ICT Executive Committee Approves New IDOT Projects

The ICT Executive Committee approved the following new IDOT projects, which are under way or expected to start soon.

Development of Low-Water Crossing Design Guidelines for Very-Low ADT Routes in Illinois (R27-148)

Principal Investigators: Prasanta Kalita, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign; and Heidi Howard, U.S. Army Construction Engineering Research Laboratory

IDOT Technical Review Panel Co-Chairs: Tom Winkelman and Jayme Schiff

Mechanistic-Empirical (M-E) Design Implementation and Monitoring for Rigid/Flexible Pavements (R27-149)

Principal Investigators: Marshall Thompson and Jeffery Roesler, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

IDOT Technical Review Panel Co-Chairs: Travis Lobmaster and LaDonna Rowden

 

Revised Condition Rating Survey Models to Reflect All Distresses (R27-150)

Principal Investigators: Hasan Ozer, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign; and Ahmed Faheem, University of Wisconsin–Platteville

 

Investigating the Optimum Performance of Reflective Pavement Markers (R27-151)

Principal Investigators: Carmine Dwyer and William Vavrik, Applied Research Associates

IDOT Technical Review Panel Co-Chairs: Kyle Armstrong and Kelly Morse

 

Validation and Revision of Fees Charged for Oversize/Overweight Vehicle Permits (R27-152)

Principal Investigators: Imad Al-Qadi and Yanfeng Ouyang, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign; Hao Wang, Rutgers University; and Don Bell, TERRA Engineering

IDOT Technical Review Panel Chair: Justan Mann

 

Best Management Practices and Incentives to Expedite Utility Relocation (R27-153)

Principal Investigators: Khaled El-Rayes, Liang Liu, and Nora El-Gohary, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

IDOT Technical Review Panel Chair: Tim Kell

 

Improving the Effectiveness of Smart Work Zone Technologies (R27-155)

Principal Investigator: Dan Work, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

IDOT Technical Review Panel Chair: Paul Lorton

 

Repair and Strengthening of Distressed/Damaged Ends of Prestressed Beams with CFRP Composites (R27-156)

Principal Investigator: Bassem Andrawes, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

IDOT Technical Review Panel Chair: Victor Veliz

 

Plasticity Requirements of Aggregates as Subbase, Base, Surface, and Shoulder Courses (R27-157)

Principal Investigator: Abdolreza Osouli, Southern Illinois University Edwardsville

IDOT Technical Review Panel Co-Chairs: Sheila Beshears and Heather Shoup

 

Crack Induction in Cement-Stabilized Layers (R27-158)

Principal Investigator: Jeffery Roesler, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

IDOT Technical Review Panel Co-Chairs: Matt Mueller and Mark Gawedzinski

 

Construction and Performance Monitoring of Various Asphalt Mixes (R27-161)

Principal Investigator: Imad Al-Qadi, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

IDOT Technical Review Panel Chair: Jim Trepanier

 

Chemical and Compositional Characterization of Recycled Binders (R27-162)

Principal Investigator: B.K. Sharma, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

IDOT Technical Review Panel Chair: To be announced

 

Investigation of Relationships Between AIMS Shape Priorities and VST Friction Values (R27-SP27)

Principal Investigator: Enad Mahmoud, University of Texas­–Pan American

IDOT Technical Review Panel Chair: Sheila Beshears