Mark Seppelt is the Electrical and Mechanical Unit Chief in the Bureau of Design and Environment at the Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT). He has been with IDOT for 20 years and has assisted with several IDOT- sponsored research projects administered by the Illinois Center for Transportation (ICT).Read More
The 104th Transportation and Highway Engineering (THE) Conference will take place February 27–28, 2018, with preconference activities offered on the 26th. The conference will be held at the Illini Union on the campus of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.
This annual conference will offer sessions covering a wide variety of topics relevant to transportation in Illinois including bridges and structures; design, construction, and environment; traffic, operations, and safety; and local roads and streets.
A session focusing on current research at ICT will also be presented.
See THE’s website for additional information.
Imagine you’re in your car sipping coffee and hoping for a smooth commute when you’re greeted by those big, orange signs. Construction. Still? This has been going on for weeks and the traffic is now the source of your daily headache. What is worse is it looks finished. Why can’t they just open the road? Read More
Similar to frosting in a layered cake, which holds the multiple layers together, interface bonding in road pavement structures ensures that the asphalt layers remain in place for longer periods of time. Read More
Over the past few decades, there has been an increasing level of awareness toward using recycled materials as an alternative to virgin materials in flexible pavements and, thus, recycling has become an integral part of road maintenance and rehabilitation activities. Read More