NDOR Research Reports


 

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                        NU-Deck Precast Panels & Innovative Bridge Research and Construction (5/2004)

Download                        Steel Bridge System with Delayed Composite Action (11/2003)

Download                        Conductive Concrete for Bridge Deck Deicing and Anti-Icing (7/2004)

Download                        Development of a Design Guideline for Phase Construction of Steel Girder Bridges (10/2003)

Download                        Evaluation of Alternate Cable Anchor Designs and Three-Cable Guardrail Adjacent to Steep Slope (1/3/05)

Download                        Safety Performance Evaluation of the NE Open Bridge Rail on an Inverted Tee Bridge Deck (1/21/04)

Download                        2004 Superpave Software (2004)

Download                        Toward Development of a Steel Bridge System - Simple for Dead Load and Continuous for Live Load (10/2003)

Download                         Bond Strength of Self-Consolidating Concrete for Prestressed Concrete Applications (12/2004)

Download                        Winter Operation-Abrasives and Salt Brine (10/2003)

Download                        Spliced I-Girder Concrete Bridge System (12/2003)

Download                        Implementation of the Superstructue Joint Detial (12/2003)

Download                        Deceleration Lanes on Left-Turn Bays of Four-Lane Expressways (12/2003)

Download                        Safety Evaluation of Left-Turn Lane Line Width at Intersections With Opposing Left Turn Lanes (12/2004)

Download                        Development of the MW Guardrail System for Standard & Reduced Post Spacing and in Combination With Curbs (9/1/04)

Download                        Application of Freeway Video Surveillance for Accident Investigation (4/2004)

Download                        Dynamic Testing of Wooden Guardrail Posts - White & Red Pine Species Equivalency Study (7/21/04)

Download                        TL-5 Development of 42- and 51-in Tall, Single-Faced, F-shape Concrete Barriers (4/30/04)

Download                        Appropriate Design Speed for Horizontal Curves Approaching a Stop (9/2004)

Download                        Effects of Central Island Landscape Treatments at Single-Lane Roundabouts (3/2005)

Download                        Development of Rural Bicycle Compatibility Index: Final Report (7/2004)

Download                        Integrating GIS and Transportation Modeling Operations For NDOR (6/2004)

Download                        Durability of Portland Cement Concrete: Aggregates, Cements & Pozzolans (8/2005)

Download                        Evaluation of the Use of Lithium Compounds in Controlling Alkalii-Silica Reactivity in Concrete Pavement (10/2005)

Download                        Development, Testing, and Evaluation of NDOR'S TL-5 Aesthetic Open Concrete Bridge Rail (12/2005)

Download                        Investigating Binder Flushing of SP-2 Mixes (9/2005)

Download                        Restricted-Zone Requirements for Superpave Mixes Made with Local Aggregate Sources (3/2006)

Download                        Vegetation Establishment on Roadway Shoulders (7/2006)

Download                        Regression Equations (7/2005)

Download                        Intersection Safety (3/2006)

Download                        Behavior and Design of Buried Concrete Pipes (6/2006)

Download                        Effects of Central Island Landscaping Treatments at Single-Lane Roundabouts (10/2006)

Download                        Crum Rubber in Performance-Graded Asphalt Binder (11/2006)

Download                        Material Selection and Design Considerations for Moisture Damage of Asphalt Pavement (12/2006)

Download                        Design and Evaluation of an Open Combination Traffic/Bicycle Bridge Railing System (2/9/07)

Download                        Safety Performance Evaluation of Minnesota's Temporary Rigid Panel Sign Stand Systems (2/8/07)

Download                        A Performance-Based Incentive Program for Asphalt Pavement (5/2007)

Download                        Centerline Curbing Treatment at Railroad Crossings for Improved Safety (3/2007)

Download                        Pozzolan Stabilized Subgrades (6/2007)

Download                        Development of a Steel Bridge System-Simple for Dead Load and Continuous for Live Load-Volume 1 & 2 (7/2005)

Download                        Blowout Penstemon (Penstemon haydenil) Endangered Species (1/2/07)

