Materials and Construction

Active Projects
TitleYearProj/Rpt #Researcher
Innovative materials and advanced technologies for a sustainable pavement infrastructure2018N/ALe
Development of Pavement Condition Forecasting for Web-based Asset Management for County Governments2018N/AWentz
Quantifying Benefits of Improved Compaction2018N/AWilliams
Life-Cycle Civil Integrated Management (CIM)2018N/ATrboyevich
Ultra-thin Bonded Wearing Course (UTBWC) Snow and Ice and Wind Effects Phase-22018N/ASabouri
Use of J Band to Improve the Performance of the HMA Longitudinal Joint2018N/AWilliams
Test Methods for Verification of Low-Temperature Cracking Resistance of Asphalt Binders and Mixtures2018N/ANewcomb
Determining Pavement Design Criteria for Recycled Aggregate Base and Large Stone Subbase2017N/ACetin
Reduced Cementitious Material in Optimized Concrete Mixtures2017N/ATaylor
Is Seal Coating Counterproductive or Not? (Evaluation of Stripping Under Chip Seals - Phase 2)2017N/AYou
Gravel Road Management Tools2017N/AKuehl
Implementation of Recycled Unbound Base Material Properties for MnPAVE2017N/ATompkins
NRRA: Phase I Enhancement to the Intelligent Construction Data Management System (Veta) and Implementation (Pooled Fund)2017N/AChang
Experimental and Computational Investigations of High Density Asphalt Mixtures2017N/AMarasteanu
NRRA: Evaluation of Long-Term Impacts of Early Opening of Concrete Pavements2017N/AKhazanovich
Development of an Improved Design Procedure for Unbonded Concrete Overlays2017N/AKhazanovich
Pavement Thickness Evaluation using 3D Ground Penetrating Radar2017N/AKhazanovich
R1.12 Performance Benefits of Fiber-reinforced Thin Concrete Pavement and Overlays2017N/ABarman
Investigation of Cracking Resistance of Asphalt Mixtures and Binders2016N/AMarasteanu
Cold In-Place Recycling (CIR) for Bituminous Over Concrete (BOC)2016N/ARettner
Cone Penetration Testing (CPT) Design Manual for State Geotechnical Engineers2016N/ASaftner
Ultra-thin Bonded Wearing Course (UTBWC) Snow and Ice and Wind Effects2016N/A
Performance Monitoring of Olmsted CR 117/104 and Aggregate Base Material Update.2015N/AHoegh
Evaluation of Stabilized Full Depth Reclamation (SFDR)2015N/AJahren
Disc Shaped Compact Tension (DCT) Specifications Development for Asphalt Pavement2014N/ASchokker
Optimal RAP Content for Minnesota Gravel Roads2014N/AJahren
Completed Projects
TitleYearReport #Researcher
TRS: Ultra-thin Bonded Wearing Course (UTBWC) Snow and Ice and Wind Effects2018TRS1804
Wegman
Recycled Materials in Unbound Aggregate Base Layers in Minnesota2016TRS1604
Wilde
Alternatives to Seal Coats2016TRS1602
Oman
Mitigating Frost Heaves and Dips Near Centerline Culverts2015TRS1511
Casey
Managing Ancillary Pavements: A Survey of Practice and Related Resources2015TRS1507
Casey
Pavement Preservation Resource Centers2014TRS1409
Gravel Road Management Tools2014TRS1407
Investigation of Performance Requirements of Full Depth Reclamation Stabilization2013TRS1310
Impact of Vibratory Equipment to Surrounding Environments during Construction2012TRS1201
Wagener
Mobile Imaging for Data CollectionN/A
Rolling Density Meter (RDM) Implementation in 2017 Construction Projects2017N/A
Geogrid Specification for Aggregate Base Reinforcement2016N/APotyondy
Life-Cycle Cost Analysis Tool for Minnesota Pavements2015N/ATompkins
Veta Enhancements and Veta 4.0 Online Certification2015N/AChang
Minnesota Research Test Section Tracking2009N/ABrunner
Implementation of Pavement Management in Minnesota2009N/A
Comparison of Performances of Structural Fibers and Development of a Specification for Using Structural Fibers in Thin Concrete Overlays20182018-29
Barman
