Special Committee on Research and Innovation

AASHTO Liaison
Glenn Page, Associate Program Director, Project Delivery

2014​ 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 2014 AASHTO RAC/TRB Representative Annual Meeting in Madison, WI​. 

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​ ​​​​REGION 1                          ​​​​​ ​​Maryland Dept. of Transportation and Development Automated Low Cost and Real-Time Truck Parking Information System
New Hampshire DOT Performance of W-Beam Guardrail after Height Adjustment Performanceof W-Beam Guardrail after Height Adjustment
​New York State DOT FieldMethods for Determining Lead Content in Bridge Paint Removal Waste​​​
​Pennsylvania DOT PA Improving Mature Driver Safety Efforts

REGION 2​​​ ​ ​ ​​​
​Louisiana Dept. of Transportation and Development ​Safety Improvement from Edge Lines on Rural Two-Lane Highways: A Comprehensive Study on Pavement Edge Line Implementation
​​Mississippi DOT Performance Evaluation of Roundabouts for Traffic Delay and Crash Reductions in Oxford, MS
South Carolina DOT Rate of Deterioration of Bridges and Pavements as Affected by Trucks
West ​Virginia DOT Landslide and Slope Stabilization Using Piles and Micro-Piles Based on the LRFD​​
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R​EGION 3​​​ ​ 
​Indiana DOT Costs and Revenues Associated with Overweight Trucks in Indiana
Iowa DOT Western Iowa Missouri River Flooding – Geo-Infrastructure Damage Assessment, Repair, and Mitigation Strategies KS Evaluation of Innovative Traffic Safety Devices at Short-Term Work Zones​
Kansas DOT Evaluation of Innovative Traffic Safety Devices at Short-Term Work Zones​​​
Missouri DOT Live Load Effect in Reinforced Concrete Box Culverts under Soil Fill
​​​​​​​REGION 4​​​ ​  Montana DOT Testing & Evaluation of Recovered Traction Sanding Material ​
​South Dakota DOT Effects of Wide Base Super-Single Tires on Pavements
Washington State DOT Evaluation of Recycled Concrete as Aggregate in New Concrete Pavements
​Wyoming DOT Managing Risks in the Project Pipeline​