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           The Research Council staff conduct projects internally and also coordinate research being conducted by other organizations on behalf of the Virginia Department of Transportation. Direct any questions concerning these projects to the key staff contacts shown as the principal investigators.

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Connected Vehicle Pooled Fund Study Phase 4, TPF 5-206
The goal of Phase 4 of the Connected Vehicle Pooled Fund Study is to support state and local agen...
Crushed Hydraulic Cement Concrete Adjacent to Underdrains
The objectives of this field study are: (1) to confirm the validity under field conditions of Cru...
Development of Mechanistic-Empirical Pavement Design Guide (MEPDG) Inputs for Stone Matrix Asphalt (SMA)
Effective January 1st, 2018 VDOT adopted AASHTOWare Pavement ME as its official pavement design p...
Performance Mixture Design for Asphalt Mixtures: Phase I, Roadmap and Specification Development
Improving asphalt mixture durability is a VDOT priority. The performance mixture design (PMD) con...
Virginia Connected Corridors Next
VTTI and VTRC have been collaborating to develop the Virginia Connected Corridors (VCC). Infrastr...
Incorporating Potential Climate Change Impacts in Bridge and Culvert Design
Climate change is resulting in long term trends in precipitation and streamflow. As a result, des...
Using Google Earth and Google Street View for Slope Cut Inventory and Rockfall Hazard Rating
An inventory of rock slope cuts and corresponding rockfall hazards are one of the main components...
Planning Corridors for Transit Signal Priority while Considering Pedestrian Delay
The proposed study will develop guidance for VDOT for Transit Signal Priority (TSP) implementatio...
Incorporation of Accessibility into Project Prioritization, Phase 1
Smart Scale requires the calculation of accessibility for hundreds of projects throughout the Com...
Improving Inventory and Investment of Bicycle and Pedestrian Facilities Through Targeted Public Outreach
VDOT is committed to providing and maintaining transportation infrastructure for a transportation...