Operational Research Program for Local Transportation Groups (OPERA) - Fiscal Year 2017-2018

The objective of this program is to: (1) promote innovations in operations and maintenance by stimulating and conducting research; (2) create an environment for intelligent improvements to maintenance operations with a safer, easier and more efficient environment for the worker; to provide the motoring public with a safer, user friendly, efficient and environmentally sound transportation network; and (3) and to facilitate the dissemination of operations technology through the Research Implementation Committee, Circuit Training and Assistance Program (CTAP), the publication of accurate reports and participation in the Spring and Fall Maintenance Expo and Minnesota Local Technical Assistance Program (LTAP). Operational Research Program for Local Transportation Groups (OPERA) encourages involvement by all counties and cities.

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • INV 998


  • English


  • Status: Completed
  • Funding: $160000
  • Contract Numbers:

    1003325 WO#13

  • Sponsor Organizations:

    Minnesota Department of Transportation

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

    Center for Transportation Studies

    University of Minnesota
    500 Washington Avenue SE, TSB 200
    Minneapolis, MN  United States  55118
  • Start Date: 20170302
  • Expected Completion Date: 20180930
  • Actual Completion Date: 0

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 01632448
  • Record Type: Research project
  • Source Agency: Minnesota Department of Transportation
  • Contract Numbers: 1003325 WO#13
  • Files: RIP, STATEDOT
  • Created Date: Apr 21 2017 10:39AM