NETC 14-4 – Optimizing future work zones in New England for safety

NETC 14-4 PROJECT TITLE: Optimizing future work zones in New England for safety STATUS: The Technical Committee is writing a scope of work in preparation for the RFP solicitation ANTICIPATED COMPLETION: To be determined PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR(S): To be determined PI E-MAIL: To be determined PROJECT OBJECTIVES: Work zones are increasingly … Continue reading

NETC 10-3 – Low Temperature and Moisture Susceptibility of RAP Mixtures with Warm Mix Technology

NETC 10-3 PROJECT TITLE: Low Temperature and Moisture Susceptibility of RAP Mixtures with Warm Mix Technology STATUS: Active ANTICIPATED COMPLETION: 9/15/2015 PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR(S): Professor Walaa S. Mogawer, PE, F.ASCE, Highway Sustainability Research Center (HSRC), University of Massachusetts PI E-Mail: wmogawer@umassd.edu PROJECT OBJECTIVES: To evaluate the low temperature cracking properties and moisture susceptibility of RAP mixtures produced … Continue reading

NETC 07-1- In-Place Response Mechanisms of Recycled Layers Due to Temperature and Mositure Variations

NETC 07-1 PROJECT TITLE: In-Place Response Mechanisms of Recycled Layers Due to Temperature and Mositure Variations PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR(S): Jo Sias Daniel, University of New Hampshire PI E-Mail: jo.daniel@unh.edu STATUS: Active ANTICIPATED COMPLETION: 3/31/2016 PROJECT OBJECTIVES: To identify the key response mechanisms of pavement cross-sections containing recycled materials common to the New England region.

NETC 06-4 – Preventive Maintenance and Timing of Applications

NETC 06-4 PROJECT TITLE: Preventive Maintenance and Timing of Applications PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR(S): Walaa S. Mogawer, PI, University of Massachusetts Dartmouth and Jo Sias Daniel, Co-Pi, University of New Hampshire PI E-Mail: wmogawer@umassd.edu STATUS: Active ANTICIPATED COMPLETION: 9/15/2015 PROJECT OBJECTIVES: The purpose of this project is to understand pavement maintenance techniques and the interrelationship with the timing … Continue reading

NETC 09-3 – Advanced Composite Materials: Prototype Development and Demonstration

NETC 09-3 PROJECT TITLE: Advanced Composite Materials: Prototype Development and Demonstration STATUS: Active ANTICIPATED COMPLETION: 8/31/2015 PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR(S): Roberto Lopez-Anido, Advanced Structures and Composites Center, University of Maine PI E-MAIL: rla@maine.edu OBJECTIVES: To design and fabricate, using fiber-reinforced composite materials, a standard drain system for bridges that can be produced economically for use throughout New … Continue reading

NETC 09-2 – Effective Establishment of Native Grasses on Roadsides

NETC 09-2 PROJECT TITLE: Effective Establishment of Native Grasses on Roadsides STATUS: Active ANTICIPATED COMPLETION: 2/28/2016 PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR(S): Julia Kuzovkina, Associate Professor, Department of Plant Science and Landscape Architecture, University of Connecticut PI E-MAIL: jkuzovkina@uconn.edu OBJECTIVES: To document the current state-of-the-art on the establishment of grass species, particularly warm-season species, native to southern New England. … Continue reading

NETC 14-3 – Bridge Expansion Joint Deterioration and Repair

NETC 14-3 PROJECT TITLE: Bridge Expansion Joint Deterioration and Repair STATUS: The Technical Committee is writing a scope of work in preparation for the RFP solicitation. ANTICIPATED COMPLETION: To be determined PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR(S): To be determined PI E-MAIL: To be determined PROJECT OBJECTIVES: Deterioration of bridge deck joints is problematic … Continue reading

NETC 14-1 – Measuring the Effectiveness of Competency Models for Job-Specific Professional Development

NETC 14-1 PROJECT TITLE: Measuring the Effectiveness of Competency Models for Job-Specific Professional Development of Engineers & Engineering Technicians STATUS: Proposals were due 10/24/14.  The Technical Committee is evaluating and ranking the proposals. ANTICIPATED COMPLETION: To be determined PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR(S): To be determined PI E-MAIL: To be determined PROJECT OBJECTIVES: … Continue reading

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