ConnDOT: Online Transportation Research Reports & Products

 
Online Transportation Research Reports & Products
 
 
Administrative

Connecticut Transportation Research Summary of Activities Annual Report, (pdf 4,604 kb), Division of Research Staff, ConnDOT Report No. 222-48-10-7, September 2010

Special Web Report on Connecticut Transportation Research Program Highlights, Division of Research Staff, Updated periodically throughout the year.  --  Has hyperlinks to other information!

Strategic Highway Research Program in Connecticut, (pdf 2,053 kb), Final Report, Anne-Marie H. McDonnell P.E., ConnDOT Report No. CT-1213-F-01-10November 2002

Program Development for the Connecticut Transportation Institute, (pdf 743 kb), Final Report, Charles E. Dougan, Lisa Aultman-Hall, John H. Hudson and Eric Jackson, Report No. CT-2235-F-04-8, June 2004

Construction & Specification

 (See also ConnDOT Construction Bidding & Contracts)

Evaluation of the Non-Nuclear Density Gauge for Quality Control of Hot-Mix Asphalt,(pdf 729 kB), Final Report,John W. Henault,ConnDOT Report No. CT-2267-F-10-2,April 2010
 

Qualified Product List for Connecticut Department of Transportation Projects(pdf 423 kb), Annual Report, Andrew J. Mroczkowski, ConnDOT Report No. CT-211-13-05-9, revised March 2007

Development of the Connecticut Product Evaluation Database Application – Phase 1B (pdf 811 kb), Final Report, Eric D. Jackson, James M. Mahoney, Andrew J. Mroczkowski, Dionysia F. Oliveira, James M. Sime, Project SPR-2239 Phase 1B, ConnDOT Report No.  CT-2239-F-09-7, December 2010

Development and Implementation of a Highway Construction Quality Assurance Program for the Connecticut Department of Transportation," Phase I – HMA Concrete Construction (pdf 2,171 kb), Final Report, Edgardo D. Block, P.E. and Brian R. Hogge, Project SPR-2230, ConnDOT Report No. CT-2230-F-04-2, May 2007

Development of the Connecticut Product Evaluation Database Application – Phase 1A (pdf 1,448 kb), Report 1, Darrell E. Smith, Project SPR-2239 Phase 1A, ConnDOT Report No. CT-2239-01-06-3, March 2006

Development of a Personal Digital Assistant-based (PDA) Hot-Mix Asphalt (HMA) Data Entry Program for Connecticut DOT SUPERPAVE Paving Projects (pdf 4,084 kb), Final Report, Richard C. Hanley, Project No. SPR-2228, ConnDOT Report No. CT-2228-F-04-10,  June 2005

Personal Digital Assistant-based Hot-Mix Asphalt Data Entry Program for SuperPave Paving Projects (pdf 63 kb), Summary of Preliminary Findings, Richard C. Hanley, P.E., ConnDOT, March 2004

Effective Use of the ConnDOT GPS (Global Positioning System) Base Station (pdf 891 kb), Final Report,  John E. Bean and C. Roger Ferguson,  Connecticut Cooperative Highway Research Program, Report No. JHR-03-289, February 2003

SPR-3(082) Evaluation of Non-Nuclear Gauges to Measure Density of Hot-Mix Asphalt Pavements (pdf 319 kb), Final Report, Pedro Romero, Ph.D., P.E., University of Utah (Maryland DOT, Lead State) Report No. not assigned, July 2002

Analytical and Experimental Investigation of the Effects of Concrete Removal Operations on Adjacent Concrete that is to Remain (pdf 277 kb), Final Report for Project NETC 99-6,  Rusk Masih, Tixiang Wang, Andrew Forbes, New England Transportation Consortium Report No. NETCR-29, January 2002

Field Evaluation of a Non-Nuclear Density Pavement Quality Indicator (pdf 537 kb), Final Report, John W. Henault, P. E.,  ConnDOT Report No. CT-2227-1-01-3, June 2001

Evaluation of Lightweight Non-Contact Profilers for Use in Quality Assurance Specifications on Pavement Smoothness (pdf 2,526 kb), Final Report, Donald A. Larsen, P. E.,  ConnDOT Report No. CT-2225-1-99-8, December 1999

Development of Guidelines for Reduction of Temperature Differential Damage (TDD) for Hot Mix Asphalt Pavement Projects in Connecticut (pdf 3,772 kb), Final  Report, John W. Henault, Donald A. Larsen, and Jeffery J. Scully, Project No. SPR-2222, ConnDOT Report No. CT-2222-F-05-9August 2005

Temperature Differential Damage (TDD) for Hot Mix Asphalt Pavement Projects in Connecticut (pdf 2363 kb), Construction Report, John W. Henault, P.E., ConnDOT Report No. 2222-1-99-5, November 1999

Demonstration and Evaluation of Superpave Technologies - Construction Report for Route 2 (pdf 1,593 kb), Donald A. Larsen, P.E. and Nelio Rodrigues, ConnDOT Report No. CT-2219-1-97-5, December 1997

Demonstration and Evaluation of Superpave Technologies - Final Evaluation Report for Route 2 (pdf 1,388 kb), Donald A. Larsen, P.E., ConnDOT Report No. CT-2219-F-02-7, October 2003

 
 
