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Completed Research Projects
 
696 Professional Services Contract Manager Development and Certification Strategy
  Dr. Ronnie Chowdhury, Clemson University
  Report
   
IBRD Testing of Connections between Prestressed Concrete Piles and Precast Concrete Bent Caps
  Dr. Paul H. Ziehl, University of South Carolina
  Final Report
   
688 Evaluating the Effect of Slab Curling on IRI for South Carolina Concrete Pavements
  Dr. Andy Johnson, SCDOT, November 1, 2009 - October 31, 2010
 

Summary

Final Report

   
687 Evaluation of Open-Graded Friction Courses: Construction, Maintenance, and Performance
  Dr. Brad Putman, Clemson University, November 1, 2009 January 31, 2012
 

Summary

Final Report

   
685 The Relationship of SCDOT Damage Claims and Lawsuits to Roadway Engineering Safety Issues
    Dr. Ronnie Chowdhury, Clemson University, September 1, 2009 April 30, 2011
   

Summary

Final Report

     
  683 Cost Indexing of Construction Materials
  Dr. Charles Pierce, University of South Carolina, November 1, 2009 March 31, 2012
 

Summary

Final Report

   
680 Investigation of Warm Mix Asphalt (WMA) Technologies and Increased Percentage of Recycled Asphalt Pavement (RAP) in Asphalt Mixtures
  Dr. Brad Putnam, Clemson University, May 27, 2009 - May 27, 2012
 

Summary

Final Report

   
677
Investigate Simplifying Bridge Expansion Joint Design and Maintenance
  Dr. Juan Caicedo, University of South Carolina, August 1, 2008 - December 31, 2010
 
   
676
Evaluation of Communication Alternatives for Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS)
  Dr. Ronnie Chowdhury, Clemson University, May 1, 2008 – June 30, 2010

Summary

Final Report

   
675
Validation of Contractor HMA Testing Data in the Materials Acceptance Process
  Dr. James Burati, Clemson University, February 7, 2008 – August 6, 2010

Summary

Final Report

   
674
Synthesis of Optimal Usage of Available Aggregates in Highway Construction and Maintenance
  Dr. Bradley Putman, Clemson University, May 15, 2008 – May 14, 2009
   
673 Field Evaluation of Temperature Differential in HMA Mixtures
  Caleb Gunter, SCDOT, November 15, 2007 – May 15, 2012
 

Summary

Final Report

   
672 Behavior of Pile to Pile-Cap Connections Subjected to Seismic Induced Forces
  Dr. Paul Ziehl, USC, January 1, 2008 – March 31, 2012
 

Summary

Final Report

   
671
Mechanistic/Empirical Design Guide Implementation
    Dr. Ron Baus, USC, January 16, 2008 – June 15, 2010
 
 
670
 
 
   
669 Guidelines for Pavement Marking Applications
  Dr. Wayne Sarasua, Clemson University, February 1, 2008 – January 12, 2012
 

Summary

Final Report

   
668
Optimal Maintenance Crew Composition and Enhancement of Crew Productivity
  Dr. Lansford Bell, Clemson University, January 1, 2007 – November 30, 2008
   
667
Support for the Elimination of Roadside Hazards in an acceptable Clear Zone through the use of Collision Data
  Dr. Jennifer Ogle, Clemson University, March 1, 2007 - December 31, 2008
 
   
666
Maintenance Outsourcing Phase II: Improving the Maintenance Contracting Process
  Dr. Lansford Bell, Clemson University, June 8, 2006 - September 7, 2007
   
664
Techniques for Estimating Magnitude and Frequency of Floods in Rural Basins in SC
  Mr. Noel Hurley, Jr., USGS, May 1 2006 - September 30, 2009

Summary

Final Report

   
663
Research the Barriers to Statewide Coordination of Transportation
  Dr. Anne E. Dunning, Clemson University, December 6, 2005 - January 31, 2007
   
662
Investigation of the Performance and Benefits of Class F Lightweight Self Consolidating Concrete (SCC)
  Dr. Dimitris C. Rizos & Dr. Paul Ziehl, USC, September 12, 2005- September 30, 2009
   
661 Best Practices for Developing the Engineer's Estimate
  Dr. Lansford Bell, Clemson University, August 15, 2005 - November 14, 2006
  Final Report Part 1

Final Report Part 2
   
660
Survey the Public to Assess their Perception of the Performance of the South Carolina Department of Transportation
  Dr. Sandra J. Teel, USC Moore School of Business, 06/13/05 - 04/12/06, FHWA-SC-06-04
   