Remaining Service Life Asset Measure, Phase 120182018-23
Marasteanu
Balanced Design of Asphalt Mixtures20182018-22
Newcomb
Research on Composite Pile Behavior and Development of a Rock Strength Database20182018-19
2018-20
Labuz
MnPAVE Rigid 2.020182018-17
Tompkins
Designing Base and Subbase to Resist Environmental Effects on Pavements20182018-06
Oman
Storm-Induced Slope Failure Susceptibility Mapping20182018-05
Mohseni
A Mechanistic Design Approach for Graphite Nanoplatelet (GNP) Reinforced Asphalt Mixtures for Low-Temperature Applications20182018-02
Le
Base Stabilization Additives for Pavement Design20172017RIC02
Kuehl
Comparing Properties of Water Absorbing/Filtering Media for Bioslope/Bioswale Design20172017-46
Johnson
Prevention of Stripping Under Chipseals - Phase II20172017-35
Rettner
Impact of Low Asphalt Binder for Coarse HMA Mixes20172017-27
Dave
MnDOT Thin Whitetopping Selection Procedures20172017-24
Taylor
Design Considerations for Embankment Protection During Road Overtopping Events20172017-21
Marr
Evaluation of Recycled Aggregates Test Section Performance20172017-06
Reza
Synopsis of Recycled Asphalt Pavement (RAP) Material20162016RIC08
Kuehl
Full Depth Reclamation (FDR) for Urban and Suburban Street Application20162016-37
Marasteanu
PCC Pavement Thickness Variation Versus Observed Pavement Distress20162016-30
Khazanovich
Modernizing Road Construction Plans and Documentation20162016-29
Shane
Development of a MnDOT Foundation Boring Mobile Application Gateway, GeoApp20162016-26
Hart
Implementation of Geogrids During Pavement Design and Construction20162016-24
Siekmeier
Optimizing Cold In-Place Recycling (CIR) Applications Through Fracture Energy Performance Testing20162016-21
Wegman
Alternate Design Methods to Renew Lightly Traveled Paved Roads20162016-14
Jahren
Investigation of Performance Requirements of Full Depth Reclamation Stabilization20162016-09
Le
Evaluate and Develop Innovative Pavement Repair and Patching: Taconite-Based Repair Options20162016-03
Zanko
Concrete Strength Required to Open to Traffic20162016-01
Khazanovich
Strengthening Road Foundations with Cement Stabilization20152015-TPF-5
Pavement Surface Characteristics Concrete New Construction (MnROAD Study)20152015-48
Izevbekhai
Optimizing Aggregate Foundation to Improve Concrete Pavement Performance20152015-42
Wilde
Seven Year Performance Report on MnROAD High Performance Concrete Design Test Cell 5320152015-38
Izevbekhai
Permeable Pavements in Cold Climates: State of the Art and Cold Climate Case Studies20152015-30
Gulliver
Performance Monitoring of Olmsted CR 117 and 104 and Aggregate Base Material Update20152015-28
Lebens
Tack Coat Testing - Measuring Field Bond Strength20152015-25
Johnson
Laboratory Test of Asphalt Mixes Predicts Pavement Cracking Performance in the Field20152015-24
Dave
DCT Low Temperature Fracture Testing Pilot Project20152015-20
Van Deusen
Benefits of MnROAD Phase-II Research20152015-19
Carbonate Aggregate in Concrete20152015-14
Wang
Lightly Surfaced Roads: Stabilized Aggregate Applications20152015-06
Jahren
Aggregate Road Surface Rejuvenation20152015-04
Jahren
Implementation of TONN 201020142014RIC16
Wilde
Integrated Tools for Pavement Design and Management20142014RIC14
Wilde
Optimal Timing of Preventive Maintenance for Addressing Environmental Aging in Hot-Mix Asphalt Pavements20142014-45
Anderson
Evaluation of Concrete and Mortars for Partial Depth Repairs20142014-41
Dave
2013 MnROAD Construction Report20142014-35
Assessing the Effects of Heavy Vehicles on Local Roadways20142014-32
Wilde
Indefinite Delivery/Indefinite Quantity Contracts20142014-31
Gransberg
Rolling Resistance Measurements at the MnROAD Facility, Round 220142014-29
