Program Materials and Abstracts

August 19–20, 2015

Gateway Hotel and Conference Center
2100 Green Hills Drive
Ames, IA


Hosted by the Iowa Department of Transportation and Iowa State University's Institute for Transportation


Session 1-A, Safety I (back to top)

Wednesday, Aug. 19, 10:30am–12:00pm

  • Safety Effects of Roadway and Roadside Delineation
    Abstract File
    • Bhagwant Persaud, Ryerson University, Civil Engineering
  • Can Signs be Too Bright on Rural Highways *
    Abstract File | Presentation Materials
    • Paul Carlson, TTI
  • Investigating the Relationship between Vehicle Color and Safety Risk at High-Speed Rural Intersections for Young Drivers
    Abstract File | Presentation Materials
    • Hojr Momeni, Kansas State University
    • Sunanda Dissanayake, Kansas State University
    • Thomas Hallaq, Kansas State University
    • Nick Homburg, Kansas State University

Session 1-B, Bridges and Structures I (back to top)

Wednesday, Aug. 19, 10:30am–12:00pm

  • Rating and Posting Bridges for SHVs -- Iowa Timeline
    Abstract File | Presentation Materials
    • Ping Lu, Iowa DOT
    • Scott Neubauer, Iowa DOT
  • A study of the Effects on Bridge Behavior from Implements of Husbandry on Farm-to-Market Roads during Harvest Season
    Abstract File | Presentation Materials
    • Justin Dahlberg, Bridge Engineering Center - Iowa State University
    • Brent Phares, Bridge Engineering Center - Iowa State University
    • Ahmad Abu-Hawash, Iowa Department of Transportation
    • Ping Lu, Iowa Department of Transportation
  • An Experimental Investigation on Precast Girder to CIP Bent Cap Connections to Promote ABC
    Abstract File | Presentation Materials
    • Zhao Cheng, Iowa State University
    • Sri Sritharan, Iowa State University

Session 1-C, Concrete Materials I (back to top)

Wednesday, Aug. 19, 10:30am–12:00pm

  • Overview of Deterioration Mechanisms in Sawn Concrete Joints
    Abstract File | Presentation Materials
    • Xin Wang, Iowa State University
    • Peter Taylor, CP Tech Center, Iowa State University
    • Jiake Zhang, Hunan University
  • Using a Vibrating Kelly Ball Test (VKelly Test) to Determine the Workability of Slipform Concrete Mixtures
    Abstract File | Presentation Materials
    • Xuhao Wang, CP Tech Center at ISU
    • Peter Taylor, CP Tech Center at ISU
    • Xin Wang, CCEE department at ISU

Session 1-D, Asset Management and Performance Measures I (back to top)

Wednesday, Aug. 19, 10:30am–12:00pm

  • Today's Innovation, Tomorrow's Best Practice – FHWA’s Notice of Proposed Rulemaking on System Performance Measures
    Abstract File | Presentation Materials
    • Francine Shaw Whitson, FHWA Headquarters
  • Getting Ahead of the Performance Measure Curve with New Data and Techniques
    Abstract File | Presentation Materials
    • Jason Carbee, HDR
    • Michael Felschow, Metropolitan Area Planning Agency
    • Jacob Weiss, HDR
  • Economic Sustainability of Inner City Streets: A Collaborative Sustainable Asset Management Transportation System Model
    Abstract File | Presentation Materials
    • Fara Zakery, Harris-Stowe State University
    • Joyce Eisel, Harris-Stowe State University
    • Robert Kamkwalala, Harris-Stowe State University
    • Aamir Salaria, Harris-Stowe State University

Session 1-E, Geotechnical (back to top)

