(Deadline for submission is 10-01-2017)
The Illinois Department of Transportation’s (IDOT’s) Structures, Hydraulics & Geotechnical Technical Advisory Group (TAG) has identified the following research needs for the upcoming research cycle. IDOT and the Illinois Center for Transportation (ICT) encourage researchers to review these research needs and submit a research idea or ideas to address the need(s). Proposals that are aligned with the TAG’s specified research needs are more likely to be funded.
- Issue: Longitudinal Keyways on Precast Concrete Deck Beam (PPCDB) Bridges (Contact person: Thomas Winkelman)
- Issue: Crack Initiation and Propagation through Concrete Bridge Deck Overlays (Contact person: Jayme Schiff)
- Issue: Steel Superstructure Load Distribution over Time (Contact person: Mark Shaffer)
Click here to access the Proposed Research Idea Statement