Download                        Design Aids for Threaded Rod Precast Prestressed Girder Continunity System (8/2007)

Download                        Development of a Guide for Cast-in-Place Applications of Self-Consolidated Concrete (11/2007)

Download                        Implementation of the AASHTO LRFD Conde in Geotechnical Design-Piles (10/2007)

Download                        Three Innovative Concepts for Short Span Steel Bridges (3/2007)

Download                        Evaluation of a Modified Three Cable Guardrail Adjacent To Steep Slope (3/4/08)

Download                        Research on Fatigue of Asphalt Mixtures and Pavements in Nebraska (2/2008)

Download                        Water Balance Analysis for Nebraska Sand Hills Wetland Mitigation Site (1/2008)

Download                        Development of the Midwest Guardrail System (MGS) W-Beam to Thrie Beam Transition Element (11/26/07)

Download                        Development of a TL-5 Vertical Faced Concrete Median Barrier Incorporating Head Ejection Criteria (12/10/07)

Download                        Evaluation of Rigid Hazards Placed in the Zone of Intrusion (1/3/08)

Download                        Phase III Development of a Short-Radius Guardrail for Intersection Roadways (12/6/07)

Download                        Phase IV Development of a Short-Radius Guardrail for Intersection Roadways (2/29/08)

Download                        Midwest Guardrail System for Long-Span Culvert Applications (11/16/07)

Download                        Investigation of Asphalt Pavement Analyzer Testing Program in Nebraska (6/2008)

Download                        Improved Method of Using Traffic Estimates to Evaluate Intersection Improvements (3/2008)

Download                        Proctor Compaction Testing (5/2008)

Download                        Pavement Quality Indicators Study (6/6/08)

Download                        Development of a Stand-Alone Concrete Bridge Pier Protection System  (4/18/08)

Download                        Long Term Monitoring of a Steel Bridge Constructed Using Phase Construction (7/2005)

Download                        Design & Evaluation of a Low-Tension Cable Guardrail End Terminal System (7/15/08)

Download                        NDOR American Burying Beetle Research Final Report (N/A)

Download                        Evaluation of Critical Flare Rates for the Midwest Guardrail System (MGS) (7/15/08)

Download                        Implement of Conductive Concrete for Deicing  (Roca Bridge) (7/2008)

Download                        Streambank Stabilization Using Traditional and Bioengineering Methods: a Literature Review (8/2007)

Download                        Cable Median Barrier Guidelines (12/8/08)

Download                        Evaluation of Safety Grates For Cross-Drainage Culverts (10/23/08)

Download                        Design and Evaluation of a Low-Tension Cable Guardrail End Terminal System (7/15/08)

Download                        Approach Slope for MW Guardrail System (12/4/08)

Download                        Performance Limits for 152-MM (6-in.) High Curbs Placed in Advance of The MGS Using Mash-08 Vehicles,
                                             Part I: Vehicle-Curb Testing  and LS-Dyna Analysis (5/2009)

Download                        Nondestructive Method to Detect Corrosion of Steel Elements in Concrete (4/2009)

Download                       Development of Field Data for Effective Implementation of Mechanistic Empirical Pavement Design Procedure (6/2009)

Download                       Use of Ground Penetrating Radar for Construction Quality Assurance of Concrete Pavements (11/2009)

Download                       Steel Box System Monitoring of N-2 over I-80 Bridge (6/2009)

Download                       Investigation and Mitigation of Driver Confusion at Modern Roundabouts (10/30/09)

Download                       Moisture Sensitivity of Hot-Mix Asphalt (HMA) Mixtures in Nebraska - Phase II (11/13/09)

Download                       Behavior and Design of Buried Concrete Pipe (10/2009)

Download                       Termination and Anchorage of Temporary Concrete Barriers  (10/29/09

Download                       Performance Limits for 6-in.  High Curbs Placed in Advance of the MGS Using MASH Vehicles - Part II: Full Scale Crash Testing (10/30/09)

Download                       Infrared Thermography-Driven Flaw Detection and Evaluation of Hot Mix Asphalt Pavements (1/2010)

Download                       Effects of Aggregate Angularity on Mix Design Characteristics and Pavement Performance (12/2//09)