Wednesday, Aug. 19, 10:30am–12:00pm

  • Reliability of Shallow Foundations Designed Using LRFD with Different Numbers of Strength Measurements
    Abstract File | Presentation Materials
    • Dan Ding, University of Missouri
    • J.Erik Loehr, University of Missouri
    • William Likos, University of Wisconsin-Madison
    • Norbert Maerz, Missouri University of Science and Technology
  • Stiffness and permeability evaluation of a geocomposite drainage layer for gravel roads
    Abstract File | Presentation Materials
    • Cheng Li, Iowa State University
    • David White, Iowa State University
    • Jeramy Ashlock, Iowa State University
  • Cement Modification on Embankment Construction Soil Materials
    Abstract File
    • Shengting Li, Center for Earthworks Engineering Research
    • Chao Chen, Center for Earthworks Engineering Research
    • David White, Center for Earthworks Engineering Research

Session 1-F, Workforce Development (back to top)

Wednesday, Aug. 19, 10:30am–12:00pm

  • Women in Transportation Field Jobs - The Hidden Asset
    Abstract File | Presentation Materials
    • Ray Mundy, University of Missouri- St. Louis
    • Daniel Rust, University of Missouri- St. Louis
    • Elizabeth Snowden, University of Missouri- St. Louis
  • Calling all Midwest Transportation Stakeholders: We have a Workforce Network to Build!
    Abstract File
    • Teresa Adams, Midwest Transportation Workforce Center (UW-Madison)
    • Maria Hart, Midwest Transportation Workforce Center (UW-Madison)
    • Shauna Hallmark, Iowa State University

Session 2-A, Asphalt Materials I (back to top)

Wednesday, Aug. 19, 1:00pm–2:30pm

  • Evaluation of Bond Strength at Asphalt Layer Interfaces
    Abstract File | Presentation Materials
    • Abu Sufian, Kansas State University
    • Mustaque Hossain, Kansas State University
  • IMPACT OF LOWER ASPHALT BINDER FOR COARSE HOT MIX ASPHALT MIXES
    Abstract File | Presentation Materials
    • Parnian Ghasemi, Iowa State University
    • R. Christopher Williams, Iowa State University
    • Shibin Lin, Iowa State University
  • Assessment of Nondestructive Testing Technologies for Quality Control/Quality Assurance of Asphalt Mixtures
    Abstract File | Presentation Materials
    • Jeramy Ashlock, Iowa State University
    • Shibin Lin, Iowa State University
    • Chris Williams, Iowa State University
    • David Lee, University of Iowa

Session 2-B, Bridges and Structures II (back to top)

Wednesday, Aug. 19, 1:00pm–2:30pm

  • Predicting the Service Life of Reinforced Concrete Bridges in Corrosive Environments
    Abstract File
    • Zhen Cui, Iowa State University
    • Alice Alipour, Iowa State University
  • Performance Evaluation of Integral Abutment Curved Bridges under Thermal Loading
    Abstract File
    • Yaohua Deng, Bridge Engineering Center,Iowa State University
    • Brent Phares, Bridge Engineering Center,Iowa State University
    • Gary Novey, Office of Bridges and Structures, Iowa Department of Transportation
    • Ahmad Abu-Hawash, Office of Bridges and Structures, Iowa Department of Transportation
  • Remaining Fatigue Life of a Vintage Riveted Steel Bridge: Testing and Numerical Modeling
    Abstract File
    • Alaa El-Sisi, University of Missouri
    • Hani Salim, University of Missouri

Session 2-C, Concrete Materials II (back to top)

Wednesday, Aug. 19, 1:00pm–2:30pm

  • Optimization of Electrically Conductive Concrete (ECC) Mix Design for Self-Heating Pavement Systems
    Abstract File | Presentation Materials
    • alireza sassani, Iowa State University
    • Halil Ceylan, Iowa State University
    • Sunghwan Kim, Iowa State University
    • Kasthurirangan Gopalakrishnan, Iowa State University
    • Peter C. Taylor, Iowa State University
  • Bond Strength and Failure Mode of New Green High Performance Patching Material
    Abstract File | Presentation Materials
    • Jennifer Davis, Iowa State University
    • Gilson Lomboy, Iowa State University
    • Kejin Wang, Iowa State University
  • Assessment of the Foam Drainage Test to Quantify Stability of Air Void Systems in Fresh Concrete
    Abstract File | Presentation Materials
    • Peter Taylor, Iowa State University
    • Xin Wang, Iowa State University

