Technology Exchange on Low Volume Road Design, Construction and Maintenance

The primary activities of this pooled fund project are technology exchange, information sharing, and the facilitation of partnering relationships among state agencies and participating members with FHWA, Local Public Agencies and other appropriate agencies and associations. Technology exchange activities in conjunction with the 12th International Conference on Low Volume Roads will be advantageous to participating members. Specifically, this pooled fund will: 1. Provide communication and information sharing among member participants: Discuss research, development and technology transfer needs in the areas of design, construction, maintenance, and safety on low volume roads and provide research ideas to the Transportation Research Board (TRB) in the areas of Low Volume Roads. 2. Member workshop at the 12th International Conference on Low Volume Roads: Provide a technology and knowledge exchange forum to enhance the practical knowledge of pooled fund participants concerning low volume road management with a focus on encouraging State DOT and other agency participation in the pooled fund. 3. Pooled Fund Member Meeting on Low Volume Road Issues: Provide a technology and knowledge exchange forum focused on Low Volume Road issues. Topics may include agency collaboration, funding, asset management, shared right of way (ROW)/utilities, safety programs, emergency response, training and certifications, maintenance of traffic, federal oversight, standards and specifications, contracting methods, environmental issues, energy development, maintenance, material sources and quality, and bonding. 4. Technology Transfer through paper publication and webinars on topics selected by pooled fund member in areas of Low Volume Road Design and Management.

Language

  • English

Project

  • Status: Programmed
  • Funding: $50000
  • Contract Numbers:

    TPF-5(379)

  • Sponsor Organizations:

    Wisconsin Department of Transportation

    PO Box 7910
    4802 Sheboygan Avenue, Room 104
    Madison, WI  United States  53707-7910

    Utah Department of Transportation

    4501 South 2700 West
    Project Development
    Salt Lake City, UT  United States  84114-8380

    Ohio Department of Transportation

    Research Program
    1980 West Broad Street
    Columbus, OH  United States  43223

    Kansas Department of Transportation

    Eisenhower State Office Building
    700 SW Harrison Street
    Topeka, KS  United States  66603-3754

    Iowa Department of Transportation

    800 Lincoln Way
    Ames, IA  United States  50010
  • Project Managers:

    Clute, Khyle

  • Start Date: 20180322
  • Expected Completion Date: 0
  • Actual Completion Date: 0
  • Source Data: RiP Project 42349

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 01663480
  • Record Type: Research project
  • Source Agency: Federal Highway Administration
  • Contract Numbers: TPF-5(379)
  • Files: RiP, USDOT
  • Created Date: Mar 22 2018 1:01AM