Wilde
Hot Mix Asphalt Surface Characteristics20142014-28
Izevbekhai
Simplified Design Table for Minnesota Concrete Pavements20142014-27
Khazanovich
Investigation and Assessment of Colored Concrete Pavement20142014-26
Burnham
Quantifying Moisture Effects in DCP and LWD Tests Using Unsaturated Mechanics20142014-13
Hill
Hot Mix Asphalt Surface Characteristics Related to Ride, Texture, Friction, Noise and Durability20142014-07
McDaniel
Research Using Waste Shingles for Stabilization or Dust Control for Gravel Roads and Shoulders20142014-06
Wood
Implementation of Pavement Evaluation Tools20132013-29
Labuz
Performance-Based Measurement of Optimum Moisture for Soil Compaction20132013-28
Nieber
Use of Recycled Brick in Aggregates20132013-21
Reza
Updating MnDOT Guidance for Using Shredded Tires in Roadway Construction20132013-20
Oman
PCC Surface Characteristics - Rehabilitation MnROAD Study20132013-18
Wilde
Pavement Texture Evaluation and Relationships to Rolling Resistance at MnROAD20132013-16
Sohaney
Optimizing the Use of Recycled Asphalt in Minnesota Roads20132013-15
Johnson
Using Concrete Maturity Testing to Optimize Road Opening Timing20132013-10
Wilde
Design and Construction Guidelines for Thermally Insulated Concrete Pavements20132013-02
Khazanovich
Instrumentation of Navistar Truck for Data Collection20132013-01
Rajamani
Performance of Recycled Asphalt Shingles in Hot Mix Asphalt.20122012-TFP-5
Traffic Generating Development and Roadway Life Consumption20122012RIC11
Wilde
MnROAD Study of RAP and Fractioned RAP20122012-39
Johnson
2011 MnROAD Mainline Concrete Construction: Cells 5, 6 and 6320122012-37
Akkari
Structural Evaluation of Asphalt Pavements with Full-Depth Reclaimed Base20122012-36
Labuz
Recycled Unbound Materials20122012-35
Edil
Composite Pavements and Exposed Aggregate Texturing at MnROAD: Cells 70, 71 and 72 Construction Report and Early Performance Evaluation20122012-29
Akkari
Construction Manager/General Contractor Issue Identification20122012-25
Shane
Investigation of Low Temperature Cracking in Asphalt Pavements National Pooled Fund Study - Phase II20122012-23
Marasteanu
Subgrade Stabilization ME Properties Evaluation and Implementation20122012-18
Budge
Material Testing Rates for Low-Volume Roads20122012-17
Wasserman
Lump Sum Estimating: Discovery and Simulation20122012-15
Wasserman
Porous Asphalt Pavement Performance in Cold Regions20122012-12
Lebens
Use of StreetPave for Design of Concrete Pavements for Cities and Counties in Minnesota20122012-10
Oman
Effects of Implements of Husbandry (Farm Equipment) on Pavement Performance20122012-08
Khazanovich
Rolling Resistance Measurementes at the MnROAD Facility20122012-07
Using Computer Modeling to Improve the Design of Unbonded Concrete Overlays20122012-02
Ballarini
Best Value Granular Material for Road Foundations20122012-01
Tutumluer
Extending the Delivery Time of Concrete Mixtures20112011-26
Vruno
Development of Design Guide for Thin and Ultra-Thin Concrete Overlays of Existing Asphalt Pavements20112011-25
Vandenbossche
Pervious Concrete Cells on MnROAD Low Volume Road20112011-23
Izevbekhai
Laboratory Tests for Predicting the Performance of Asphalt Concrete20112011-22
Dave
Monitoring Geosynthetics in Local Roadways (LRRB 768) 10-Year Performance Summary20112011-20
Clyne
Designing Performance - Based Contracts for Pavement Construction and Maintenance20112011-18
Gupta
Predicting Environmental Effects on Concrete Pavements20112011-16
Hiller
Putting Research into Practice: Improving Subgrade Test Rolling20112011-15
Budge
Evaluation of Skid Resistance of Turf Drag Textured Concrete Pavements20112011-12
Nelson
