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Award Winning Research

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Award Winning Research

The American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials (AASHTO) holds annual award sessions for highlighting the latest and greatest research being completed in Transportation. 



AASHTO Innovation Initiative Selection:

  • Evaluation of R1-6 Gateway Treatment Alternatives for Pedestrian Crossings

 

AASHTO Research Advisory Committee High Value Research Sweet Sixteen:

  • Recommendations for Meeting the Transportation Needs of Michigan's Aging Population
  • Impact of Non-Freeway Rumble Strips Phase 1
  • Wireless Data Collection Retrievals of Bridge Inspection / Management Information 
  • Evaluation of Michigan's Engineering Improvement for Older Drivers
  • Evaluating Long Term Capacity & Ductility of Carbon Reinforced Polymer Prestressing and Post Tensioning Strands Subject to Long Term Losses, Creep, and Environmental Factors, and Development of CFRP Prestressing Specifications for the Design of Highway Bridges



AASHTO Research Advisory Committee High Value Research Special Category Recognition:

  • Effect of Pile-Driving Induced Vibrations on Nearby Structures and Other Assets
  • Sidepath Application Criteria Development for Bicycle Use
  • Development of Secondary Route Bridge Design Plan Guides
  • Evaluation of R1-6 Gateway Treatment Alternatives for Pedestrian Crossings