Highway Geometrics
 
Development of the ConnDOT Horizontal Curve Classification Software, (pdf 303 kb),  Final Report, Abigail Osei-Aamoah, Eric Jackson, Connecticut Transportation Safety Research Center, Connecticut Transportation Institute, University of Connecticut, Report Number CT-2285-F-14-3, June 27,2014  
 
 

Hydrology and Hydraulics

Estimating the Magnitude of Peak Flows for Steep Gradient Streams in New England (pdf 1,428 kb), Final Report, Jennifer Jacobs, New England Transportation Consortium Report No. NETCR 81, Project No. NETC 04-3, November 17, 20103

Two-Dimensional Finite-Volume Hydrodynamic Model for Coastal River-Marsh Systems - Users Manual Version 1.0 (pdf 5,223 kb), Users Manual , J. D. Lin, W. G. Liao, and K. J. Qiu, M. W. Lefor, Connecticut Cooperative Highway Research Program Project No. 93-4, Report No. JHR-02-275, June 2002

Two-Dimensional Finite-Volume Hydrodynamic Model for River-Marsh Systems Tutorial, Version 1.0 (pdf 223 kb), Tutorial, J. D. Lin, W. G. Liao, and K. J. Qiu, M. W. Lefor, Connecticut Cooperative Highway Research Program Project No. 93-4, Report No. JHR-02-277, June 2002

Maintenance & Operations

Improving Winter Highway Maintenance: Case Studies for Connecticut's Consideration (pdf 6,918 kb), Final Report, Lisa Aultman-Hall, Scott Zinke, Connecticut Academy of Science and Engineering, ConnDOT Report No. FHWA-CT-2246-F-06-4, April 2006

Information Technology Systems for Use in Incident Management and Work Zones (pdf 3,735 kb), Final Report, Clara Fang, Connecticut Academy of Science and Engineering, ConnDOT Report No. FHWA-CT-222-39-06-01.pdf, February 2006

Materials & Pavement    

Hot Mix Asphalt Research Investigation for Connecticut: Part C - Permeability/Porosity Testing of HMA Mix Designs ,(pdf 312kb), Eric Jackson, James Mahoney, ConnDOT Report No. CT2250-2-10-9, July 30, 2014   

Hot Mix Asphalt Research Investigation for Connecticut, Part D - Evaluate the Feasibility of Using Permeability for In-place Density Dispute Resolution on Bridge Decks ,(pdf 4000kb), Eric Jackson, PhD, James Mahoney, ConnDOT Report No. CT-2250-4-13-3, July 1, 2014

Connecticut Warm Mix Asphalt (WMA) Pilot Projects 2010 and 2011,(pdf 7127kb), Scott Zinke, James Mahoney, Kelly Morison, ConnDOT Report No. CT-2269-F-13-14, June 12, 2014

Evaluation of the Specification for Flat and Elongated Particles for Use in Hot Mix Asphalt In Connecticut ,(pdf 400kb), Scott Zinke, James Mahoney, Kelly Morison, Stephen Clement, ConnDOT Report No. CT-2305-F-13-10, April 23, 2014   

Performance Comparison of PG 64-22 versus PG 64-28 Asphalt in Hot Mix Asphalt Placed in Connecticut, (pdf 1219 kb), Kwasi Owusu Adu-Gyamfi, Adam Zofka, James Mahoney, ConnDOT Report CT-2264-F-12-7, November 1, 2012

Evaluating the Impacts of Reducing the Number of Hot Mix Ashpalt Plant Testing Acceptance Criteria on Mix Variability, (pdf 531 kb), Eric D. Jackson and James Mahoney, ConnDOT Report No. CT-2263-F-11-9, November 1, 2012

Digital Preservation of a Highway Photolog Film Archive in Connecticut(pdf 6817 kb), Eric D. Jackson, ConnDOT Report No. CT-2260-F-12-8, January 28, 2014

Demostration and Purchase of PG Binder Testing Equipment Phase 1 and 2, (pdf 146 kb), James Mahoney, ConnDOT Report No. CT-TPF-5(236)-F-14-2, April 10, 2014

Self-Consolidating Concrete: A Synthesis of Research Findings and Best Practices,(pdf 2780 kb),John W.Henault,ConnDOT Report No.CT-2255-F-12-4, February 2014

Enhancements to ConnDOT's Pavement Friction Testing Program Final Report,(pdf 3037 kb),John W.Henault,ConnDOT Report No.CT-2243-F-10-4,April2011

Characterizing the Macrotexture of Asphalt Pavement Designs in Connecticut, (pdf 865 kB), Report 2, John W. Henault and Jessica Bliven, ConnDOT Report No. CT-2243-2-10-3, February 2011

 
Historical Overview of Friction Testing in Connecticut,(pdf 3,229 kB), Report 1, John W. Henault, ConnDOT Report No. CT-2243-1-10-1, March 2010  
 
Advanced Composite Materials in New England's Transportation Infrastructure - Technology Transfer Phase 1 Selection of Prototype, (pdf 107 kb), Final Report, S. F. Brena, and S. A. Civjan, New England Transportation Consortium Project No. 01-1 T2 Phase 1, Report No. NETCR 77, November 2009

Evaluation of a Cold In-Place Recycled Rehabilitation Treatment (pdf 4,389 kb), Final Report, John W. Henault, ConnDOT Report No. CT-2259-F-09-2, June 2009

Evaluating the Long-Term Performance of Pavements Thermally Imaged During Construction, Phase 1:Developing Spatial Tools for Location Identification (pdf 1,467 kb), Final Report, Scott Zinke, James Mahoney, ConnDOT Report No. CT-2240-F-08-10, January 2009

