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FY 2019 Problem Statements

All - Construction - Design - Maintenance - Materials - Pavements - Planning - Special Projects

ALL
1 Capillary Pressure Sensor Testing to Identify Best curing regimen in Freshly Poured Bridge Decks
2 Investigating concrete deck cracking in continuous steel bridges
3 MICP to Prevent Caving during Drilled Shaft Foundation Installation
4 Improved staged deck pour procedures for highly skewed and curved steel bridges
5 Using Smartphone Technology for Uniformity Probing during Hot Mix Asphalt (HMA) Construction
6 Spatial Analysis of Benefits of Site Specific Ground Motion Response Analysis
7 Accelerated steel bridge construction (ABC) using non-composite pre-cast concrete decks
8 Investigating concrete deck cracking in continuous steel bridges
9 Life Cycle Cost Analysis of Alternative Culvert Designs 
10 Lowering Long-Term Costs of Arkansas’ Pavement Infrastructure
11 Raised Pavement Marker Installation
12 Cost-Benefit Analysis of Steel Bridge Preservation Actions for Improved Joint Corrosion Protection 
13 Reducing the cost of bridge deck inspection
14 Improved bridge-deck overlay procedures for better deck and steel superstructure response
15 An expedite investigation of Arkansas Highway bridges using a novel wireless ultrasonic structural health monitoring technique
16 Mitigation of Sedimentation Issues in Box Culvert
17 Improved crack-arrest methods for steel bridge connections: Implementation of bridge "band-aids"
18 Lowering Cost for Snow & Ice Removal in Arkansas
19 Development of Metals Corrosion Maps of Arkansas and Maintenance of Cross-drains
20 A Standardized Foam Test for Arkansas Fly Ash
21 Accelerated Curing of Silica Fume Concrete
22 Developing Subgrade Stabilization and Improvement Procedures in Arkansas Using Fly Ash
23 Development of more reliable liquefaction resistance estimates using CPT and Vs
24 Elimination of Empirical, Ineffective and Expensive PG Plus Test
25 Guidance for Introducing Performance Based Concrete Mixtures in Arkansas
26 Impact of Pile Driving on Soil Shearing and Liquefaction Resistance
27 Implementing CPT Procedures in ARDOT Geotechnical Designs
28 Non-nuclear Moisture Content Determination
29 Optimizing Silane Application Time for Bridge Decks
30 Sattellite InSAR Monitoring of Transportation Infrastructure in Arkansas
31 Use of Rice Husk Ash (RHA) in Flowable Fill Concrete Mix
32 In-place Recycling as a Pavement Maintenance Treatment
33 Improved Characterization of Cement Treated Bases for Roadway Applications
34 Use of Truck GPS Data to Improve the ArDOT Overnight Truck Parking Survey
35 GIS-Based Analysis of Transportation Safety in Arkansas
36 Standardization of Arkansas Crash Data Reporting
37 Evidenced-Based Decision Making Guidance for Bypass and Widening Projects 
38 Vehicle Class Seasonal Factor Groups for ARDOT Traffic Information Systems
39 sUAS for Wetland Mitigation Area Monitoring
40 An Evaluation of UAS Potential Capabilities for Transportation Applications
41 Best Practices: Roadside Applications for Weed Control
42 Explore the Capabilities Unmanned Aerial System (UAS) to Solve Transportation Infrastructure Issues
43 Exploring the Implementation of Intelligent Compaction
44 Investigating Susceptibility of Arkansas Concrete to Calcium Oxychloride

CONSTRUCTION
1 Capillary Pressure Sensor Testing to Identify Best curing regimen in Freshly Poured Bridge Decks
2 Investigating concrete deck cracking in continuous steel bridges
3 MICP to Prevent Caving during Drilled Shaft Foundation Installation
4 Improved staged deck pour procedures for highly skewed and curved steel bridges
5 Using Smartphone Technology for Uniformity Probing during Hot Mix Asphalt (HMA) Construction
43 Exploring the Implementation of Intelligent Compaction

DESIGN
6 Spatial Analysis of Benefits of Site Specific Ground Motion Response Analysis
7 Accelerated steel bridge construction (ABC) using non-composite pre-cast concrete decks
8 Investigating concrete deck cracking in continuous steel bridges
9 Life Cycle Cost Analysis of Alternative Culvert Designs 
10 Lowering Long-Term Costs of Arkansas’ Pavement Infrastructure

MAINTENANCE
11 Raised Pavement Marker Installation
12 Cost-Benefit Analysis of Steel Bridge Preservation Actions for Improved Joint Corrosion Protection 
13 Reducing the cost of bridge deck inspection
14 Improved bridge-deck overlay procedures for better deck and steel superstructure response
15 An expedite investigation of Arkansas Highway bridges using a novel wireless ultrasonic structural health monitoring technique
16 Mitigation of Sedimentation Issues in Box Culvert
17 Improved crack-arrest methods for steel bridge connections: Implementation of bridge "band-aids"
18 Lowering Cost for Snow & Ice Removal in Arkansas
19 Development of Metals Corrosion Maps of Arkansas and Maintenance of Cross-drains

MATERIALS
22 Developing Subgrade Stabilization and Improvement Procedures in Arkansas Using Fly Ash
23 Development of more reliable liquefaction resistance estimates using CPT and Vs
24 Elimination of Empirical, Ineffective and Expensive PG Plus Test
25 Guidance for Introducing Performance Based Concrete Mixtures in Arkansas
26 Impact of Pile Driving on Soil Shearing and Liquefaction Resistance
27 Implementing CPT Procedures in ARDOT Geotechnical Designs
28 Non-nuclear Moisture Content Determination
29 Optimizing Silane Application Time for Bridge Decks
30 Sattellite InSAR Monitoring of Transportation Infrastructure in Arkansas
31 Use of Rice Husk Ash (RHA) in Flowable Fill Concrete Mix
37 Landslide Prevention or Remediation Using Deep Foundations
44 Investigating Susceptibility of Arkansas Concrete to Calcium Oxychloride
   

PAVEMENTS
32 In-place Recycling as a Pavement Maintenance Treatment
33 Improved Characterization of Cement Treated Bases for Roadway Applications

PLANNING
34 Use of Truck GPS Data to Improve the ArDOT Overnight Truck Parking Survey
35 GIS-Based Analysis of Transportation Safety in Arkansas
36 Standardization of Arkansas Crash Data Reporting
37 Evidenced-Based Decision Making Guidance for Bypass and Widening Projects 
38 Vehicle Class Seasonal Factor Groups for ARDOT Traffic Information Systems

SPECIAL PROJECTS
39 sUAS for Wetland Mitigation Area Monitoring
40 An Evaluation of UAS Potential Capabilities for Transportation Applications
41 Best Practices: Roadside Applications for Weed Control
42 Explore the Capabilities Unmanned Aerial System (UAS) to Solve Transportation Infrastructure Issues

 


 

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