Browse Research and Publications - Illinois Center for Transporation by Author "Kalita, Prasanta"

  • Bhattarai, Rabin; Kalita, Prasanta; Gautam, Sudip; Howard, Heide; Svendsen, Niels; Gambill, Daniel (Illinois Center for Transportation/Illinois Department of Transportation, 2016-11)
    The Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT) and local agencies monitor and regulates the 146,764 mi of roadway that are open to public travel in the State of Illinois. There are many old and aging bridges, culverts, ...

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  • Bhattarai, Rabin; Kalita, Prasanta; Bulnes Garcia, Carlos; Monical, Joseph; Schumacher, Paul (Illinois Center for Transportation/Illinois Department of Transportation, 2016-01)
    Construction activities generally involve significant land disturbances, leaving the soil unprotected and more susceptible to erosion, which may in turn adversely affect the surrounding environment. The lack of quantitative ...

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  • Bhattarai, Rabin; Kalita, Prasanta; Azeem, Anwar; Jha, Ranjeet (Illinois Center for Transportation/Illinois Department of Transportation, 2016-01)
    Construction sites are considered one of the main sources of sediment and contaminants that can create water quality concerns in the receiving waters. When rainfall occurs, loose soil particles are disintegrated and eroded ...

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  • Kalita, Prasanta; Bhattarai, Rabin; Richard Cooke; Heidi Howard; Svendsen, Niels (2013-04)
    The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (UIUC), the Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT), and the Construction Engineering Research Laboratory (CERL) of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers joined in a partnership ...

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