Optimizing the Benefits of Smoother Roads against the Increased Costs to Build Them

There is a cost to build with increased smoothness in road construction. In practice, there are benefits to road users and to owning agencies to have smooth roads. Quantifying the benefits and costs allows agencies to establish policies and specifications that are in the best interest of the transportation community.


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    • Status: Active
    • Funding: $237500
    • Contract Numbers:


    • Sponsor Organizations:

      Illinois Department of Transportation

      2300 S. Dirksen Parkway
      Springfield, IL  United States  62764
    • Managing Organizations:

      University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign

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

      Lee, Hyung

    • Start Date: 20180816
    • Expected Completion Date: 20201015
    • Actual Completion Date: 0

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    Filing Info

    • Accession Number: 01714352
    • Record Type: Research project
    • Source Agency: Illinois Department of Transportation
    • Contract Numbers: R27-199
    • Files: RiP, STATEDOT
    • Created Date: Aug 21 2019 3:52PM