Session 2-D, Weather (back to top)

Wednesday, Aug. 19, 1:00pm–2:30pm

  • Development of Computational Models to Investigate Climate Change Effects on Long-Term Performance of Aging Structures
    Abstract File
    • Dena Khatami, Iowa State University
    • Behrouz Shafei, Iowa State University
    • Christopher Anderson, Iowa State University
  • Feasibility of Alternate Snow Removal Strategies for Small Hub Airports
    Abstract File
    • Pritha Anand, Iowa State University
    • Halil Ceylan, Iowa State University
    • Dimitra Pyrialakou, Purdue University
    • Konstantina "Nadia" Gkritza, Purdue University
    • Peter Taylor, Iowa State University
    • Kasthurirangan Gopalakrishnan, Iowa State University
    • Sunghwan Kim, Iowa State University
  • Incorporating climate projections into design metrics with uncertainty bounds
    Abstract File | Presentation Materials
    • Christopher Anderson, Iowa State University
    • Ricardo Mantilla, University of Iowa

Session 2-E, Construction (back to top)

Wednesday, Aug. 19, 1:00pm–2:30pm

  • Data extraction from highway information model
    Abstract File | Presentation Materials
    • Tuyen Le, Iowa State University
    • David Jeong, Iowa State University
  • Effective Practices for the Optimization of Construction Costs in Indefinite Delivery/Indefinite Quantity Contracts
    Abstract File | Presentation Materials
    • Jorge Rueda-Benavides, Iowa State University
    • Douglas Gransberg, Iowa State University
  • Enhanced Framework for Better Collection and Utilization of Daily Work Report Data
    Abstract File | Presentation Materials
    • K. Joseph Shrestha, Iowa State University
    • H. David Jeong, Iowa State University
    • Douglas D. Gransberg, Iowa State University

Session 2-F, Intermodal I (back to top)

Wednesday, Aug. 19, 1:00pm–2:30pm

  • Battery System Safety and Health Management for Electric Vehicles
    Abstract File | Presentation Materials
    • Guangxing Bai, Wichita State University
    • Pingfeng Wang, Wichita State University
  • Asset Utilization Potential of Building a Trucking & Rail Mega Intermodal Hub in the Saint Louis Region
    Abstract File | Presentation Materials
    • Ray Mundy, University of Missouri- St. Louis
    • Daniel Rust, University of Missouri- St. Louis
    • Sidra Naseer, University of Missouri- St. Louis
  • Mass Transit Sustainability
    Abstract File | Presentation Materials
    • Ray Mundy, University of Missouri- St. Louis
    • Daniel Rust, University of Missouri- St. Louis
    • Sareema Koirala Phillips, University of Missouri- St. Louis
    • Sidra Nasser, University of Missouri- St. Louis
    • Maria Gabriela Rodriguez Paez, University of Missouri- St. Louis
    • Elizabeth Snowden, University of Missouri- St. Louis

Session 3-A, Safety II (back to top)

Wednesday, Aug. 19, 3:00pm–5:00pm

  • Calibrating Highway Safety Manual for Rural Multilane Highways by Considering Fatal and Injury Crashes in Kansas
    Abstract File | Presentation Materials
    • Syeda Rubaiyat Aziz, Kansas State University
    • Sunanda Dissanayake, Kansas State University
  • Comparison of nighttime and daytime crash characteristics associated with severity of work zone crashes using severity models
    Abstract File | Presentation Materials
    • Ishani Dias, Department of Civil Engineering, Kansas State University
    • Sunanda Dissanayake, Department of Civil Engineering, Kansas State University
  • Calibration of the Highway Safety Manual (HSM) for Freeway in Missouri
    Abstract File | Presentation Materials
    • Kyoungmin Nam, University of Missouri-Columbia
    • Mengyuan Zhang, University of Missouri-Columbia
    • Carlos Sun, University of Missouri-Columbia
    • Praveen Edara, University of Missouri-Columbia
    • Henry Brown, University of Missouri-Columbia
  • An Investigation of the effect of Environmental Factors on Large Truck Crash Severity as a Function of Gender
    Abstract File | Presentation Materials
    • Jill Bernard, University of Missouri-St. Louis
    • Christopher Mondy, University of Missouri-St. Louis