Field Studies of Concrete Containing Salts of an Alkenyl-Substituted Succinic Acid - Final Report, (pdf 3,621 kb), Final Report for Project NETC 03-2, Scott A. Civjan, Benjamin Crellin, Report Number NETCR73, June 2008

Comparison of the Use of a Notched Wedge Joint vs. Traditional Butt Joints in Connecticut (pdf 957 kb), Final Report, Scott Zinke, James Mahoney, Eric Jackson, Gregg Shaffer, ConnDOT Report No. CT-2249-F-08-4, November 2008

Asphalt Pavement Analyzer (pdf 649 kb), Final Report, James Mahoney, Scott Zinke,  ConnDOT Report No. CT-2248-F-07-8, May 2008

Comparison of the Use of a Notched Wedge Joint vs. Traditional Butt Joints in Connecticut (pdf 694 kb), Phase 1 Report, Scott Zinke, James Mahoney, Gregg Shaffer, ConnDOT Report No. CT-2249-2-07-6, May 2008

Comparison of the Use of a Notched Wedge Joint vs. Traditional Butt Joints in Connecticut (pdf 694 kb), Phase 1 Interim Report, Scott Zinke, James Mahoney, Gregg Shaffer, ConnDOT Report No. CT-2249-1-07-3, May 2008

Field Studies of Concrete Containing Salts of an Alkenyl-Substituted Succinic Acid - Phase I, (pdf 1,169 kb), Report 1 for Project NETC 03-2, Scott A. Civjan, Benjamin Crellin, Report Number NETCR69, August 2007

Assessing ConnDOT’s Portland Cement Concrete (PCC) Testing Methods (pdf 1,209 kb), Final Report, John W. Henault, P.E., ConnDOT Report No. CT-2244-F-06-8, March 2007

Correlation of Nuclear Density Readings with Cores Cut from Compacted Roadways (pdf 833 kb), Final Report, Patrycja T. Padlo, James Mahoney, Lisa Aultman-Hall and Scott Zinke, ConnDOT Report No. CT-2242-F-05-5, November 2005

Feasibility of Whitetopping in Connecticut(pdf 205 kb), Final Report, Erika B. Smith, P.E., ConnDOT Report No. CT-2234-F-06-5, July 2006

Quantifying Segregation in HMA Pavements Using Non-nuclear Density Devices: Data Collection Report for Connecticut (pdf 1,209 kb), Final Report, Donald A. Larsen, P.E. and John W. Henault, P.E., ConnDOT Report No. CT-2238-F-06-2, November 2006

Evaluation of Pavement Crack Treatments, (pdf 718 kb), Final Report, Scott Zinke, James Mahoney, Connecticut Cooperative Highway Research Program Project No. 04-1, Report No. JHR-06-305, February 2006

Evaluation of Pavement Crack Treatments Literature Review, (pdf 421 kb), Final Report, James Mahoney, Scott Zinke, Brian Hogge, Chris O’Brien, Connecticut Advanced Pavement Laboratory, CTI/UConn, ConnDOT Report No. CT-2241-F-05-6 July, 2005

 
Evaluation of Asphaltic Expansion Joints(pdf 8,832 kb), Final Report, Walaa S. Mogawer and Alexander J. Austerman, New England Transportation Consortium Report No. NETCR 50, Project No. NETC 99-2, November 2004
 
Application of Infrared Thermographic Imaging to Bituminous Concrete Pavements,   (pdf 7,859 kb), Final Report, James Mahoney and Scott A. Zinke, Connecticut Advanced Pavement Laboratory, CTI/UConn, ConnDOT Report No. CT-2229-F-03-7, November 2003
 

Application of Infrared Thermographic Imaging to Bituminous Concrete Pavements(pdf 2.063 kb), Interim Report, Leslie Ann Myers, James Mahoney and Jack E. Stephens, Connecticut Advanced Pavement Laboratory, CTI/UConn, ConnDOT Report No. CT-2229-1-01-9, August 2001

Performance Evaluation and Economic Analysis of Combinations of Durability Enhancing Admixtures (Mineral and Chemical) in Structural Concrete for the Northeast U.S.A.(pdf 3,277 kb), Final Report for Project NETC 97-2, Scott A. Civjan, James M. LaFave, Daniel Lovett, Daniel J. Sund, Joanna Trybulski; Report Number NETCR36,  February 2003

E* - Dynamic Modulus Test Protocol -- Problems and Solutions(pdf 1,877 kb), Final Report, Charles E. Dougan, Jack E. Stephens, James Mahoney, Gilbert Hansen, Transportation Pooled Fund Project No. SPR-3(84), Report No. CT-SPR-0003084-F-03-3, April 2003

Evaluation of Permeability of Superpave Mixes(pdf 1,743 kb), Final Report for Project NETC 00-2,  Walaa S. Mogawer, Rajib B. Mallick, Matthew R. Teto and William C. Crockford, Report No. NETCR 34, July 2002

Determination of the Performance Graded (PG) Binder Grade to Use in a Recycled Asphalt Pavement (RAP) Mix(pdf 2,515 kb), Final Report,  Jack E. Stephens, Ph.D., P.E., James M. Mahoney, and Cory Dippold,  Connecticut Cooperative Highway Research Program Project No., Report No. JHR-00-278, April 2001

