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MDOT Library Services

Demographic Research

Demographic research for a project or construction location can be requested by emailing the library with the specifics of your location and demographics needed.

Special Collections 

The collections below feature historical documents and information.

  • Highway Maps (future digitization)
  • Biennial Reports (digitization underway)
  • MDOT Research Reports
  • Research Newsletters


Serial publications received by the library are those included in memberships which MDOT participates in and requires no additional cost. Additionally, many of the publications are available to read and download online. Below are links to publications.

Cooperative Research Program Series

National Cooperative Highway Research Program (NCHRP) Publications

Transit Cooperative Research Program (TCRP) Publications

Airport Cooperative Research Program (ACRP) Publications

Hazardous Materials Cooperative Research Program (HMCRP) Publications

National Cooperative Freight Research Program (NCFRP) Publications

National Cooperative Rail Research Program (NCRRP) Publications



TR News Magazine

Research Pays Off 

State of the Art Reports


Other Transportation Research Board Series

Second Strategic Highway Research Program (SHRP 2) Publications

Transportation Research Circulars


A complete list of the Transportation Research Board (TRB) Publications is also available. 

Transportation Research Databases

Below are some of the main research databases available online for searching transportation related research publications. 

Research in Progress

Discover what transportation research is currently going on within other state transportation departments and organizations.


The TRID database holds over 1.25 million records covering transportation research across the world.


ROSA P is the National Transportation Library's Repository and Open Science Access Portal.  Content found in the ROSA P database is freely available to read and download.

USDOT Research Hub

The USDOT Research Hub is a web-based, searchable database of USDOT-sponsored research, development, and technology project records. 

MDOT Research Administration - Research Reports 

Review MDOT Research completed from the 1940's to present. Reports are divided by subject area and can be viewed on either a complete listing PDF or through drop-down menus. 

MDOT Historical Resources

Other historical MDOT resources outside of the library's collection are listed below. For more information about these collections, please contact the library.

Local Resources


For questions, please contact:


Jennifer Herron