659
Benefit Cost Analysis of Accelerated Incident Clearance
Dr. Ronnie Chowdhury, Clemson University, May 15, 2005 - January 14, 2007
   
658
Better Management for Speed Control in Work Zones
  Dr. Wayne Sarasua, Clemson University, April 1, 2005 - December 31, 2006
   
 
657
An Assessment of South Carolina Road Users to Measure Public Knowledge and Understanding of Traffic Control Measures
  Dr. Kim E. Alexander, Clemson University, 02/11/05 to 10/10/08
 
   
656
Life Cycle Cost Analysis for Pavement Design
  Dr. Prasad Rangaraju, Clemson University, 02/012/05 to 12/31/07
 
   
655
Load Testing for Assessment and Rating of Highway Bridges - Phase III
Dr. Scott Schiff, Clemson University, 10/12/04 - 4/11/06
   
654
Rapid Set Concrete Patching Materials for PCC
  Dr. Prasad Rangaraju, Clemson University, 11/01/04 to 07/31/07
Summary

Final Report

Implementation
   
653
SCDOT Maintenance Outsourcing
  Dr. Lansford Bell, Clemson University, 10/28/04 to 01/27/06
     
652
Construction Contract Time/ Construction Contract Time Extension
Dr. Lansford Bell, Clemson University, 08/11/04 to 02/10/06
   
651
Performance of Four Best Management Practices for Highway-Runoff Quality near Beaufort, South Carolina
  Mr. Noel M. Hurley, Jr., USGS, 05/15/04 to 12/31/07
 
   
650
Laboratory Evaluation of Anti-Strip Additives in Hot Mix Asphalt
Dr. Serji N. Amirkhanian, Clemson University, 07/15/04 to 09/14/06
Summary

Final Report

Implementation
   
649
Development of Statistical Analysis Guidelines for Highway Materials and Research Activities
Dr. James L. Burati, Jr., Clemson University, 05/16/04 to 05/15/06, FHWA-SC-06-05
   
647
Development of Improved Rideability Specifications for Rigid Pavements and Bridge Decks
  Dr. Ronald L. Baus, University of South Carolina, 02/16/04 to 11/15/07
Summary
   
646
ITS and Construction Management Modules: SCDOT Resident Construction Engineer Academy
  Dr. M. Hanif Chaudhry, University of South Carolina, 08/16/03 to 08/15/07
Summary
   
645
Development of a Workforce Plan for the SCDOT
Dr. Nadim M. Aziz, Clemson University, FHWA-SC-05-03
Summary

Final Report
   
644
Customer Input Concerning Highway Maintenance
  Dr. Sandra J.Teel, University of South Carolina, FHWA-SC-04-01
  Summary
   
643
Prime Contractor Prequalification and Annual Performance
Dr. Lansford Bell, Clemson University, FHWA-SC-03-09
   
642
Frequency and Time Distribution of Rainstorms in South Carolina
  Dr. Nadim M. Aziz, Clemson University
   
641
Investigation into ASR Potential of Aggregate in Upstate Area of South Carolina
Dr. Prasada Rao Rangaraju, Clemson University, FHWA-SC-04-05
Summary
   
640
Meeting Air Quality Standards through Alternative Scenarios in Transportation Modeling
Ms. Emily Terrell, Clemson University
   
639
Establishment of Resident Construction Engineer Academy
Dr. M. Hanif Chaudhry, Univ of South Carolina, FHWA-SC-05-04
Summary
   
638
The South Carolina Department of Transportation and Its Economic Impact on the State of South Carolina
Dr. Donald L. Schunk, Univ of South Carolina, March-03, FHWA-SC-02-08

Summary

Final Report

   
637
Evaluation of the Use of Gyratory Compactor Asphalt Specimens for Tensile Strength Ratio (TSR) Determination
Mr. Chad Hawkins, SCDOT, Dec-04, FHWA-SC-04-09
   
636
Evaluation of South  Carolina Aggregate Durability Properties 
Dr. Prasada Rao Rangaraju, Clemson University, FHWA-SC-05-01
Summary
   
634
Safety Considerations for Night-Time/Weekend Construction Activities 
Dr. W. Edward Back, Clemson University, July-04, FHWA-SC-04-08
 
   
633
Permeability of Portland Cement Concrete (PCC) Structures in South Carolina
Dr. Michael Petrou, Univ of South Carolina, June-04, FHWA-SC-04-03 & FHWA-SC-04-04
   
632
Load Testing for Assessment and Rating of Highway, Bridges - Phase II
Dr. Scott Schiff, Clemson University, FHWA-SC-04-06
Summary
   
