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Research Project Index

All CEER research projects are listed below, organized by completion date or anticipated completion date.

2019

Low Cost Rural Surface Alternatives Phase III: Demonstration Project and Phase IV: Frost Depth Monitoring and Prediction SHRP2 (R02) - GeoTechTools Deployment Support

2018

Performance Based Evaluation of Cost Effective Aggregate Options for Granular Roadways NCHRP 24-46: Development of an Implementation Manual for Geotechnical Asset Management for Transportation Agencies Feasibility of Gravel Road and Shoulder Recycling

2017

Improving the Foundation Layers for Concrete Pavements Implementation Evaluation of the Rustic Road Geosynthetic Reinforced Soil-Integrated Bridge System Performance Monitoring of Boone County Expo Pavement Sections, (Continuation - Phase III) Evaluation of the Buchanan County IBRD Bridge on Victor Avenue over Prairie Creek

2016

Technology Transfer Intelligent Compaction Consortium Toward Autonomous and Robotic Infrastructure Construction: A Workshop and Field Studies of Productivity, Quality, and Safety Impacts Embankment Quality and Assessment of Moisture Control Implementation Cement Stabilization of Embankment Materials

2015

Use of Automated Machine Guidance (AMG) within the Transportation Industry Quantifying Road Roughness from Terrestrial Laser Scanning Low-Cost Rural Surface Alternatives: Demonstration Project Permeability Performance and Lateral Load for Granular Backfill behind Abutments

2014

Optimizing Pavement Base, Subbase and Subgrade Layers for Cost and Performance on Local Roads SHRP 2 Geotechnical Solutions for Soil Improvement, Rapid Embankment Construction, and Stabilization of the Pavement Working Platform

2013

Boone County Expo Research Phase I - Granular Road Compaction and Stabilization Low-Cost Rural Surface Alternatives Pilot Construction Project for Granular Shoulder Stabilization Western Iowa Missouri River Flooding - Geo-Infrastructure Damage Assessment, Repair, and Mitigation Strategies

2012

Compaction "Roadeo" Field Demonstration: Roller-Integrated Compaction Monitoring and Subgrade Geosynthetic Reinforcement Performance Assessment of Lime and Fly Ash Chemically Treated Subgrade Modified Sheet Pile Abutments for Low Volume Bridges (TR-568)

2011

Geosynthetic Reinforced Soil for Low Volume Bridge Abutments Accelerated Implementation of Intelligent Compaction Technology for Embankment Subgrade Soils, Aggregate Base, and Asphalt Pavement Materials Iowa DOT Roller Integrated Compaction Monitoring Research and Implementation Stabilization Procedures to Mitigate Edge Rutting for Granular Shoulders, Phase II (TR-591) Identification and Evaluation of Pavement - Bridge Interface Ride Quality Improvement and Corrective Strategies

2010

Earthwork Volumetric Calculations and Characterization of Additional CFED Soils - CFED Phase IV In-Situ Compaction Measurements for Geosynthetic Stabilized Subbase: Weirton, West Virgina Intelligent Soil Compaction Systems Rapid, Self-Contained In-Situ Permeameter for Field QA/QC of Pavement Base/Subbase Materials

2009

Implementation of Intelligent Compaction Performance-Based Specifications in Minnesota

2008

Investigation of Soil Stabilization Alternatives: Texas SH 130 (Phase I, Laboratory) Design Guide for Improved Quality of Roadway Subgrades and Subbases (TR-525) Investigation of Dual Roller-Integrated MDP/CMV Compaction Monitoring Technologies and Measurement Influence Depth Compaction Forecasting, Development, Validation, and Application Research Performance Evaluation of Concrete Pavement Granular Subbase: Pavement Surface Condition Evaluation (TR-554) Measurements of Seasonal Changes and Spatial Variation in Pavement Subgrade Support Properties: A Link to Pavement Performance (TR-516) Laboratory Kneading Compactor Evaluation and In Situ Measurements Database Development

2007

Develop Onboard Machine Technology for Real-Time Determination of Soil Water Content Embankment Quality, Phase 4: Application to Unsuitable Soils (TR-492) Investigation of Steel Stringer Bridges: Superstructures and Substructures, Vol II (TR-522) Effective Shoulder Design and Maintenance (TR-531) Field Study of Compaction Monitoring Systems: Self-Propelled Non-Vibratory 825G and Vibratory Smooth Drum CS-533E Rollers Field Validation of Intelligent Compaction Monitoring Technology for Unbound Materials and HMA

2006

Field Evaluation of Compaction Monitoring Technology: Phase 2

2005

Investigation of Improved Utility Cut Repair Techniques to Reduce Settlement in Repaired Areas (TR-503) Optimization and Management of Materials in Earthwork Construction (TR-501) Innovative Solutions for Slope Stability Reinforcement and Characterization in Iowa Soils (TR-489) Self-Consolidating Concrete: Applications for Slip Form Paving, Phase 1 Applications for Reuse of Lime Sludge from Water Softening (TR-535) Review of Stability Berm Alternatives for Environmentally Sensitive Areas Synthesis of Non-Destructive Testing Technologies for Geomaterial Applications A Pilot Study to Investigate the Use of Aggregate Screenings in Roadway Construction Fly Ash Soil Stabilization for Non-Uniform Subgrade Soils (TR-461)

2004

Identification of the Best Practices for the Design, Construction, and Repair of Bridge Approach Sections Cost Comparison of Treatments Used to Maintain or Upgrade Aggregate Roads Field Evaluation of Compaction Monitoring Technology, Phase 1 (TR-495) Determination of the Optimum Base Characteristics for Pavements (TR-482)

2002

Evaluation of Rammed Aggregate Piers for Highway Applications in Iowa Soils (TR-443) Embankment Quality, Phase 3 (TR-401)

1998

Embankment Quality: Phase I and Phase II