Download                       Development and Evaluation of the Midwest Guardrail System Final Report (2/24/10)

Download                       Computer Aided Modeling of Soil Mix Designs to Predict Characteristics of Properties of Stabilized Road Bases (2010)

Download                       Development and Evaluation of the Midwest Guardrail System (MGS) Placed Adjacent to a 2:1 Fill Slope (2/24/10)

Download                       Safety and Driver Behavior Studies at Multiple Lane Approaches to Stop-Controlled Intersections (5/2010)

Download                        Load Rating of Complex Bridges (7/2010)

Download                        Class C Fly Ash in Pavements (7/2010)

Download                        Bottom Flange Reinforcement in NU I-Girders (8/2010)

Download                        Designing Aids of NU I-Girders (7/2010)

Download                        Offset Right-Turn Lanes for Improved Intersection Sight Distance (6/2010)

Download                        Development of a Temporary Concrete Barrier to Permanent Concrete Median Barrier Approach Transition (7/15/10)

Download                        Development of a Low-Cost, Energy Absorbing Bridge Rail (8/11/10)

Download                        Optimal Design of Work Zone Median Crossovers (9/2010)

Download                        Performance Limits for 6-in. High Curbs Placed in Advance of the MGS Using Mash Vehicles III: Full-Scale Crash Testing (10/30/09)

Download                        Development of the MGS Approach Guardrail Transition Using Standardized Steel Posts (12/21/10)

Download                        Investigating the Use of a New Universal Breakaway Steel Post-Phase (12/16/10)

Download                        Dynamic Impact Testing of Wood Posts for the MGS Placed Adjacent to a 2H:IV Fill Slope (12/16/10)

Download                        Performance Evaluation of Brass Breakaway Couplings (12/22/10)

Download                        Layer Moduli of NE Pavements for the New Mechanistic-Empirical Pavement Design Guide (MEPDG) (12/6/10)

Download                        Rapid Construction of Pacific Street Bridge (10/2010)

Download                        Second Generation Precast Deck Panel (NUDECK) System (12/2010)

Download                        Development of Advanced Finite Element Material Models for Cable Barrier Wire Rope (8/2/10)

Download                        Foundation Design for High Tension Cable Guardrails (6/2010)

Download                        Infrared Thermography-Driven Flaw Detection and Evaluation of Hot Mix Asphalt Pavements (1/2010)

Download                        Layer Moduli of NE Pavements for the New Mechanistic-Empirical Pavement Design Guide (MEPDG) (2010)

Download                        Developing Deterioration Models for Nebraska Bridges (7/2011)

Download                        Impact of 0.7 Inch Diameter Strands on NU I-Girders (6/2011)

Download                        Effectiveness Study on Temporary Pavement Marking Removals Methods (6/2011)

Download                        Non-Nuclear Method for Density Measurements (6/2011)

Download                         Model for Predicting the Impact Upon Economic Development Resulting from Highway Improvement Projects (10/2011)

Download                        Development of a State of the Art Traffic Microsimulation Model For Nebraska (12/2011)

Download                        The Effects of Pedestrian Countdown Timers on Safety and Efficiency of Operations at Signalized Intersections (12/2011)

Download                         Development of Alternative Wood-Post MGS Approach Guardrail Transition (11/28/11)

Download                         Determination of the Maximum MGS Mounting Height-Phase I Crash Testing (3/9/12)

Download                        Evaluation of the In-Service Safety Performance of Safety-Shape and Vertical Concrete Barriers (12/16/11)

Download                        Phase I Development of a Non-Proprietary, Four-Cable, High Tension Median Barrier (12/28/11)

Download                        Evaluation of NDOR's Actuated Advance Warning Systems (12/11)

Download                        Phase II Development of a Non-Proprietary, Four-Cable, High Tension Median Barrier (3/21/12)

Download                        Phase I Development of an Aesthetic, Precast Concrete Bridge Rail (2/13/12)

Download                        Speed Limit Recommendation in Vicinity of Signalized, High-Speed Intersection (4/2012)

