Completed Research

Tran-SET is pleased to present the following completed research projects, organized by transportation area: (a) asphalt concrete materials, (b) portland cement materials, (c) geotechnical, (d) highway sustainability, (e) intelligent transportation systems, (f) pavements, (g) policy & planning, (h) safety, (i) structural, and (j) technology transfer.

To learn more, please click on the project’s Fact Sheet (two-page overview developed at the beginning of the project), Highlights (two-page overview updated mid-way through the project with preliminary results), Final Report (comprehensive research report including a complete description of the problem, approach, methodology, findings, conclusions, and recommendations), plus other materials.

Note: Tran-SET is currently finalizing research reports for their first-cycle projects. This webpage will be updated frequently until the end of November 2018.

Asphalt Concrete Materials

Use of Nanoclays as Alternatives of Polymers Toward Improving Performance of Asphalt Binders
Lead University: Arkansas State University
Project No. 17BASU01

Impacts of Moisture on Asphalt Properties
Lead University: Arkansas Sate University
Project No. 17BASU03

Development of a Standard Test Method for Characterization of Asphalt Modifiers and Aging-Related Degradation using an Extensional Rheometer
Lead University: Louisiana Tech University
Project No. 17BLSU01

Enhancing the Durability and the Service Life of Asphalt Pavements through Innovative Light-Induced Self-Healing Materials
Lead University: Louisiana State University
Project No. 17BLSU02

Development of a Self-healing and Rejuvenating Mechanisms for Asphalt Mixtures Containing Recycled Asphalt Shingle
Lead University: Louisiana State University
Project No. 17BLSU06

Portland Concrete Materials

Use of Rice Hull Ash (RHA) as a Sustainable Source of Construction Material
Lead University: Arkansas State University
Project No. 17CASU02

Evaluation of the Performance and Cost-effectiveness of Engineered Cementitious Composites (ECC) Produced from Region 6 Local Materials
Lead University: Louisiana State University
Project No. 17CLSU05

Bridge Deck Overlays using Ultra-High Performance Concrete
Lead University: New Mexico State University
Project No. 17CNMS01

Modeling Sulfate Attack in Modern Concrete for Building Sustainable and Resilient Infrastructure
Lead University: Texas A&M University
Project No. 17CTAM01

Geotechnical

Prediction and Rehabilitation of Highway Embankment Slope Failures in Changing Climate
Lead University: Louisiana State University
Collaborative University: University of Texas at Arlington
Project No. 17GTLSU04

In-Situ Mechanical Characterization for Compacted Aggregates
Lead University: New Mexico State University
Project No. 17GTNMS02

Development of Environmentally Friendly Stabilization Methods for Transport Infrastructure Based on Geopolymers
Lead University: Texas A&M University
Collaborative University: University of Texas at Arlington
Project No. 17GTTAM02

Highway Sustainability

Currently, there are no final reports under this transportation area. Please “stay tuned” as reports are being finalized and will be posted in the upcoming months.

Intelligent Transportation Systems

Currently, there are no final reports under this transportation area. Please “stay tuned” as reports are being finalized and will be posted in the upcoming months.

Pavements

Currently, there are no final reports under this transportation area. Please “stay tuned” as reports are being finalized and will be posted in the upcoming months.

Policy & Planning

Sustainable and Equitable Financing for Pedestrian Infrastructure Maintenance
Lead University: University of New Mexico
Project No. 17PPUNM01

Safety

Currently, there are no final reports under this transportation area. Please “stay tuned” as reports are being finalized and will be posted in the upcoming months.

Structural

Bridge Inspecting with Unmanned Aerial Vehicles R&D
Lead University: University of Louisiana at Lafayette
Collaborative University: Louisiana State University
Project No. 17STLSU11

Technology Transfer

Currently, there are no final reports under this transportation area. Please “stay tuned” as reports are being finalized and will be posted in the upcoming months.

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