Development of a Test to Measure the Tendency for a Hot-Mix Asphalt to Segregate(pdf 2,032 kb), Final Report,  Jack E. Stephens, Ph.D., P.E., James M. Mahoney, and Cory Dippold,  Connecticut Cooperative Highway Research Program Report No. JHR-99-274, February 2000

Protection of Reinforcement in Concrete with Corrosion Inhibitors (pdf 1,889 kb), Final Report,  Paul D. Goodwin, Jack E. Stephens, Ph.D., P.E., Gregory C. Franz, Ph.D., P.E.,  Connecticut Cooperative Highway Research Program Report No. JHR-00-279, December 2000

Placement of an Experimental Bituminous Concrete Mixture Utilizing an Asphalt Additive (Verglimit)(pdf 726 kb), Construction Report, Frank Augeri, ConnDOT Report No. CT-1085-2-87-6, November 1987

Field Evaluation of an Experimental Bituminous Pavement Utilizing an Ice-Retardant Additive - Verglimit(pdf 966 kb), Final Report, Eric C. Lohrey, ConnDOT Report No. CT-1085-F-92-4, March 1992

 

Safety

Automated Stop Sign Recognition System (ASRS)(pdf 679 kb), Final Report, Richard C. Hanley, Connecticut Department of Transportation Report No. 2221-F-05-7, Project No. SPR-2221, September 2013

Connecticut Impact Attenuation System (CIAS) -- TL-3 Crash Cushion Downloadable Plans -- Free Plans!

Connecticut Narrow Impact Attenuation System (NCIAS) -- TL-3 Crash Cushion Downloadable Plans -- Free Plans!

Connecticut Truck Mounted Attenuator (CTMA) -- Truck-mounted TL-2 Crash Cushion  Downloadable Plans -- Free Plans!

Incorporating Wet Pavement Friction into Traffic Safety Analysis (pdf 537 kb), John Ivan, Nalini Ravishanker, Eric Jackson, Brien Aronov, Sizhen Guo, Connecticut Cooperative Transportation Research Program, Project JH 07-5, Report No. JHR-10-324, November 2010

Factors Affecting Young Driver Safety (pdf 227 kb), Lisa Aultman-Hall, Patrycja Padlo, Connecticut Cooperative Highway Research Program Project 03-5, Report No. JHR 04-298, December 2004

Special Web Report on "Alterative Merge Signs at Signalized Intersections" -- Research-in-Progress!

Rumble Strips in Connecticut: A Before/After Analysis of Safety Benefits (pdf 1,261 kb), Julie M. Annino,  ConnDOT Report No. CT-902-F-04-3 [Final Report of ConnDOT State Project No. 704-902], August 2003

Summary of the NCHRP Report 350 Crash Test Results for the Connecticut Truck Mounted Attenuator (pdf 1,261 kb), Dr. John F. Carney III, Dr. Charles E. Dougan, Eric C. Lohrey, ConnDOT, Project SPR-2216, Report No. CT-2216-1-95-2.pdf, June 1995

Summary of the NCHRP Report 350 Crash Test Results for the Narrow Connecticut Impact Attenuation System (NCIAS) (pdf 3,323 kb), Report 2, Erika B. Smith, P.E., ConnDOT Report No. CT-2216-2-02-5, May 2003

Summary of the NCHRP Report 350 Crash Test Results for the Connecticut Impact Attenuation System (CIAS) (pdf 2,671 kb), Report 2, Paul F. D'Attilio, Erika B. Smith, P.E., ConnDOT Report No. CT-2216-3-03-6, December 2004

Estimating Benefits from Specific Highway Safety Improvements:  Phase I - Feasibility Study Feasibility (pdf 1,622 kb), Final Report, Fei Yuan, John N. Ivan, Norman W. Garrick and Christian F. DavisConnecticut Cooperative Highway Research Program Project JH 97-1(1), Report No. JHR 99-268, May 1999

Estimating Benefits from Specific Highway Safety Improvements:  Phase II - Safety Benefits of Intersection Approach Realignment (pdf 180 kb), Final Report,  John N. Ivan, Joe Rimiller, Norman W. Garrick,  Connecticut Cooperative Highway Research Program Project JH 97-1(3), Report No. JHR 03-290, February 2003

Estimating Benefits from Specific Highway Safety Improvements:  Phase III - Safety Benefits from Left Turn Treatment (pdf 180 kb), Final Report,  John N. Ivan, Joe Rimiller, Norman W. Garrick,  Connecticut Cooperative Highway Research Program Project JH 97-1(3), Report No. JHR 03-290, February 2003

Development of Priority Based Statewide Scour Monitoring Systems in New England (pdf 1010 kb), Final Report for Project NETC 99-3 ,  Carlton L. Ho, Jeffery M. Di Stasi, New England Transportation Consortium Report No. NETCR 24, August 2, 2001

Guardrail Testing -- Modified Eccentric Loader Terminal (MELT) at NCHRP 350 TL-2 (pdf 4,988 kb), Final Report for Project NETC 00-5,  Dean C. Albertson, Wanda L. Menges, and Rebecca R. Haug, New England Transportation Consortium Report No. NETCR 35, July 2002

Developing A Methodology to Evaluate the Safety of Shared-Use Paths - Results from Three Corridors in Connecticut (pdf 3,178 kb), Final Report,  Lisa Aultman-Hall and Jeffrey LaMondia,  Connecticut Cooperative Highway Research Program Project JH 02-2, Report No. JHR-04-297, May 2004