Session 3-B, Bridges and Structures III (back to top)

Wednesday, Aug. 19, 3:00pm–5:00pm

  • Constructability of Precast Concrete Deck Panels in the Kearney East Bypass Project
    Abstract File
    • George Morcous, University of Nebraska - Lincoln
  • Behavior of negative moment reinforcement in PPCB bridge decks
    Abstract File | Presentation Materials
    • Sameera Jayathilaka, Bridge Engineering Center, Iowa State University
    • Brent Phares, Bridge Engineering Center, Iowa State University
    • Lowell Greimann, Bridge Engineering Center, Iowa State University
    • Dean Bierwagen, Iowa Department of Transportation
    • Mike Nop, Iowa Department of Transportation
  • Case Studies of Complex Girder Erection
    Abstract File | Presentation Materials
    • Andrew J. Keaschall, Alfred Benesch and Company
    • Hossam M. Abdou, Alfred Benesch and Company
  • Laboratory Investigation of Bridge Strip Seal Termination Details
    Abstract File | Presentation Materials
    • Travis Hosteng, Bridge Engineering Center
    • Sam Redd, Bridge Engineering Center
    • Brent Phares, Bridge Engineering Center
    • Norm McDonald, Iowa DOT
    • Ahmad Abu-Hawash, Iowa DOT

Session 3-C, Asphalt Materials II (back to top)

Wednesday, Aug. 19, 3:00pm–5:00pm

  • Performance review of cold-in place recycling on the Iowa pavement network
    Abstract File
    • Ashley Buss, Iowa State University
    • R. Chris Williams, Iowa State University
    • Scott Schram, Iowa State University
  • Effect of Asphalt Rejuvenating Agent used in Hot-in-Place Recycling on Reclaimed Asphalt Pavement
    Abstract File | Presentation Materials
    • Nassim Sabahfar, Kansas State University
    • Mustaque Hossain, Kansas State University
    • Greg Schieber, Kansas Department of Transportation
  • Cracking Propensity of Recycled Superpave Mixtures with Highly Absorptive Aggregates and RAP and RAS
    Abstract File | Presentation Materials
    • Masoumeh Tavakol, Department of Civil Engineering, Kansas State University
    • Mustaque Hossain, Department of Civil Engineering, Kansas State University
    • Blair Heptig, Kansas Department of Transportation
  • Plastic Strain and Modulus of Recycled Unbound Aggregates: Laboratory and Field Observations
    Abstract File | Presentation Materials
    • Ali Soleimanbeigi, University of Wisconsin-Madison
    • Tuncer Edil, University of Wisconsin-Madison

Session 3-D, Asset Management and Performance Measures II (back to top)

Wednesday, Aug. 19, 3:00pm–5:00pm

  • Pavement Treatment Selection Tool for Iowa Local Agencies *
    Abstract File | Presentation Materials
    • Ahmed Abdelaty, Iowa State University
    • David Jeong, Iowa State University
  • Forecasting bridge condition performance for risk-based bridge management
    Abstract File
    • Basak Aldemir Bektas, Iowa State University
  • Paint Reflectivity Analysis for Decision Making
    Abstract File | Presentation Materials
    • Shawn Blaesing-Thompson, Iowa Department of Transportation
    • Joseph Drahos, Iowa Department of Transportation
  • Identification of factors critical in converting roadway surface type on local roads based on survey responses.
    Abstract File | Presentation Materials
    • Himanshu Patel, Department of Civil Engineering, KSU
    • Sunanda Dissanayake, Department of Civil Engineering, KSU
  • Infrastructure Condition Evaluation (ICE) Tool
    Abstract File | Presentation Materials
    • Kyle Barichello, Iowa DOT
    • Sam Hiscocks, Iowa DOT

