Browse Research and Publications - Illinois Center for Transportation by Title

  • Brand, Alexander S.; Roesler, Jeffery R. (2014-09-12)
    Steel furnace slag (SFS) is an industrial by-product material that can contain free calcium oxide (CaO) and free magnesium oxide (MgO), both of which can cause significant expansion when hydrated. SFS aggregates are therefore ...

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  • Michael Koerber (2010-01)
    The Midwest Transportation Air Quality Summit, held from October 27-29, 2009, provided federal, state, regional, and local transportation and air agency representatives with an opportunity to discuss topics affecting both ...

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  • Lippert, David L.; Ozer, Hasan; Al-Qadi, Imad L.; Meister, James F.; Renshaw, G.; Tammin Uddin Khan, A.S.M.; Murphy, Timothy R.; Trepanier, James S.; Vespa, Joseph W. (Illinois Center for Transportation/Illinois Department of Transportation, 2016-02)
    A series of five experimental projects were constructed to better determine the life-cycle cost and performance of pavement overlays using various types and combinations of recycled materials—namely, reclaimed asphalt ...

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  • Lippert, D.L.; Wu, S.; Ozer, H.; Al-Qadi, I.L.; Meister, J.F.; Renshaw, G.; Barry, M.K.; Said, I.M.; Espinoza Luque, A.F.; Safi, F.R.; Murphy, T.R.; Trepanier, J.S.; Vespa, J.W. (Illinois Center for Transportation/Illinois Department of Transportation, 2017-02)
    series of five experimental projects were constructed to better determine the life-cycle cost and performance of pavement overlays using various levels of asphalt binder replacement (ABR) from use of reclaimed asphalt ...

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  • Kohler, Erwin; Long, Genevieve; Roesler, Jeff (2002-12)
    This report summarizes the design and construction of ten extended life continuously reinforced concrete pavement test sections at the Advanced Transportation, Research, and Engineering Laboratory (ATREL). The ten sections ...

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  • Braun, Lindsay M.; Barajas, Jesus M.; Lee, Bumsoo; Martin, Rebecca; Mashraky, Rafsun; Rathor, Shubhangi; Shrivastava, Manika (Illinois Center for Transportation/Illinois Department of Transportation, 2021-03)
    The availability and quality of pedestrian infrastructure play key roles in enabling access to transit. Many transit operators face challenges in facilitating this access, however, because they lack land use authority and ...

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  • Hall, James P.; Stitt, Susan (Illinois Center for Transportation (ICT), 2009-04)
    A key to the successful implementation of Context Sensitive Solutions (CSS) for Illinois transportation projects is the active and informed participation of Illinois Department of Transportation’s (IDOT) stakeholders. ...

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  • Al-Qadi, Imad L.; Buttlar, William; Baek, Jongeun; Kim, Minkyum (Illinois Center for Transportation (ICT), 2009-05)
    This project evaluated the ability of interlayer systems used in HMA overlays to retard reflective cracking. Field crack surveys and forensic investigation, including video imaging and ground penetrating radar surveys as ...

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  • Al-Qadi, Imad L.; Buttlar, William; Baek, Jongeun (Illinois Center for Transportation (ICT), 2009-05)
    In an effort to control reflective cracking in hot-mix asphalt (HMA) overlays placed over Portland Cement Concrete (PCC) pavements, several reflective crack control (RCC) systems, including interlayer systems, have been ...

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  • Jang-Hyeon Jo; Jong-Sung Lee; Ouyang, Yanfeng; Zongzhi Li (2009-09)
    This report introduces the development process of an Internet-based, GIS-compatible software tool for Illinois local road crash analysis. This state-of-the-art tool is capable of performing crash information query, ...

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  • Hajj, Ramez; Lu, Yujia (Illinois Center for Transportation/Illinois Department of Transportation, 2021-02)
    This report presents a review of flexible pavement pothole-patching materials, equipment, and techniques within Illinois Department of Transportation as well as other transportation agencies in the United States. The ...

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  • DeLorenzo, Stacey S.; Jiang, Min; Attalla, Mohamed (Illinois Center for Transportation/Illinois Department of Transportation, 2019-09)
    With increased interest in Pedestrian Hybrid Beacon (PHB) use across the United States, including in Illinois, it is necessary to provide a comprehensive analysis for PHB application nationwide, including current control ...

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  • Nelson, Pete; Hayward, John; Dillenberg, John (2007-02)
    Map existing state: o International Registration Plan carrier and vehicle data by Illinois Secretary of State to the CVIEW/SAFER database. o Intra state registration carrier and vehicle data by Illinois Secretary of ...

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  • Mao, Yiwei; Ouyang, Yanfeng (Illinois Center for Transportation/Illinois Department of Transportation, 2014-11)
    The project was conducted systematic road-safety assessment and identified major risks that can be eliminated or reduced by practical road-improvement measures. Specifically, the primary task of this project was to collect ...

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  • Al-Qadi, Imad L.; Rivera-Perez, José J.; Ozer, Hasan; Sayeh, Watheq; García Mainieri, Javier J.; Meidani, Hadi; Huang, John; Hand, Adam (Illinois Center for Transportation/Illinois Department of Transportation, 2020-06)
    Quality assurance programs for hot-mix asphalt (HMA) have evolved from method specifications to quality assurance specifications that distribute responsibilities and risks between contractors and owners. The Illinois ...

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  • Roesler, Jeffrey R.; Bordelon, Amanda C.; Ioannides, Anastasios; Beyer, Matthew; Wang, Dong (Illinois Center for Transportation, 2008-06)
    The objectives of this research were to provide the Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT) with an ultrathin whitetopping (UTW) thickness design method and guidelines for UTW design, concrete material selection, and ...

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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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  • Buttlar, William; Na Chiangmai, Chaiwat; Al-Qadi, Imad L.; Murphy, T.R.; Pine, W.J. (Illinois Center for Transportation/Illinois Department of Transportation, 2015-04)
    Fine-graded (F-G) asphalt concrete mixtures are composed of an aggregate structure in which the fine fraction controls the load-carrying capacity of the mix. Other states have reported benefits in using F-G mixtures, ...

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  • Golecki, Thomas F.; Spencer, B.F. (Illinois Center for Transportation/Illinois Department of Transportation, 2020-08)
    The partial collapse of Illinois Department of Transportation structure 020-3087 on October 1, 2019, provided IDOT with the opportunity to evaluate the in situ strength of a precast, prestressed concrete deck beam bridge ...

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  • Al-Qadi, Imad L.; Carpenter, Samuel H.; Roberts, Geoff; Ozer, Hasan; Aurangzeb, Qazi; Elseifi, Mostafa; Trepanier, James (Illinois Center for Transportation (ICT), 2009-01)
    For current recycled mix designs, the Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT) assumes 100% contribution of working binder from Recycled Asphalt Pavement (RAP) materials when added to Hot Mix Asphalt (HMA). However, ...

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