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

This study would attempt to quantify the number of freeze/thaw events daily, monthly, and annually from historical temperature records, freeze gauges, and other data. It would also attempt to collect ground/pavement temperature and study its correlation with air temperature during freeze/thaw events.


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    • Status: Completed
    • Funding: $59,984.00
    • Contract Numbers:

      1036334 WO#4

    • 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: 20201016
    • Expected Completion Date: 20210831
    • Actual Completion Date: 0

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    Filing Info

    • Accession Number: 01727581
    • Record Type: Research project
    • Source Agency: Minnesota Department of Transportation
    • Contract Numbers: 1036334 WO#4
    • Files: RIP, STATEDOT
    • Created Date: Jan 14 2020 12:31PM