Have Minnesota's Warmer Winters Increased the Number of Freeze Thaw Cycles? Phase 2

Based on the findings from the Phase I study, the Phase 2 study will focus on the implications of increased precipitation due to climate change and the performance of road foundations using weather stations and extensive instrumentation data available at MnROAD while also developing a vulnerability map for the state road network.


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    • Status: Active
    • Funding: $170000
    • Contract Numbers:

      1036334 WO#7

    • Sponsor Organizations:

      Minnesota Department of Transportation

      395 John Ireland Boulevard
      St Paul, MN  United States  55155
    • Performing Organizations:

      Iowa State University, Ames

      Institute for Transportation
      2711 South Loop Drive, Suite 4700
      Ames, Iowa  United States  50010-8664
    • Principal Investigators:

      Ceylan, Halil

    • Start Date: 20220128
    • Expected Completion Date: 20240531
    • Actual Completion Date: 0

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    Filing Info

    • Accession Number: 01835652
    • Record Type: Research project
    • Source Agency: Minnesota Department of Transportation
    • Contract Numbers: 1036334 WO#7
    • Files: RIP, STATEDOT
    • Created Date: Feb 8 2022 3:38PM