Session 3-E, Traffic Operations / ITS (back to top)

Wednesday, Aug. 19, 3:00pm–5:00pm

  • Deployment of Intelligent Work Zone Systems in Iowa
    Abstract File | Presentation Materials
    • Tim Simodynes, Iowa DOT
    • Jon Jackels, Iowa DOT
  • Quantifying the Safety Effects of Access Management Using VISSIM and SSAM: A Lawrence, Kansas Case Study
    Abstract File | Presentation Materials
    • Eric Fitzsimmons, Kansas State University
    • Prathmesh Argade, Olsson Associates
    • Steven Schrock, University of Kansas
  • Data Inputs and Tools for Analyzing Reliability
    Abstract File
    • James Sturrock, FHWA
  • Oversize-Overweight Permit Mapping and Analysis Project in Wisconsin *
    Abstract File | Presentation Materials
    • Nicholas Coley, University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee
    • Hani Titi, University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee

Session 3-F, Intermodal II (back to top)

Wednesday, Aug. 19, 3:00pm–5:00pm

  • Freight Stories: Using ESRI Story Map Journal to Visualize Research
    Abstract File | Presentation Materials
    • Maria Hart, Midwest Transportation Workforce Center (UW-Madison)
    • Alexis Greenstreet, University of Wisconsin-Madison
  • Freight Planning Innovation in the MAFC Region
    Abstract File | Presentation Materials
    • Ernie Perry, Mid-America Freight Coalition
    • Eric Oberhart, University of Wisconsin, Madison
  • Economic Benefits of Additional Rail Bridge Capacity
    Abstract File | Presentation Materials
    • Ray Mundy, University of Missouri- St. Louis
    • Emma Nix, University of Missouri- St. Louis

Reception and Poster Session (back to top)

