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FY 2017 Problem Statements

All - Construction - Design - Maintenance - Materials - Pavements - Planning - Special Projects

ALL
1 Bridge Deicing System Using Renewable Energy
2 Implementing Gigapixel Technology to Highway Bridge Inspections
3 Long-term ASR Prediction
4 Mobile Work Zone Alarm
5 Long-term Pavement Monitoring for Crack Behavior
6 Strengthening Pervious Concrete for High Load Road Applications
7 ASR Behavior During Accelerated Bar Test Periods
8 Bridge Load Posting Based on Actual Arkansas Truck Traffic
9 Impact of Pile Driving on Soil Shearing and Liquefaction Resistance
10 School Bus Stops
11 Investigating the Use of Ambient Air Temperature for ACHM Pavement Placement
12 Low Weight Ground Improvement for St. Francis Sunken Lands
13 Investigating Adverse Impacts of Road Deicers on Pavement Materials
14 Slope Stability Failure Investigation Using Geophysical Methods
15 Using Neutralizers to Reduce Corrosion on Bridge Decks Due to Deicing Materials
16 Dynamic (Variable) Message Signs in Traffic Management
17 Simple and Cost Effective QAQC for Piled Foundations
18 Analyzing the Effect of Wide-Based (Supersingle) Tires on Arkansas Highways
19 Identifying the Effect of Innovative Materials on Compaction of Asphalt Concrete
20 In-place Recycling as a Pavement Maintenance Treatment
21 Verifying Bridge Deck Inspection for Quality Assurance
22 Examining Long Term Performance of Tear-off Shingles
23 Using Discrete Element Modeling (DEM) to Supplement Laboratory Testing
24 Durability Assessment of Asphalt Pavements Exposed to Extreme Weather Events in Arkansas
25 A Feasibility Study of Energy Harvesting from Roadways in Arkansas
26 Use of Nanoclays as Alternatives of Polymers Toward Improving Performance of Asphalt Pavements
27 Use of Rice Hull Ash (RHA) as a Sustainable Source of Construction Material
28 Effectiveness of Centerline Rumble Strips to Reduce Roadway Departure Crashes Trough Statistical Analyses
29 Bridge Deck Curing Regimens
30 Increasing Fly Ash Content
31 Performance of High Strength Steel Rebar in Bridge Decks
32 Development of a Performance-Based Life Cycle Cost Analysis (LCCA) System
33 Towards Accelerated Steel Bridge Construction Using Pre-cast Concrete Decks
34 Application and Monitoring of Fatigue Rehabilitation Strategies for Steel Bridge Connections
35 Quantification of Bridge-Deck Overlay Effects on Steel Superstructure Response
36 Vehicle Class Seasonal Factor Groups for AHTD Traffic Information Systems
37 Landslide Prevention or Remediation Using Deep Foundations
38 Load Resistance Factor Design (LRFD) - Load Testing of Deep Foundations
39 Alternative Pavement Design using Stabilized Subgrade
40 Real-Time Disruption Impacts of Incidents
41 Concrete Wash Water - Improving Collection and Disposal Strategies to Reduce Risks to Work Crews and the Environment
42 Automated Detection of Farm Vehicles on Highways
43 Truck Activity Analysis Using GPS Data

CONSTRUCTION
4 Mobile Work Zone Alarm
11 Investigating the Use of Ambient Air Temperature for ACHM Pavement Placement
12 Low Weight Ground Improvement for St. Francis Sunken Lands
29 Bridge Deck Curing Regimens

DESIGN
8 Bridge Load Posting Based on Actual Arkansas Truck Traffic
9 Impact of Pile Driving on Soil Shearing and Liquefaction Resistance
17 Simple and Cost Effective QAQC for Piled Foundations
32 Development of a Performance-Based Life Cycle Cost Analysis (LCCA) System
33 Towards Accelerated Steel Bridge Construction Using Pre-cast Concrete Decks
38 Load Resistance Factor Design (LRFD) - Load Testing of Deep Foundations

MAINTENANCE
1 Bridge Deicing System Using Renewable Energy
2 Implementing Gigapixel Technology to Highway Bridge Inspections
13 Investigating Adverse Impacts of Road Deicers on Pavement Materials
15 Using Neutralizers to Reduce Corrosion on Bridge Decks Due to Deicing Materials
16 Dynamic (Variable) Message Signs in Traffic Management
21 Verifying Bridge Deck Inspection for Quality Assurance
34 Application and Monitoring of Fatigue Rehabilitation Strategies for Steel Bridge Connections
35 Quantification of Bridge-Deck Overlay Effects on Steel Superstructure Response

MATERIALS
7 ASR Behavior During Accelerated Bar Test Periods
14 Slope Stability Failure Investigation Using Geophysical Methods
19 Identifying the Effect of Innovative Materials on Compaction of Asphalt Concrete
22 Examining Long Term Performance of Tear-off Shingles
23 Using Discrete Element Modeling (DEM) to Supplement Laboratory Testing
24 Durability Assessment of Asphalt Pavements Exposed to Extreme Weather Events in Arkansas
26 Use of Nanoclays as Alternatives of Polymers Toward Improving Performance of Asphalt Pavements
27 Use of Rice Hull Ash (RHA) as a Sustainable Source of Construction Material
30 Increasing Fly Ash Content
31 Performance of High Strength Steel Rebar in Bridge Decks
37 Landslide Prevention or Remediation Using Deep Foundations

PAVEMENTS
3 Long-term ASR Prediction
5 Long-term Pavement Monitoring for Crack Behavior
6 Strengthening Pervious Concrete for High Load Road Applications
18 Analyzing the Effect of Wide-Based (Supersingle) Tires on Arkansas Highways
20 In-place Recycling as a Pavement Maintenance Treatment
39 Alternative Pavement Design using Stabilized Subgrade

PLANNING
28 Effectiveness of Centerline Rumble Strips to Reduce Roadway Departure Crashes Trough Statistical Analyses
36 Vehicle Class Seasonal Factor Groups for AHTD Traffic Information Systems
40 Real-Time Disruption Impacts of Incidents
41 Concrete Wash Water - Improving Collection and Disposal Strategies to Reduce Risks to Work Crews and the Environment
42 Automated Detection of Farm Vehicles on Highways
43 Truck Activity Analysis Using GPS Data

SPECIAL PROJECTS
10 School Bus Stops
25 A Feasibility Study of Energy Harvesting from Roadways in Arkansas

 


 

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