 

Soils & Foundations

Feasibility Study of an Erosion Control Laboratory in New England,  (pdf 1,828 kb), Final Report, R. P. Long and K. R. Demars, New England Transportation Consortium Project No. 03-3, Report No. NETCR 49, December 2004 

Studies of Frost Action in Soils as a Function of Selected Soil Properties, Climatic Factors, and Elevation of Ground Water Table (pdf 4,652 kb), Final Report,  Edward V. Gant,  Connecticut Cooperative Transportation Research Program Project JH 02-2, Report No. JHR 51-3-F, December 1963

Surveying

Creating Useful Products from Connecticut's 2000 LIDAR Data Set,  (pdf 869 kb), Final Report, T. R. Meyer, Connecticut Cooperative Highway Research Program Project JH 07-2, Report No. JHR-08-314, October 2008 

Structures

Validating and Assessing Integrity of Troubled Bridges in Connecticut:  Monitoring Cable Tensions for the Arrigoni Bridge, Middletown CT(pdf 12121 kb), Gannon Stromquist-LeVoir, Richard Christenson, John T. DeWolf, Jeong-Ho Kim, ConnDOT Report No. CT-2270-F-13-11, June 2013

A Non-Intrusive Bridge Weigh-in-Motion System for a Single Span Steel Girder Bridge Using Only Strain Measurements(pdf 843 kb), Research Report, Christopher J. Wall, Richard E. Christenson, Anne-Marie H. McDonnell, Alireza Jamalipour, ConnDOT Report No. CT-2251-3-09-5, August 2009

Field Strain Monitoring to Evaluate Unexpected Cracking in a Non-Redundant Steel Plate Girder Bridge (pdf 439 kb), Research Report, Gino P. Troiano Jr., John T. DeWolf, ConnDOT Report No. CT-2251-2-09-4, July 2009

History of Connecticut's Short-term Strain Program for Evaluation of Steel Bridges (pdf 583 kb), Final Report, John T. DeWolf, ConnDOT Report No. CT-2251-F-09-6, July 2009

Flexural Capacity of Fire-Damaged Prestressed Concrete Box Beams (pdf 2,041 kb), Final Report, Benjamin A. Graybeal, Federal Highway Administration, Office of Research and Technology Service, February 2007 [Note: Norwalk-river bridge damage from July 12, 2005 gasoline tanker fire on Route 7 in Ridgefield, Connecticut)

Bridge Monitoring Network - Installation and Operation (pdf 1,183 kb), Final Report, John T. DeWolf, Paul F. D’Attilio, Eric G. Feldblum, Robert G. Lauzon, ConnDOT Report No. CT-2217-F-06-10, December 2006

Field Monitoring and Evaluation For Sign Support Structures Subject to Dynamic Load (pdf 2,033 kb), Final Report,  Michael DelGrego and John T. DeWolf, Connecticut Cooperative Highway Research Program Project 00-5, Report No. JHR 03-291, March 2003

Special Web Report on Super Load (1+ million pounds) on Bridge 03522, Route 372 over Route 9, Cromwell, CT Downloadable Data

 
 
 

Training and Implementation Technologies

Advancing the Use of Streaming Media and Digital Media Technologies at the Connecticut Department of Transportation,(pdf 5,550 kb), Final Report, Drew M. Coleman, ConnDOT Report CT-2254-F-12-2, March 27,2014 

Employing Graphic-Aided DMS to Assist Elder Drivers' Message Comprehension (pdf 4,034 kb), Final Report,  Jyh-Hone Wang and Aaron Clark, New England Transportation Consortium Report No. NETCR 82, Project No. NETC 05-6, December 30, 2010

Feasibility of Streaming Media for Transportation Research and Implementation,  (pdf 1,672 kb), Final Report, Drew M. Coleman, ConnDOT Report No. CT-2231-F-05-11, July 2007 (rev. July 2008)

SPR-2(183) Demonstration:  Web-based Delivery of GeoMETRIC Training using Streaming Media, illustrates how 34 geometric highway design training modules could be delivered in the future through the Web.  The SPR-2(183) partnering organizations are:  CA, CT, FL, IA, ID, MD, MN, NC, NE, NJ, NV, NY, OH, OK, OR, PA, TN, TX, WA.  See details on the GeoMETRIC project that is developing the 34 computer-based training modules at TRIS/RiP .

Traffic Engineering

Evaluation and Implementation of Traffic Simulation Models for Work Zones (pdf 911 kb), Final Report,  John Collura, New England Transportation Consortium Report No. NETCR 80, Project No. NETC 05-8, June 18, 2010

Designing Roads that Guide Drivers to Choose Safer Speeds (pdf 1,132 kb), Final Report,  John N. Ivan, Norman W. Garrick, Gilbert Hanson, Connecticut Cooperative Transportation Research Program Project 04-6, Report No. JHR 09-321, November 2009

Alternative Merge Sign at Signalized Intersections,  (pdf 737 kb), Final Report, Eric G. Feldblum, Connecticut DOT Report No. CT-2233-F-05-4, July 2005

Validating Traffic Simulation Models to Inclement Weather Travel Conditions with Applications to Arterial Coordinated Signal Systems,  (pdf xxx kb), Final Report, Dr. Adel W. Sadek, PI Seli J. Amison-Agbolosu, New England Transportation Consortium Report No. NETCR47, Project No. 02-7,  November 2004