Evaluation of a Polyvinyl Alcohol Fiber Reinforced Engineered Cementitious Composite for a Thin-Bonded Pavement Overlay20112011-11
Akkari
Innovative Diamond Grinding on MnROAD Cells 7, 8, 9 and 3720112011-05
Wilde
Allowable Axle Loads on Pavements20112011-02
Khazanovich
Investigation of Deflection and Vibration Dynamics of Concrete and Bituminous Pavements Constructed Over Geofoam20112011-01
Izevbekhai
Guardrail Replacement and Maintenance Guidelines20102010RIC13
Marti
The Influence of Pavement Surface Texture on Traffic Noise20102010-40
Casey
Incorporating GPS and Mapping Capability into Ground Penetrating Radar (GPR) Operations for Pavement Thickness Evaluations20102010-37
Lebens
A Property-Based Specification for Coarse Aggregate in Pavement Applications20102010-35
Abdelrahman
2008 MnROAD Unbound Quality Control Construction Report20102010-32
Petersen
Preventing the Occurrence of Bumps in HMA Overlays20102010-31
Wilde
Construction Report for MnROAD Thin Unbonded Concrete Overlay Test Cell 5 (Sub-Cells 105-405)20102010-30
Burnham
Alkali Silica Reactivity Testing of Four Taconite Ledges for Potential Use as Aggregate in Concrete20102010-29
Air Voids Testing for MnROAD Cells20102010-28
Marasteanu
Improving the Quality of MnROAD Pavement Temperature Data20102010-26
Barnes
Use of Taconite Aggregates in Pavement Applications20102010-24
Clyne
Construction Report for a Thin Unbonded Concrete Overlay on Minnesota TH 5320102010-23
Watson
Mesabi-Select Concrete Pavement Five Year Performance Report20102010-19
Rohne
Investigation of Joint Deterioration in MnROAD Phase 1 Jointed Concrete Pavement Test Sections20102010-18
Rohne
Update of Vehicle Classification for County Road Pavement Design20102010-17
Wilde
Drainable Pavements at MnROAD Pervious Concrete and Porous Concrete Overlay Cells 39, 85, and 8920102010-16
Eller
Putting Research into Practice: Establishing a Combined Smoothness Specification for Minnesota Pavements20102010-15
Wilde
Incorporation of Recycled Asphalt Shingles in Hot Mix Asphalt Pavement Mixtures20102010-08
TH-36 Full Closure Construction: Evaluation of Traffic Operations Alternatives20102010-04
Hourdos
Innovative Contracting Methods for Local Agencies20092009RIC02
Reducing Cold-Weather Cracking in Asphalt Pavements20092009-42
Marasteanu
Statistical Methods for Materials Testing20092009-41
Gupta
Managing Intelligent Compaction Data20092009-35
Petersen
Strength and Drainage in Aggregates Mixed with Recycled Materials20092009-32
Gupta
Using Fly Ash to Improve Recycled Pavement Foundations20092009-27
2009-27A
Bloom
2008 MnROAD Phase II Construction Report20092009-22
Johnson
Mechanistic Modeling of Tests of Unbound Granular Materials20092009-21
Hill
Preventive Maintenance Best Practices for HMA Pavements20092009-18
Wood
Subsurface Drainage Manual for Minnesota Pavements20092009-17
Nieber
Best Practices for RAP Use Based on Field Performance20092009-15
Johnson
Putting Research into Practice: Intelligent Compaction Performance-Based Specifications in Minnesota20092009-14
White
Putting Research into Practice: Using the DCP and LWD for Construction Quality Assurance20092009-12
Siekmeier
Use of Foamed Asphalt Base Reclamation on Local Roads.20092009-09
Olson
Evaluating Roadway Subsurface Drainage Practices20092009-08
Nieber
Putting Research into Practice: Calibrating the MEPDG for Minnesota20092009-06
Khazanovich
The Effect of RAP on the Structural Capacity of Pavement Base Layers20092009-05
Abdelrahman
Local Road Material Properties and Calibration for MnPAVE Summary Report20082008-56
Tanquist
Mileage-Based User Fee Public Opinion Study: Summary Report Phase II (Qualitative)20082008-55
Riggleman
Recommended Practices for Crack Sealing HMA Pavement20082008-54
