinois Department of Transportation, 2020-11)
    Serving as a windbreak, properly sited and designed snow fences have been proven effective in mitigating the negative impacts of blowing snow. To achieve the best snow-control effects, the ideal locations for snow fences ...

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  • Petrie, John; Qi, Yan; Cornwell, Mark; Al Adib Sarker, Md; Biswas, Pranesh; Du, Sen; Shi, Xianming (Illinois Center for Transportation/Illinois Department of Transportation, 2020-11)
    Blowing snow accounts for a large part of Illinois Department of Transportation’s total winter maintenance expenditures. This project aims to develop recommendations on the design and placement of living snow fences (LSFs) ...

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  • Qi, Yan; Al Adib Sarker, Md; Imran, Mohiuddin; Pokhrel, Roshan (Illinois Center for Transportation/Illinois Department of Transportation, 2020-10)
    Adults aged 65 or older form a vulnerable population that is susceptible to road traffic injuries. Motor vehicle crashes are among the leading causes of unintentional injury deaths for the older population. There has been ...

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  • Hohner, Amanda K.; Pelletier, Austin; Akin, Idil; Chowdhury, Indranil; Watts, Richard; Shi, Xianming; Dutmer, Brendan; Mueller, James (Illinois Center for Transportation/Illinois Department of Transportation, 2020-09)
    Industrial activities and vehicular transportation often pollute roadside soils with toxic mixtures of petroleum derivatives, combustion byproducts, and metal contaminants. Of these contaminants, semi-volatile organic ...

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  • Lee, Hyung S.; Vavrik, William; Abdualla, Hesham (Illinois Center for Transportation/Illinois Department of Transportation, 2020-09)
    The existing smoothness specification implemented by the Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT) was based on profile-index measurement, which was also widely used by other agencies. There is a national and international ...

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