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Transit and Commuter Rail

Executive Summary for a Study of the Feasibility of Utilizing Fuel Cells to Generate Power for the New Haven Rail Line, (pdf 336 kb), Executive Summary, Joseph M. King, Jr., Connecticut Academy of Science and Engineering, ConnDOT Report No. CT-92-616-F-07-5-Exec, August 2007

A Study of the Feasibility of Utilizing Fuel Cells to Generate Power for the New Haven Rail Line, (pdf 1,665 kb), Final Report, Joseph M. King, Jr., Connecticut Academy of Science and Engineering, ConnDOT Report No. CT-92-616-F-07-5, August 2007

PowerPoint for a Study of the Feasibility of Utilizing Fuel Cells to Generate Power for the New Haven Rail Line, (pdf 620 kb), PowerPoint, Joseph M. King, Jr., Connecticut Academy of Science and Engineering, ConnDOT Report No. CT-92-616-F-07-5-PowerPoint, October 2007

Particulate Matter Emissions from Hybrid Diesel-Electric and Conventional Diesel Transit Buses: Fuel and Aftertreatment Effects (pdf 1,284 kb), Britt A. Holmén, Zhong Chen, Aura C. Davila, Oliver Gao, Derek M. Vikara, Connecticut Cooperative Highway Research Program Report No. JHR-05-304, August 2005

A Study of Railcar Lavatories and Waste Management Systems (pdf nnn kb), Special Report, Richard H. Strauss, Connecticut Academy of Science and Engineering, ConnDOT Report No. FHWA-CT-RD-222-36-04-7,  May 2004

TRB Bus Transit Systems Newsletter (on-line)Intermittently published newsletters by the Transportation Research Board (TRB) Committee on Bus Transit Systems (A1E01)

Demonstration and Evaluation of Hybrid Diesel Electric Transit Buses, Final Report,   (pdf 4,173 kb), George Foyt, Connecticut Academy of Science and Engineering, ConnDOT Report No. CT-170-1884-F-05-10, October 2005

Demonstration and Evaluation of Hybrid Diesel Electric Transit Buses, Interim Report No. 6 ,   (pdf 3.016 kb), Stephen W. Warren, ConnDOT Report No. CT-170-1884-6-05-1, January 2005

Demonstration and Evaluation of Hybrid Diesel Electric Transit Buses, Interim Report No. 5 ,   (pdf 4,318 kb), Stephen W. Warren, ConnDOT Report No. CT-170-1884-5-04-12, October 2004

Demonstration and Evaluation of Hybrid Diesel Electric Transit Buses, Interim Report No. 4 ,   (pdf 2,485 kb), Stephen W. Warren, ConnDOT Report No. CT-170-1884-4-04-11, June 2004

Demonstration and Evaluation of Hybrid Diesel Electric Transit Buses, Interim Report No. 3 ,   (pdf 305 kb), Stephen W. Warren, ConnDOT Report No. CT-170-1884-3-04-5, March 2004

Demonstration and Evaluation of Hybrid Diesel Electric Transit Buses, Interim Report No. 2 ,   (pdf 240 kb), Stephen W. Warren, ConnDOT Report No. CT-170-1884-2-04-1, December 2003

Demonstration and Evaluation of Hybrid Diesel Electric Transit Buses, Interim Report No. 1 ,    (pdf 267 kb), Stephen W. Warren, ConnDOT Report No. CT-170-1884-1-03-12, September 2003

Review of CTtransit Bus Research Program,   (pdf 216 kb), Final Report, Gale Hoffnagle, Herbert Levinson, Fred Robson, Joseph Sangiovanni, Connecticut Academy of Science and Engineering, ConnDOT Report No. FHWA-CT-222-41-03-14.pdf, March 2003

Study Update: Bus Propulsion Technologies Applicable to Connecticut,   (pdf 406 kb), George Foyt, Connecticut Academy of Science and Engineering, ConnDOT Report No. FHWA-CT-222-42-03-15.pdf, March 2003

 
 

Transportation Planning

Analyzing the Economic Impacts of Transportation_Projects_-_Final_Report_09_13_13,     (pdf 3,800 kb), Final Report, Karthik Konduri, Nicholas Lownes, Jamie Angueira, Connecticut Academy of Science and Engineering, ConnDOT Report No. CT-2279-F-13-13, September 2013      

Design and Feasibility Study:  Connecticut Transportation Planning Data, (pdf 1,150 kb), Final Report, Lisa Aultman-Hall, Stephanie Mather, Eric Jackson, Hyeon-Shic Shin, John Ivan, Connecticut Cooperative Highway Research Program Project JH 05-7, Report No. JHR 08-315, October 2008

Value Pricing in Connecticut, (pdf 2,611 kb), Final Report, Norman Garrick, Wesley Marshall, Eric Jackson, Connecticut Cooperative Highway Research Program Project JH 05-6, Report No. JHR 08-313, September 2008

Preparing for the Hydrogen Economy: Transportation(pdf 1,187 kb), Final Report, Joe King, Kelvin Hecht, Connecticut Academy of Science and Engineering, ConnDOT Report No. FHWA-CT-2247-F-06-6, June 2006

A Laser-based 3D Data Acquisition System for the Analysis of Pavement Distress and Roughness (pdf 1,411 kb), Final Report,  Bahram Javidi, Daesuk Kim, and Sherif Kishk,  Connecticut Cooperative Highway Research Program Project JH 03-2, Report No. JHR-04-300, December 2004

