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Open Research Requests for Proposal

Below is a list of the problem statements selected by TxDOT. A comprehensive Request for Proposal (RFP) is available for these problem statements. For more information about the proposal process, please refer to the University Handbook.

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Proposal Deadline

Thursday, May 11, 2017 – 4 p.m. CST

Project Statement Title Format
18-13 Analysis of 54-Inch Tall Single Slope Concrete Barrier on a Structurally Independent Foundation
18-25 Establishing Best Practices for Construction and Design of Cement Treated Materials
18-28 Evaluating Bridge Behavior Using Ultra-High Resolution Next-Generation Digital Image Correlation (DIC): Applications in Bridge Inspection and Damage Assessment
18-40 Development of Rational CPCD Pavement Design Procedures
18-55 Synthesis of Alternate Reinforcements for Enhanced Corrosion Resistance in TxDOT Bridges
18-60 Strut-and-Tie Modeling and Design of Drilled Shaft Footings
18-61 Guardrail to Rigid Barrier Transition Attached to Bridge or Culvert Structure
18-67 Development of a Strategy to Address Load Posted Bridges through Reduction in Uncertainty in Load Ratings
18-70 Synthesis of Load-Deflection Characteristics of Laterally Loaded Large Diameter Drilled Shafts
18-71 Synthesis on Rapid Repair Methods for Embankment Slope Failure
18-91 Developing Performance Specification for High Performance Concrete
18-109 Documenting the Impact of Aggregate Quality on Hot Mix Asphalt (HMA) Performance
18-114 Enhancing Curve Advisory Speed and Curve Safety Assessment Practices
18-122 Evaluation of Safety Improvement Projects and Countermeasures
18-149 Determine Placement Areas Sustainability
18-159 Planning the Next Generation of Seal Coat Equipment
18-162 Reducing Traffic Crashes at Road Construction Access Points
18-194 Characterization and Quantification of Traffic Load Spectra in Texas Overweight Corridors and Energy Sector Zones
18-223 Assessment of Test Methods for Supplementary Cementitious Materials
18-245 Evaluate the Use of Percent Within Limits as Payment Adjustment Factor for Placement of Asphalt Mixes
18-268 Roadside Safety Device Analysis, Testing, and Evaluation Program
18-300 Traffic Control Device Analysis, Testing, and Evaluation Program
18-301 Daily and Seasonal Movements of Brown Pelicans in the Bahia Grande Wetland Complex
18-302 Incorporating Wildlife Crossings into TxDOT's Project Development, Design and Operations Processes

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