Wednesday, Aug. 19, 5:00pm–6:30pm

  • Topdown construction cost estimating - achieving satisfactory results with the least effort
    Abstract File
    • Brendon Gardner, Iowa State University
    • Dr Douglas Gransberg, Iowa State University
    • Dr David Jeong, Iowa State University
  • Local Calibration of AASHTOWare Pavement ME Design Performance Models for Iowa Jointed Plain Concrete Pavements
    Abstract File
    • Orhan Kaya, Iowa State University
    • Halil Ceylan, Iowa State University
    • Sunghwan Kim, Iowa State University
    • Kasthurirangan Gopalakrishnan, Iowa State University
  • Design and Construction Requirements for Electrically Heated Pavement Systems
    Abstract File
    • Hesham Abdualla, Iowa State University
    • Halil Ceylan, Iowa State University
    • Kasthurirangan Gopalakrishnan, Iowa State University
    • Sunghwan Kim, Iowa State University
    • Peter Taylor, Iowa State University
    • Yelda Turkan, Iowa State University
  • Life Cycle Assessment of Traditional and Alternative Snow Removal Strategies for Airport Apron Operations
    Abstract File
    • Weibin Shen, Iowa State University
    • Kasthurirangan Gopalakrishnan, Iowa State University
    • Halil Ceylan, Iowa State University
    • Sunghwan Kim, Iowa State University
  • Examination of Contributing Circumstances to Motor Vehicle Crashes in Iowa and Missouri as a Function of Gender
    Abstract File
    • Jill Bernard, University of Missouri-St. Louis
    • Christopher Mondy, University of Missouri-St. Louis
  • Assessing Travel Time Reliability Measures Using Inrix Data in Iowa
    Abstract File
    • Chaoru Lu, Dept. of Civil, Construction & Environmental Engineering, Iowa State Univ.
    • Jing Dong, Dept. of Civil, Construction & Environmental Engineering, Iowa State Univ.
  • Improving Evacuation Efficiency Using Intermediate Crossovers and Ramp Closures
    Abstract File
    • Yohan Chang, University of Missouri - Columbia
    • Praveen Edara, University of Missouri-Columbia
  • Predicting Traffic Flow and Speed during Disruptions using Machine Learning Methods
    Abstract File
    • Yohan Chang, University of Missouri-Columbia
    • Praveen Edara, University of Missouri-Columbia
    • Carlos Sun, University of Missouri-Columbia
  • Fatigue Analysis of Composite Beams Strengthened with Externally Post-Tensioned Tendons
    Abstract File
    • Ayman El-Zohairy, University of Missouri
    • Hani Salim, University of Missouri
  • The Change Interval Driving Advisory System (CIDAS) using In-Vehicle ITS
    Abstract File
    • Zhu Qing, University of Missouri
  • Development of Superhydrophobic Concrete Surfaces for Ice- and Snow-Free Pavement Systems
    Abstract File
    • Therin Young, Iowa State University
    • Sriram Sundararajan, Iowa State University
    • Halil Ceylan, Iowa State University
    • Sunghwan Kim, Iowa State University
    • Kasthurirangan Gopalakrishnan, Iowa State University
  • Arterial Travel Time Reliability using License Plate Technology
    Abstract File
    • Roozbeh Rahmani, University of Missouri – Columbia
    • Carlos Sun, University of Missouri-Columbia
    • Praveen Edara, University of Missouri-Columbia
    • Henry Brown, University of Missouri – Columbia
  • Freeway Work Zone Crash Prediction Models Using Missouri Data
    Abstract File
    • Roozbeh Rahmani, University of Missouri – Columbia
    • Henry Brown, University of Missouri – Columbia
    • Praveen Edara, University of Missouri-Columbia
    • Carlos Sun, University of Missouri-Columbia
  • Leveraging Mobile Technology for Roadside Feature Inspections
    Abstract File
    • Shawn Blaesing-Thompson, Iowa DOT
    • Brad Cutler, Iowa DOT
  • Evaluation of Systemic Safety Risk Factor Coefficients
    Abstract File
    • Keith Knapp, InTrans
    • Georges Bou-Saab, InTrans
  • Detecting and Validating Changes in Road Networks
    Abstract File
    • Ahmed Abdaljabbar, University of Missouri-Columbia
    • Timothy Matisziw, University of Missouri-Columbia
  • Evaluation of AASHTO Minimum Reinforcement Requirements for Post-Tensioned Segmental Girders
    Abstract File
    • Michael Rosenthal, Iowa State University
    • Hartanto Wibowo, Iowa State University
    • Sri Sritharan, Iowa State University
  • Study on Particle Packing Effect on High Strength Mortar for Concrete Repair
    Abstract File
    • Wenjing Cai, Iowa State University
    • Kejing Wang, Iowa State University
    • Gilson Lomboy, Iowa State University
  • Numerical Evaluation of Bridge Expansion Joint Designs
    Abstract File
    • Alaa El-Sisi, University of Missouri
    • Hani Salim, University of Missouri
  • Exploring the Effect of Visibility Distance on Traffic Safety Using RWIS Data in Ohio
    Abstract File
    • Fan Ye, Ohio Northern University
  • Multi-Hazard Design of Bridges: Lateral Response of Bridges with Scoured Foundations
    Abstract File
    • Ameh Fioklou, Iowa State University
    • Alice Alipour, Iowa State University
  • A Non-Destructive Expert System Technology for Application to Highway and Railway Systems
    Abstract File
    • Ashraf Al Hajjeh, University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee
    • Rani Elhajjar, University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee
    • Hani Titi, University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee
  • Mechanical and Durability Properties of High Performance Mortar for Concrete Pavement Repair
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    • Gilson Lomboy, Iowa State University
    • Jiaxi Ren, Iowa State University
    • An Cheng, National ILan University
    • Lian Bo, Iowa State University
    • Kejin Wang, Iowa State University
  • Evaluation of Finger Plate and Flat Plate Connection Design
    Abstract File
    • Andrew Pelikan, University of Missouri-Columbia
    • Dr. Sarah Orton, University of Missouri-Columbia
  • Pervious Concrete Physical Characteristics and Effectiveness in Stormwater Pollution Reduction
    Abstract File
    • Guyu Shi, Iowa State University
    • Yifeng Ling, Iowa State University
    • Kejin Wang, Iowa State University
    • Say Kee Ong, Iowa State University
  • Temporary Traffic Control for Innovative Geometric Design Work Zones
    Abstract File
    • Henry Brown, University of Missouri, Columbia
    • Timothy Cope, Burns and McDonnel
    • Amirhosein Khezerzadeh, University of Missouri, Columbia
    • Praveen Edara, University of Missouri-Columbia
    • Carlos Sun, University of Missouri-Columbia
  • An Observational Before and After Safety Evaluation Study for Road Segments Provided With Safety Edge in Iowa
    Abstract File
    • Amrita Goswamy, Iowa State University
    • Shauna Hallmark, Iowa State University
    • Bo Wang, Iowa State University
  • Design-Build of US 69 Bridge over Missouri River
    Abstract File
    • Frank Blakemore, Garver
  • Investigating a method to evaluate oxidation level of asphalt mixtures by attenuated total/diffused reflection infrared spectrometer
    Abstract File
    • Kyle Mason, Iowa DOT
    • Michelle Barger, Iowa DOT

