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January 3, 2019

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InTrans 30th Anniversary event celebrates history, staff

Photo: Shauna Hallmark, Sharon Prochnow, and Omar Smadi
Staff, students, industry supporters, state and federal agencies, and many others, came together on Dec. 11 to mark the 30th year of InTrans, which began with a single grant in 1988. The event also celebrated the 35th anniversary of its Iowa Local Technical Assistance Program. More

CP Tech concludes successful Technologies Transfer project

The CP Tech Center recently concluded a five-year project funded by the FHWA to provide educational products and technical support to state agencies.
Photo: Paving Operation Workshop
The project ended in December 2018 and the CP Tech Center has just issued two summary documents outlining the results of their efforts to help SHAs manage their concrete pavement resources more effectively. More

REACTOR Lab tool aids in Traffic Incident Management response 

Image: Screenshot of the TIM Dashboard tool
InTrans’s REACTOR Lab has been working with the Iowa DOT to make traffic incident management (TIM) plans accessible with a TIM Dashboard unveiled during TIM Awareness Week, Nov. 11 through 17. More

ISU president makes stop at InTrans

Photo: ISU President gets tour of REACTOR Lab
Iowa State University President Wendy Wintersteen made a recent stop at the Institute for Transportation (InTrans) to learn more about its research and its partnerships.
Wintersteen told the group gathered to hear her talk that she was “very impressed” with the organization, and “pleased” to learn more about InTrans. More

News Briefs

Skylar Knickerbocker wins Young Transportation Professional Award See Story
InTrans issued its annual report for fiscal year 2018 See Story
New websites launched in November Explore sites

Recent InTrans Research

November/December 2018

Technology Transfer of Concrete Pavement Technologies Dec 2018
The Interrelationships between Speed Limits, Geometry, and Driver Behavior Nov 2018
Assessing Bridge Characteristics for Use and Importance as Roosting Habitats for Bats Nov 2018
Use of Biocementation for Slope Stabilization of Levees Nov 2018

September/October 2018

Using Operational Data to Assess Mobility and Crash Experience During Winter Conditions Oct 2018
Concrete Overlay Performance on Iowa’s Roadways Sep 2018
MASH 2016 Evaluation of a Non-Proprietary Type III Barricade Sep 2018
Vision-Based Traffic Conflict Detection of Signalized Intersections Sep 2018

August 2018

Initial Characterization of Geopolymer-Based UHPC Material Properties Aug 2018
Enhancing the Fundamental Knowledge and Use of Asphalt Emulsions Using Systematic Scientific and Engineering Approaches Aug 2018
Data-Driven Health Management of Electrical Vehicle Battery Systems Aug 2018
Risk and Failure Resilience Quantification of Interdependent Transportation Systems Aug 2018
Intelligent Highway Management System for the City of Wichita Aug 2018
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