Browse Research and Publications - Illinois Center for Transporation by Author "El-Rayes, Khaled"

  • El-Gohary, Nora; El-Rayes, Khaled; Liu, Liang Y; Golparvar-Fard, Mani; Zhang, Ruichuan (Illinois Center for Transportation/Illinois Department of Transportation, 2017-08)
    This report summarizes the tasks and findings of the ICT Project R27-163, Adapting Construction Staking to Modern Technology, which aims to develop written procedures for the use of modern technologies (such as GPS and ...

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  • El-Rayes, Khaled; Liu, Liang; Ignacio, Ernest-John (Illinois Center for Transportation/Illinois Department of Transportation, 2018-11)
    Current Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT) policies specify that noise barriers can be constructed of earth, masonry, concrete, and composite materials. These IDOT policies specify that alternative noise barriers ...

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  • El-Rayes, Khaled; Liu, Liang; El-Gohary, Nora; Golparvar-Fard, Mani; Ignacio, Ernest-John (Illinois Center for Transportation/Illinois Department of Transportation, 2017-07)
    The relocation of utilities often causes delays to the completion of highway projects in Illinois and other states. These delays often result in delayed project completion and reopening of closed roads, and increased design ...

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  • El-Rayes, Khaled; Liu, Liang Y.; El-Gohary, Nora; Golparvar Fard, Mani; Halabya, Ayman (Illinois Center for Transportation/Illinois Department of Transportation, 2016-01)
    Public agencies are required by state and federal laws to provide accessibility on their right-of-way (ROW). Failure of public agencies to provide accessibility on their ROW has resulted in costly settlements. Accordingly, ...

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  • El-Rayes, Khaled; Liu, Liang; Abdallah, Moatassem (2011-06)
    This report presents the findings of a research project to study and develop a list of “green friendly” Best Management Practices (BMPs) for Illinois interstate rest areas. The objectives of this project are to (1) ...

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  • El-Rayes, Khaled; Liu, Liang; Abdallah, Moatassem (2013-06)
    Interstate rest area buildings in Illinois range in age from 10 to nearly 50 years old and are on display and used 365 days a year by nearly 40 million people annually. The rest area sites comprise 53 buildings that provide ...

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  • 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 ...

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  • El-Rayes, Khaled; Liu, Liang; Tarek Elghamrawy (2013-04)
    This report presents the findings of a research project to study and develop recommendations to minimize work zone crashes in Illinois. The objectives of this project were (1) to provide in-depth comprehensive review of ...

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  • Pena-Mora, Feniosky; Liu, Liang Y.; El-Rayes, Khaled; Odeh, Ibrahim S.; Boukamp, Frank; Hassan, Marwa; Elseifi, Mostafa (Illinois Center for Transportation (ICT), 2007-12)
    This report presents the findings of a research project that studied the veiling luminance ratio (glare) experienced by driveby motorists in lanes adjacent to nighttime work zones. The objectives of the project are to (1) ...

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