Maintenance Operations

Completed Projects
TitleYearReport #Researcher
TRS: Field Usage of Alternative Deicers for Snow and Ice Control2017TRS1706
Fay
Asset Management Building Services Comparative Scoping Methodology2016TRS1605
Casey
Chloride Free Snow and Ice Control Material2014TRS1411
Pedestrian Snow Removal Best Practices and Lessons Learned2013TRS1306
TRS- Snow Plow Cutting Edges2011TRS1101
Keranen
Roadway Salt Best Management Practices2015N/ANixon
Training Module for Pavement Rehabilitation Selection2009N/A
Nontraditional Fog Seal for Asphalt Pavement: Performance on Shoulder Sections in Minnesota20182018-18
Johnson
Pothole Prevention and Innovative Repair20182018-14
Marasteanu
Development of a Road Condition Recovery Time Estimation System for Winter Snow Events20182018-01
Kwon
Fleet Management Tools for Local Agencies20182017RIC01
Kuehl
Salt Brine Blending to Optimize Deicing and Anti-Icing Performance and Cost Effectiveness Phase III20172017-45
2017-45B
Druschel
Expanding the Adoption on Private Lands: Blowing and Drifting Snow Control Treatments and the Cost Effectiveness of Permanent versus Non-Permanent Treatment Options20172017-42
Current
Installing Snowplow Cameras and Integrating Images Into MnDOT's Traveler Information System20172017-41
Casey
Best Management Practices for Establishment of Salt-Tolerant Grasses on Roadsides20172017-31
Watkins
Comprehensive Field Evaluation of Asphalt Patching Techniques and Development of Best Practices Manual and Simple Decision Tree20172017-25
Barman
An Innovative Approach to Smarter Mowing, Utilizing Automated Vehicle Location to Enhance Mowing Operations20172017-11
Potter
Evaluation of Bio-Fog Sealants for Pavement Preservation20162016-20
Marasteanu
Automatically Measuring Traffic Recovery Times After Snowstorms20152015-44
Kwon
Major Equipment Life-cycle Cost Analysis20152015-16
Gransberg
Salt Brine Blending to Optimize Deicing and Anti-Icing Performance and Cost Effectiveness, Phase II20142014-43
2014-43A
Druschel
Cost-Effective Pavement Preservation Solutions for the Real World20142014-33
Wilde
Minnesota Department of Transportation Metro Barrier Extraction and LiDAR Project20142014-22
Stefanski
Dust Control20132013RIC67
Testing a Friction Measurement System in Polk County20132013-26
Rajamani
Stripping of Hot-Mix Asphalt Pavements Under Chip Seals20132013-08
Wood
Estimation of Winter Snow Operation Performance Measures with Traffic Data20122012-40
Kwon
Salt Brine Blending to Optimize Deicing and Anti-Icing Performance20122012-20
Druschel
Optimal Workforce Planning and Shift Scheduling for Snow and Ice Removal20112011-03
Gupta
Evaluation of the SafeLane Overlay System for Crash Reduction on Bridge Deck Surfaces20102010-13
Evans, PhD
Automating Friction Measurement and Applicator Control for Snowplows20102010-07
Rajamani
Snow Plow Calibration Manual and Training RIC Task 820092009RIC08
Putting Research into Practice: Reducing the Costs of Noxious Weed Management20092009-28
Nieber
Preventive Maintenance for Recreational Trails20092009-25
Olson
Putting Research into Practice: Refining Noxious Weed Management20092009-10
Nieber
Best Practices for Dust Control on Gravel Roads20092009-04
Johnson
Street Sweeping Best Practices20082008RIC06
Production and Wind Dispersal of Canada Thistle Seeds20082008-39
Becker
LED Emergency Lighting for Snowplows and Other Maintenance Vehicles20082008-29
Vogt
Designing a Machine for Picking Up Litter Along Minnesota Highways20082008-21
Chaplin
Using Real-Time Road Condition Measurements for Automated Winter Road Maintenance20072007-37
Rajamani
Repair or Replace Concrete Bridge Decks?20072007-14
Schultz
Development of a Trash Harvester for Mn/DOT - Phase 120062006-11
Chaplin