Developing Best Practices (BPs) for Bicycle Trail Construction & Maintenance in Illinois

This research is directed at the development of pavement design guidelines so that all parties involved with bicycle trail construction and maintenance throughout Illinois use consistent and cost effective design procedures. This research will evaluate a broad range of materials that can satisfy the functional needs of bicycle trails. It will bring the latest technology that is presently available to the field of bicycle trail construction and maintenance. Design procedures that consider life cycle costs and preservation will be considered.


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    • Status: Completed
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    • Sponsor Organizations:

      Illinois Department of Transportation

      2300 S. Dirksen Parkway
      Springfield, IL  USA  62764
    • Performing Organizations:

      University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign

      Illinois Center for Transportation
      1611 Titan Drive
      Rantoul, IL  USA  61866
    • Principal Investigators:

      Buttlar, William

      Dempsey, Barry

    • Start Date: 20110816
    • Actual Completion Date: 20120630
    • Source Data: RiP Project 32498

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    Filing Info

    • Accession Number: 01470221
    • Record Type: Research project
    • Source Agency: Illinois Department of Transportation
    • Contract Numbers: R27-SP18
    • Files: RiP
    • Created Date: Jan 19 2013 1:01AM