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Flash Tracking for Accelerated Project Delivery - Phase I
The Construction Industry Institute recently funded Virginia Tech and Georgia Tech to develop ess...
Computational Enhancements for the VDOT Regional River Severe Storm Model
Climate change will present significant challenges for transportation agencies, according to a 20...
Preparing for Automated Vehicles in Virginia
There have been several recent advances in the automation of vehicle control, particularly in ada...
Alternatives to Protected-Only Left-Turn Phasing
The Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) released a new left-turn phase selection policy...
Development and Testing of Environmental DNA (eDNA) Protocols for the Endangered James Spinymussel (Pleurobema collina)
The James Spinymussel (Pleurobema collina) is a freshwater mussel endemic to riverine aquatic hab...
Evaluation of Travel Time Prediction Products
VDOT displays real-time travel times to various destinations on many of its changeable message si...
Survey for Breeding Peregrine Falcons on Bridges in the Virginia Coastal Plain 2016
The Peregrine Falcon - an endangered species in Virginia – can sometimes nest in bridges ma...
Mesoscopic Modeling Guidance and Pilot Test
The Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) has a need to analyze vehicle flows on several i...
Improving Animal-vehicle Collision Data for the Strategic Application of Mitigation Strategies
Deer-vehicle collisions (DVCs) represent 1 in 6 of the vehicle insurance claims in Virginia. Rece...
Compaction and Permeability of Asphalt Concrete - a Review of Virginia's Acceptance Program
A critical review will be undertaken of the Virginia Department of Transportation’s density...
Evaluation of FiberMat Surface Treatment on US 301 in Sussex County
This study will evaluate the benefits of using a FiberMat membrane as a surface treatment on an a...
Construction of the Waynesboro Route 340 Bridge with Maintenance Free Corrosion Resistant Steel Girders
This project will document the construction of the U.S. Route 340 Bridge in the City of Waynesbor...