Pilot for Automated Detection and Classification of Road Surface Degradation Features (pdf 2,668 kb), Final Report,  Bahram Javidi, Jack Stephens, Sherif Kishk, Thomas Naughton, John McDonald, and Atef Isaac, Connecticut Cooperative Highway Research Program Project 02-11, Report No. JHR 03-293, November 2003

Incorporating Truck Flows into the State-wide Planning Traffic Model (pdf 753 kb), Final Report,  Lisa Aultman-Hall, Feng Guo, Christopher O’Brien, Patrycja Padlo, Brian Hogge,  Connecticut Cooperative Highway Research Program Project JH 02-1, Report No. JHR-04-299, December 2004

Ground-based Image and Data Acquisition Systems for Roadway Inventories in New England - A Synthesis of Highway Practice (pdf 3.672 kb), Final Report, Jason DeGray and Kathleen L. Hancock, New England Transportation Consortium, Report No. NETCR 30, August 2002

Estimating Link Traffic Volumes by Month, Day of Week and Time of Day (pdf 1,224 kb), Final Report,  John N. Ivan, Wael M. ElDessouki, Ming Zhao, Feng Guo,  Connecticut Cooperative Highway Research Program Project JH 99-3, Report No. JHR-02-287, September 2002

Quantifying Roadside Rest Area Usage (pdf 1,544 kb), Final Report, Per E. Garder, Nicolas Bosonetto, New England Transportation Consortium Project NETC 99-4 , Report No. NETCR 38, November 2002

Automated Vertical Clearance Measurement During Photologging Operations (pdf 180 kb), Final Report, Robert G. Lauzon, P.E.,  ConnDOT Report No. CT-2220-F-2000-4, November 2000

Automated Detection and Analysis of Speed Limit Signs (pdf 1,791 kb), Final Report,  Bahram Javidi, Maria-Albertina Castro, Sherif Kishk, Elisabet Perez,  Connecticut Cooperative Highway Research Program Project JH 00-4, Report No. JHR-02-285, February 2002

 

Energy & Environment

Evaluation of Bi-Fueled Vehicles as an Alternative for Work-Trip and Business Commutes, (pdf 1,092 kb), Research Report, David J. Kilpatrick, James M. Sime, ConnDOT Report No. CT-2223-2-05-3, December 2009

Evaluation of Stormwater Quality Associated with Milling of HMA Surfaces (pdf 529 kb), Final Report,  Allison A. MacKay, James Mahoney, Connecticut Cooperative Transportation Research Program Project No. JH 06-9, Report No. JHR 10-322, February 2010

Evaluation of Nickel Cadmium Battery-Electric Automobile in Connecticut as an Alternative for Work-trips and Commutes, (pdf 1,721 kb), Final Report, John W. Henault, James M. Sime, Frank J. Romano, ConnDOT Report No. CT-2223-F-08-8, December 2008

Executive Summary for a Study of the Feasibility of Utilizing Fuel Cells to Generate Power for the New Haven Rail Line, (pdf 336 kb), Executive Summary, Joseph M. King, Jr., Connecticut Academy of Science and Engineering, ConnDOT Report No. CT-92-616-F-07-5-Exec, August 2007

A Study of the Feasibility of Utilizing Fuel Cells to Generate Power for the New Haven Rail Line, (pdf 1,665 kb), Final Report, Joseph M. King, Jr., Connecticut Academy of Science and Engineering, ConnDOT Report No. CT-92-616-F-07-5, August 2007

PowerPoint for a Study of the Feasibility of Utilizing Fuel Cells to Generate Power for the New Haven Rail Line, (pdf 620 kb), PowerPoint, Joseph M. King, Jr., Connecticut Academy of Science and Engineering, ConnDOT Report No. CT-92-616-F-07-5-PowerPoint, October 2007

Evaluation of Nickel Cadmium Battery-Electric Automobile in Connecticut as an Alternative for Work-trips and Commutes, (pdf 501 kb), Report 1, James M. Sime, P. E., ConnDOT Report No. CT-2223-1-04-6,  May 2004

Field Trial, Compost Used with Planting Soil, Project 159-177, I-91/Route 3 Interchange, Wethersfield, CT,   (pdf 1,923 kb), One-Year & Four-Year Report, Donald A. Larsen, P.E.,  and Kathy Wynkoop, ConnDOT Report No. 116(42)-4-03-2, January 2003

Field Trial, Compost-Amended Soil (Manufactured-in-Place), Project 163-141, Route 6, Windham & Chaplin, CT,   (pdf 1,915 kb), Donald A. Larsen, P.E., ConnDOT Report No. 116(42)-1-99-2, January 1999

Evaluation of Electric Vehicles as an Alternative for Work-trip and Limited Business Commutes (Lead Acid Batteries),   (pdf 992 kb), Final Report, James M. Sime, P. E., ConnDOT Report No. CT-343-30-99-1,  December 1999

Field Evaluation of Source-Separated Compost and CONEG Model Procurement Specifications for Connecticut DOT Projects (pdf 4,441 kb), Final Report,  Kenneth R. Demars, Richard P. Long,  Connecticut Cooperative Highway Research Program Project JH 96-5, Report No. JHR-98-264, October 1998