Session 4-A, Safety III (back to top)

Thursday, Aug. 20, 9:30am–11:30pm

  • Implementing SHRP-2 Naturalistic Driving Study Data for Use in Driving Simulation Environments
    Abstract File | Presentation Materials
    • Shawn Allen, The National Advanced Driving Simulator at the University of Iowa
    • Amanda Beadle, The National Advanced Driving Simulator at the University of Iowa
    • John Gaspar, The National Advanced Driving Simulator at the University of Iowa
  • Road Diet Guideline Overview *
    Abstract File | Presentation Materials
    • Keith Knapp, InTrans
  • Characteristics of Farm Equipment-Related Crashes Associated with Injury in Children and Adolescents on Farm Equipment
    Abstract File | Presentation Materials
    • Maisha Toussaint, University of Iowa College of Public Health
    • Kayla Smith, University of Iowa College of Public Health
    • Corinne Peek-Asa, University of Iowa College of Public Health
    • Marizen Ramirez, University of Iowa College of Public Health

Session 4-B, Bridges and Structures IV (back to top)

Thursday, Aug. 20, 9:30am–11:30pm

  • Application of Ground Penetrating Radar to Detect Rebar Thinning in Concrete Bridge Structures
    Abstract File | Presentation Materials
    • David Eisenmann, Iowa State University
    • Frank Margetan, Iowa State University
    • Ahmad Abu-Hawash, Iowa Department of Transportation
  • Effect of Pre-Stressed CFRP Composite Patch on Cracked Steel Plates
    Abstract File
    • Hani Salim, University of Missouri
    • Hesham El-Emam, University of Missouri
  • Post-Tensioned Concrete Box-Girder Bridges: Effects of Superstructure Creep and Shrinkage on Column Design
    Abstract File
    • Ebadollah Honarvar, Iowa State University
    • Sri Sritharan, Iowa State University
    • Matt Rouse, Iowa State University
  • Study of the Reasons that Induce Cracks at Bridge Deck End
    Abstract File | Presentation Materials
    • Zhengyu Liu, BEC, Institute for Transportation, Iowa State University
    • Brent M. Phares, BEC, Institute for Transportation, Iowa State University
    • Lowell F. Greimann, BEC, Institute for Transportation, Iowa State University
    • Mike Nop, Iowa Department of Transportation;
    • Ahmad Abu-Hawash, Iowa Department of Transportation;

Session 4-C, Asphalt Materials III (back to top)

