Browse Research and Publications - Illinois Center for Transporation by Title

  • Lange, D.A.; Roesler, Jeffrey R.; D'Ambrosia, Matthew; 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 ...

    application/pdf

    application/pdfPDF (13Mb)
  • Popovics, John; Roesler, Jeffery; Peterson, Carrie; Salas, Andres; Ham, Suyun (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 ...

    application/pdf

    application/pdfPDF (3Mb)
  • 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 ...

    application/pdf

    application/pdfPDF (13Mb)
  • 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 ...

    application/pdf

    application/pdfPDF (2Mb)
  • 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 ...

    application/pdf

    application/pdfPDF (1Mb)
  • 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 ...

    application/pdf

    application/pdfPDF (4Mb)
  • 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 ...

    application/pdf

    application/pdfPDF (4Mb)
  • 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 ...

    application/pdf

    application/pdfPDF (2Mb)
  • 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 ...

    application/pdf

    application/pdfPDF (765Kb)
  • 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 ...

    application/pdf

    application/pdfPDF (2Mb)
  • 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 ...

    application/pdf

    application/pdfPDF (2Mb)
  • 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 ...

    application/pdf

    application/pdfPDF (29Mb)
  • 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 ...

    application/pdf

    application/pdfPDF (2Mb)
  • 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 ...

    application/pdf

    application/pdfPDF (3Mb)
  • Douglas A. Steele; Jessica L. Marcon Zabecki; Laura Zimmerman (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 ...

    application/pdf

    application/pdfPDF (870Kb)
  • 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 ...

    application/pdf

    application/pdfPDF (852Kb)
  • 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 ...

    application/pdf

    application/pdfPDF (4Mb)
  • 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, ...

    application/pdf

    application/pdfPDF (3Mb)
  • Imad l. Al-Qadi; Zhen Leng; Al Larkin (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 ...

    application/pdf

    application/pdfPDF (3Mb)
  • 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 ...

    application/pdf

    application/pdfPDF (7Mb)