Management & Performance

Applying Transportation Asset Management in Connecticut (pdf 1,287 kb), Final Report, Nicholas Lownes, Adam Zofka, Connecticut Academy of Science and Engineering, ConnDOT Report No. CT-2258-F-08-9, December 2008

A Study of Weigh Station Technologies and Practices (pdf 4,339 kb), Final Report, David Pines, Clara Fang, Connecticut Academy of Science and Engineering, ConnDOT Report No. CT-2257-F-08-7, November 2008

Development of a GIS-Based Rights of Way Outdoor Advertising Sign Information System (pdf 1,327 kb), Final Report, Bradley J. Overturf, ConnDOT Report No. 1136-F-02-8, December 2002  

Lateral Variation in Pavement Smoothness (pdf 1,394 kb), Final Report, Charles E. Dougan, Ph.D., P.E., Lisa Aultman-Hall, Ph.D., Soon Nam Choi, Christine Hobson, Bradley J. Overturf, ConnDOT Report No. 2232-F-02-4, December 2002 

Smoothness of Pavements in Connecticut - data analysis and trends (Phase 2) (pdf 379 kb), Charles E. Dougan, Ph.D., P.E., ConnDOT Report No. 2226-F-2001-1, June 2001

Second Interim Report on the Installation and Evaluation of Weigh-In-Motion Utilizing Quartz-Piezo Sensor Technology, (pdf 992kb),  Donald A. Larsen, P.E., Anne-Marie H. McDonnell, P.E.,  ConnDOT Report No. 2306-2-99-7, November 1999

FHWA International Scanning Report on Advanced Transportation Technology (pdf 155 kb), Charles Dougan, Connecticut DOT, David Green, New York DOT, William Kaufman, Carnegie Mellon, Ernest Kent, NIST, Thomas O'Keefe, Minnesota DOT, Huai Wang, FHWA, James Wentworth, FHWA, Team Leader and Transportation Technology Evaluation Center (TTEC),  December 1994

1986 Article "Research Pays Off -- ConnDOT Uses Laser Videodiscs in Photolog (Earlier Highway Photolog Technology used from 1985 to 1998) (pdf nnn kb), TRNews, Transportation Research Board, National Academy of Sciences and Engineering, September-October 1986

 

AASHTO Research Advisory Committee Reports

Technology Ready for Implementation in 2001 (pdf nnn kb), Final Report, Compiled by David Huft, South Dakota DOT on behalf of the AASHTO Research Advisory Committee, South Dakota Report No. 2001-00-F, May 2001, pdf size 264KB -- Connecticut Truck Mounted Attenuator, pp 14; DVD/LAN/WAN Photologging Image & Data System, pp 36

Technology Ready for Implementation in 2002 (pdf nnn kb), Final Report, Compiled by David Huft, South Dakota DOT on behalf of the AASHTO Research Advisory Committee, South Dakota Report No. 2002-00-F, June 2002, pdf size 373KB

Connecticut Cooperative Highway Research Program Publications

Connecticut Cooperative Highway Research Program Online Publications:  All reports from the 1950's to present are available in full-text.  Over 140 reports cover a wide variety of transportation research subject categories pertinent to the state, such as: planning, administration, environment, geographic information systems, design, materials, pavement management, construction, maintenance, operations, safety, public transit, rail, freight, and inland waterway transportation.

TRB Online Publications

Homepage for TRB Electronic Publications:, The books, reports and miscellaneous publications of the Transportation Research Board cover the following general subject categories: planning, administration, environment; design; materials, construction, maintenance; operations and safety; aviation; public transit; rail; freight transportation (multimodal); and marine transportation.

Homepages for Web-only Research Publications the National Academies' Cooperative Research Programs:

National Cooperative Research Programs' Web Documents -- NCRP publishes "Web-Only documents" to either augment or replace traditional hard-copy publication.

Transit Cooperative Research Program (TCRP) Web Documents -- TCRP publishes "Web-Only documents" to either augment or replace traditional hard-copy publication.

TCRP Information Dissemination Portal is the place where you can access TCRP Project Final Reports on research findings are issued at the conclusion of research projects, in a format specifically designed for managers and practitioners; Synthesis Reports, reports of studies on current practice in the field of highway transportation and transit; Research Results Digest that are preliminary reports to provide early awareness of research results emanating from research projects; and, Legal Research Digests from the continuing TCRP Project, Legal Aspects of Transit and Intermodal Transportation Programs.

Syntheses of Current Highway, Transit, and Airport Practices --  Under the sponsorship of the National Cooperative Highway Research Program (NCHRP), the Transit Cooperative Research Program (TCRP), and the Airport Cooperative Research Program (ACRP), TRB prepares syntheses of current practice in the highway, transit, and airport fields. These reports are an effective means of assembling and disseminating information on current practice. Each report is prepared by a consultant who has expertise in the topic area, with assistance provided by a technical panel. 

FHWA Information Web Sites (free)

Connecticut Traffic Congestion Relief Information:  Provides information on program tools to mitigate congestion in Connecticut.

U.S. Interstate Highway System:  Information is presented on the Dwight D. Eisenhower National System of Interstate and Defense Highways, commonly known as the Interstate System.

Knight Ridder Online Report (free)

County Commuting Patterns in US:  Interactive map showing where residents live and work, from 1990 and 2000 census.

Acknowledgement:  The National Transportation Library, Bureau of Transportation Statistics and Transportation Research Board are hosting this online library collection of transportation research reports by Connecticut and the New England States.

 
     


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