Thursday, Aug. 20, 9:30am–11:30pm

  • Performance of Local Aggregates in High Friction Surface Treatments
    Abstract File | Presentation Materials
    • Humaira Zahir, Kansas State University
    • Shuvo Islam, Kansas State University
    • Mustaque Hossain, Kansas State University
  • Feasibility Investigation of Superhydrophobic Engineered Asphalt Concrete for Roadway Winter Maintenance
    Abstract File | Presentation Materials
    • Ali Arabzadeh, Iowa State University
    • Therin Young, Iowa State University
    • Halil Ceylan, Iowa State University
    • Sriram Sundrarajan, Iowa State University
    • Sunghwan Kim, Iowa State University
    • Kasthurirangan Gopalakrishnan, Iowa State University
  • Laboratory Investigation of Warm Mix Asphalt Performance with select bio-derived/chemical additives in the Midwestern United States using AASHTOWare Pavement ME Design *
    Abstract File | Presentation Materials
    • Joseph Podolsky, Iowa State University; Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering De
    • Ashley Buss, Iowa State University; Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering De
    • Ronald Williams, Iowa State University; Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering De
    • Eric Cochran, Iowa State University; Chemical and Biological Engineering Department

Session 4-D, Asset Management and Performance Measures III (back to top)

Thursday, Aug. 20, 9:30am–11:30pm

  • Asset Management and Transportation Performance Management: Putting the Pieces together
    Abstract File | Presentation Materials
    • Tashia Clemons, US DOT/Federal Highway Administration
  • A robust optimization model for highway network design and infrastructure resilience assessment
    Abstract File
    • Liu Su, ISU
    • Guiping Hu, ISU
    • Lizhi Wang, ISU
    • Jing Dong, ISU
    • Xuesong Zhou, ASU
  • Optimized Decision Making Strategies for Deteriorating Civil Infrastructure Components
    Abstract File
    • Dena Khatami, Iowa State University
    • Behrouz Shafei, Iowa State University
    • Basak Aldemir Bektas, Iowa State University
    • Omar Smadi, Iowa State University
  • Optimization of Retrofit and Recovery Efforts to Maximize the Resilience of Highway Networks Subjected to Extreme Events
    Abstract File
    • Mark Furtado, Iowa State University
    • Alice Alipour, Iowa State University

Session 4-E, Researching Research (back to top)

Thursday, Aug. 20, 9:30am–11:30pm

  • Adopting Best Practices from TRB E-Circular E-C14: “Literature Searches and Literature Reviews for Transportation Research Projects”
    Abstract File | Presentation Materials
    • Leighton Christiansen, Iowa DOT Library, InTrans
  • Public Access to Results of USDOT Sponsored Research
    Abstract File
    • Mary Moulton, USDOT National Transportation Library
  • Staying Compliant, Staying Connected in the Transportation Research Lifecycle: Disambiguating Transportation Researchers with Unique ORCID Identifiers
    Abstract File | Presentation Materials
    • Leighton Christiansen, Iowa DOT Library, InTrans

Session 4-F, Intermodal III (back to top)

Thursday, Aug. 20, 9:30am–11:30pm

  • The relationship among firm size and safety performance in the U.S. motor carrier industry
    Abstract File | Presentation Materials
    • David Cantor, Iowa State
    • Prab Singh, Iowa State
  • Engineering Resilience for Complex Transportation Systems
    Abstract File
    • Nita Yodo, Wichita State University
    • Pingfeng Wang, Wichita State University
  • Modeling Airside Operations at Major Airports for Strategic Decision Support
    Abstract File | Presentation Materials
    • L. Douglas Smith, University of Missouri-St. Louis
    • Liang Xu, University of Missouri-St. Louis
    • Ziyi Wang, University of Missouri-St. Louis
    • Deng Pan, University of Missouri-St. Louis
  • Airport Drop Off and Pick Up Charges Coming to the U.S. – The British Experience
    Abstract File | Presentation Materials
    • Ray Mundy, University of Missouri- St. Louis
    • Emma Nix, University of Missouri- St. Louis

* Presentation featured a discussion on implementation of research results to practice.