Download                        Cost-Effective Safety Treatments For Low-Volume Roads (8/24/12)

Download                        Development And Recommendations For A Non-Proprietary, High-Tension, Cable End Terminal System (7/17/12) 

Download                       Test Matrices For Evaluating Cable Median Barriers Placed in V-Ditches (7/13/12)

 --------                                     Adopting NDOR's Roadside Seed Mixture for Local Site Conditions (11/6/12):

                               Roadside Seed Mixture, download; Implementation by NDOR, download; Roadside Seed Tables, download     

Download                        Research on Roadway Performance and Distress at Low Temperature (6/2012)                

Download                        Improved Models of Cable-to-Post Attachments for High-Tension Cable Barriers (2012)

Download                        Effects of Aggregate Angularity on Mix Design Characteristics and Pavement Performance (2012)

Download                        Evaluation of the Environmental Impacts of Bridge Deck Runoff - Preliminary Draft (2012)

Download                        Safety Improvements at Hwy-Railroad Crossing for Pedestrians & Bicyclists & the Assessment of Long-Term Effects of
                                                 Centerline Curbing (2012)

Download                        Evaluation of a Non-Proprietary, High-Tension, Four-Cable Median Barrier of Level Terrain  (11/29/12)

Download                        Determination of the Maximum MGS Mounting Height - Phase II Detailed Analysis With LS-Dyna (12/5/12)

Download                        Dynamic Testing of MGS W6X8.5 Posts at Decreased Embedment (12/17/12)   

Download                        Safety Performance Evaluation of the Non-Blocked Midwest Guardrail System (MGS) (1/24/13)

Download                        Cost-Effective Treatment of Existing Guardrail Systems (5/5/13)

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                        Pavement Quality Indicators-(2009-2013) 5 year report (6/2013)

Download                        Cable Median Barrier Failure Analysis and Prevention (2012)

Download                        Improved Models of Cable-to-Post Attachments for High-Tension Cable Barriers (2012)

Download                        Characteristics of Fatigued Commercial Motor Vehicle Drivers-A Preliminary Investigation (12/2012)

Download                       Life-Cycle Assessment of Nebraska Bridges (May, 2013)

Download                       Optimized Aggregates Gradations for Portland Cement Concrete Mix Designs Evaluation (6/14/2013)

Download                       Establishing Permanent Vegetation after Highway Construction ( 9/15/2013)

Download                       Design of Cable-To-Post Attachments for Use in a Non-Proprietary, High-Tension, Cable Median Barrier (8/29/2013)

Download                       Development Of a New Energy-Absorbing Roadside/Median Barrier System With Restorable Elastomer Cartridges (7/16/2013)

Download                       Post Weld and Epoxy Anchorage Variations For W-Beam Guardrail Attached To Low-Fill Culverts (8/12/2013)

Download                        Midwest Guardrail System (MGS) with Southern Yellow Pine Posts (9/4/2013)

Download                        Implementation of 0.7 in. Diameter Strands in Prestressed Concrete Girders (10/2013)

Download                        Implementation of Precast Concrete Deck System NUDECK (2nd Generation) (12/2013)
                                                   Construction Sequence Movie ; Girder Testing Movie; Lifting Full Depth Precast Deck Panel Movie

 Download                       Fertilization Effects on Attaining Vegetation Requirements (December, 2013)
 
Download                        Development and Evaluation of Best Management Practices (BMPS) for Highway Runoff Pollution Control (12/31/2013)

Download                        M17 - Passive Stormwater Samplers for Sampling Highway Runoff from BMPS: Feasibility Study (12/31/2013)

Download                        M321 - Effectiveness of UNL's Pneumatic Crack/Joint Preparation Device (3/31/2014)

Download                        Safety-Performance Evaluation of Weak-Post, W-Beam Guardrail Attached to Culvert (2/2014)

Download                        Stormwater Pollution Treatment BMP Discharge Structures (3/2014)

Download                        Dynamic Testing of A Non-Proprietary, High-Tension, Cable End Terminal System (3/21/2014)

Download                        Universal Breakaway Steel Post for Other Applications (4/1/2014)









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