Special Committee on Research and Innovation


AASHTO Liaison
Glenn Page, Associate Program Director, Project Delivery
gpage@aashto.org

2013​ Sweet Sixteen
High Value Research Projects

The Value of Research Task Force is pleased to an​​nounce this year’s selections for the “Sweet Sixteen.”    ​​States selected with a Sweet Sixteen award will be invited to give a short five-minute presentation at the Sweet Sixteen session at the 2013 AASHTO RAC/TRB Representative Annual Meeting in Baton Rouge, LA.​

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​ ​​​​REGION 1               ​​​​​ ​​New Jersey DOT Elimination of Weight Restriction on Amtrak, NJ Transit, and Conrail Line
District of Columbia DOT Innovative Bicycle Facility Research and Analysis
​Maine DOT Use of Moisture Induced Stress Testing to Evaluate Stripping Potential of Hot Mix Asphalt (HMA)
Connecticut DOT Use of Streaming Media and Digital Media Technologies at CTDOT

REGION 2​​​ ​ ​ ​​​
Florida DOT Aging Driver and Pedestrian Safety: Human Factors Studies
​Arkansas DOT Design, Construction and Monitoring of Roller Compacted Concrete Pavement in the Fayetteville Shale Play
Louisiana Dept. of Transportation and Development Louisiana Legislature Acts on Research to Add Additional Axle to Overloaded Sugar Cane Trucks​​
Georgia DOT Recommended Guide for Next Generation of Transportation Design-Build Procurement and Contracting in the State of Georgia
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R​EGION 3​​​ ​ 
​Indiana DOT Analysis and Methods of Improvements of Safety at High-Speed Rural Intersections​​
Illinois DOT Best Practices for Implementation of Tack Coat Technical Review Panel (TRP) Recommendations
Iowa DOT Evaluation of the RapidAir 457 Air Void AnalyzerEvaluation of the RapidAir 457 Air Void Analyzer
Michigan DOT Impact of Non-Freeway Rumble Strips – Phase 1​
​​​​​​​REGION 4​​​ ​  California DOT Accident Risk Analysis Tool
​South Dakota DOT Energy Management Program for SDDOT
Utah DOT Identifying Characteristics of High-Risk Intersections for Pedestrians and Cyclists​​​
​Wyoming DOT Variable Speed Limit System for I-80 Elk Mountain, Wyoming, Corridor