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September 18, 2018

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Register now for Innovations in Transportation Conference, Oct. 9-10

Graphic: Innovations in Transportation Conference 2018
Registration is now open for the biennial Innovations in Transportation Conference. This year’s conference will be held from Oct. 9–10 at the Scheman Building at Iowa State University. More

New ISU study predicts roosting habitats of threatened bats under bridges

Photo: Bridge inspection
Researchers from the Institute for Transportation (InTrans) at Iowa State University have completed a unique research study that sheds some light on how bats use bridges throughout the state as roosting locations. More

Iowa LTAP training program attracts record number of participants

Photo: Work zone safety training
Training has always been an integral part of the services offered by Iowa State University’s Local Technical Assistance Program (LTAP), but this year’s attendance in their Work Zone and Flagger Training has hit an all-time high. More

UHPC overlay equipment makes US debut in Iowa

Photo: UHPC installation on Iowa bridge
InTrans and the Iowa DOT in partnership with engineers of Wapello and Buchanan counties in Iowa, Iowa Highway Research Board, and Federal Highway Administration have been national leaders on the development and implementation of ultra-high performance concrete (UHPC) projects.
One of their recent pioneering efforts is to use UHPC as a bridge deck overlay on a northwest Iowa primary bridge, which involved international companies LafargeHolcim and Walo Bertschinger (WALO) that specialize in UHPC materials and construction automation, respectively. More

News Briefs

ISU team wins ITE Traffic Bowl Midwestern District See Story
PCC lab manager retires See Story
Longtime InTrans collaborator James Cable passes away See Story

Recent InTrans Research

August 2018

Implementation Support for SHRP2 R06E Real-Time Smoothness Measurements on Portland Cement Concrete Pavements during Construction Aug 2018
Performance-Based Operations Assessment of Adaptive Control Implementation in Des Moines, Iowa Aug 2018
Analysis of Dynamic Advisory Messaging – Phase II Aug 2018
Evaluation of the Mechanical and Environmental Performance of Biofuel Co-Product-Stabilized Unpaved Roads Aug 2018
Testing, Performance Evaluation, and Documentation of the Little Silver Creek Bridge: An Accelerated Innovation Deployment (AID) Project using Accelerated Bridge Construction Aug 2018
Data-Driven Highway Infrastructure Resilience Assessment Aug 2018
Effect of Coupling on A-Walls for Slope Stabilization Aug 2018


July 2018

Portable Multi-Sensor System for Intersection Safety Performance Assessment Jul 2018
Visualization and Communication in Pavement Performance/Visual Analysis of Pavement Performance and Related Factors Jul 2018
Driver Crash Causation Study by Gender—Missouri, Iowa, and Illinois Comparison Jul 2018

June 2018

Prevention of Longitudinal Cracking in Iowa Widened Concrete Pavement Jun 2018
Using CHAID Decision Trees to Evaluate Severities of Missouri Truck Crashes Jun 2018
Assessment of the Consumer Reasons for Selection of Ethanol Fuel Jun 2018
In-Service Performance Evaluation of Median Cable Barriers in Iowa Jun 2018
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