Johnson
Long Term Maintenance Effects on HMA Pavements Caused by Rumble Strips and Available Preventive Treatment Methods20082008-50
Olson
Evaluation of Concrete Pavement Texturing Practices in Minnesota Using the Wet Weather Accident Evaluation Criterion20082008-46
Izevbekhai
Report of Pavement Surface Characteristics Mini-Rodeo (M/DOT Test Data and Data Comparison)20082008-45
Izevbekhai
Safety Effects of Centerline Rumble Strips in Minnesota20082008-44
Briese
Perceptions of the View from the Road AIMS II: A Statewide Web Survey Aesthetic Initiative Measurement System Phase II20082008-34
Nassauer
Design Procedure for Bituminous-Stabilized Road Surfaces for Low-Volume Roads20082008-28
Wilde
Effects of Seasonal Changes on Ride Quality at MnROAD20082008-23
Khazanovich
Putting Research into Practice: Intelligent Compaction Implementation -- Research Assessment20082008-22
Labuz
MnROAD Cell 54 - Cell Constructed With Mesabi-Select (Taconite-Overburden) Aggregate: Construction and Early Performance Report20082008-18
Izevbekhai
Determination of Optimum Time for the Application of Surface Treatments to Asphalt Concrete Pavements - Phase II20082008-16
Marasteanu
Pavement Evaluation Using Ground Penetrating Radar20082008-10
Guzina
Developing Improved Test Rolling Methods for Roadway Embankment Construction20082008-08
Drescher
Decision Tree for Choosing the Optimal Asphalt Pavement Rehabilitation Method20082008-06
Labuz
Investigation of Winter Pavement Tenting20082008-03
Johnson
Evaluation of Paving Fabrics for Isolation of Bituminous Cracking20082008-02
Kleven
Mileage-Based User Fee Public Opinion Study: Summary Report Phase One (Qualitative)20072007-50
Fichtner
Developing a Computer Program to Select Peak Dynamic Sensor Responses from Pavement Testing20072007-49
Tewfik
Development of a PC-Based Eight-Channel Weigh-in-Motion System20072007-45
Kwon
Investigation of Low-Temperature Cracking in Asphalt Pavements20072007-43
Marasteanu
Minnesota's Transportation Research Site Database20072007-39
Clyne
Can Cone Penetration Testing Measure the Resilient Modulus of Soils?20072007-36
Labuz
Implementation of Ground Penetrating Radar20072007-34
Labuz
Measuring the Material Properties of Aggregate Base Containing Recycled Materials20072007-25
Labuz
Adaptation of the 2002 Guide for the Design of Minnestoa Low-Volume Portland Cement Concrete Pavements20072007-23
Khazanovich
Precast Concrete Pavement Panels on Minnesota Trunk Highway 62 - First Year Performance Report20072007-19
Burnham
Performance of Ultra-Thin Bonded Wearing Course (UTBWC) Surface Treatment on US-169 Princeton, Minnesota20072007-18
Geib
MnROAD Cell 64 Pervious Concrete - First Year Performance Report20072007-17
Izevbekhai
Demonstration of Ash Utilization in Low Volume Roads20072007-12
Edil
Pavement Design Using Unsaturated Soil Technology20072007-11
Gupta
Field Validation of Intelligent Compaction20072007-10
White
Implementing the International Roughness Index for Concrete Pavement Evaluation20072007-09
Wilde
Increasing the Recycling of Manufactured Shingle Scrap in Minnesota: A Market Development Project20072007-07
Krivit
MnROAD Lessons Learned20072007-06
Khazanovich
Resilient Modulus and Strength of Base Course With Recycled Bituminus Material20072007-05
Labuz
Use of Ground Penetrating Radar to Evaluate Minnesota Roads20072007-01
Loken
Validation of DCP and LWD Moisture Specifications for Granular Materials20062006-20
Siekmeier
Improvement and Validation of Mn/DOT DCP Specifications for Aggregate Base Materials and Select Granular20052005-32
Dai
Impacts of Overweight Implements of Husbandry on Minnesota Roads and Bridges20052005-05
Phares