631
Long Range Program Cost Estimating Methodology
Dr. Lansford Bell, Clemson University, February-03, FHWA-SC-03-03
   
630
Investigation of Graded Aggregate Base (GAB) Courses
Dr. Ron Baus, Univ of South Carolina, 01/01/02 to 03/01/06
Summary

Final Report

Implementation
   
629
Field and Laboratory Assessment of Flowable Fill Performance in South Carolina
Dr. Charles Pierce, Univ of South Carolina, August-04, FHWA-SC-03-08
   
628
Development of Scheduling Templates for Preconstruction Activities
Dr. Lansford Bell, Clemson University, October-02, FHWA-SC-03-02
   
627
Highway Capacity in Work Zones
Dr. Wayne Sarasua, Clemson University, FHWA-SC-05-02
Summary
 
626
Laboratory and Field Investigation of Temperature Differential in HMA Mixtures Using an Infrared Camera 
Dr. Serji Amirkhanian, Clemson University, 05/30/01 to 03/31/06
   
625
Specifications for Culvert Pipe Used in SCDOT Highway Applications
Dr. Sarah Gassman, Univ of South Carolina, 05/15/01 to 4/15/06
   
624
Establishment of Foundation Inspector’s and Earthwork and Base Inspector’s Certification Courses
Dr. Serji Amirkhanian, Clemson University, December-01, FHWA-SC-02-05
Summary
   
623
Estimating the Dynamic Properties of South Carolina Soils for Ground Response Analysis
Dr. Ronald Andrus, Clemson University, March-03, FHWA-SC-03-07
Summary
   
622
Funding Options for Meeting Transportation Infrastructure Needs in the State of South Carolina
Dr. Jim London, Clemson University, December-01,FHWA-SC-01-12, FHWA-SC-02-09, FHWA-SC-03-05
   
621
Seismic Hazard Mapping for Bridge and Highway Design in South Carolina
Dr. Pradeep Talwani, Univ of South Carolina, 01/16/01 to 09/30/06
Summary
   
620
Assessment of Public Opinion of the SCDOT
Dr. Sandra J. Teel, Univ of South Carolina, May-01, FHWA-SC-01-06
Summary
   
618
Development of Profiler-Based Rideability Specifications for Asphalt Pavements and Asphalt Overlays
Dr. Ron Baus, Univ of South Carolina, August 2004, FHWA-SC-04-07
   
617
Laboratory Mix Design and Field Evaluation of Modifies Asphalt Binders
Dr. Serji Amirkhanian, Clemson University
   
616
Development of a Quality Assurance Program for Asphalt Paving Mixtures in South Carolina - Phase II
Dr. James Burati, Clemson University, January-03, FHWA-SC-03-06
Summary
   
615
Review of Class E Concrete Bridge Decks in South Carolina - Phase II
Dr. Michael Petrou, Univ of South Carolina, October-03
   
614
Bridge Rehabilitation Using Fiber Reinforced Polymer (FRP) Composites - Phase II
Dr. Michael Petrou, Univ of South Carolina
Summary
   
613
Technology Transfer Program for Concrete QC/QA Certification of Contractors and SCDOT Personnel
Dr. M. Hanif Chaudhry, Univ of South Carolina, February-02, FHWA-SC-02-02
Summary
   
612
Establishment and Management of Native Grassess and Forbs in Highway Corridors
Dr. William C. Stringer, Clemson University, November-01, FHWA-SC-01-08
Summary
   
611
Impact Assessment of the New Cooper River Bridge, Charleston, SC
Dr. Arthur A. Felts, CofC, February-02, FHWA-SC-02-01
Summary
   
610 Aggregate and Concrete QC/QA Certification of Contractors and SCDOT Personnel Phase II: Pilot and Implementation of Coarse Aggregate Program
Dr. M. Hanif Chaudhry, Univ of South Carolina, October-01, FHWA-SC-01-07
Summary
   
608 Fatal Crashes on Rural Secondary Highways
Dr. David Clark, Clemson University, September-02, FHWA-SC-03-04
Summary
   
607
Development of a Gyratory Design System for Conventional SCDOT Hot Mixed Asphalt Mixtures
Dr. Serji Amirkhanian, Clemson University, June-01, FHWA-SC-01-05
Summary
   
606
Investigation into Improvement of Bridge Approaches in South Carolina
Dr. Charles Pierce, Univ of South Carolina, February-01, FHWA-SC-01-02
Summary
   
605
Technology Transfer Programs for Aggregate and Concrete QC/QA Certification of Contractors and SCDOT Personnel
Dr. M. Hanif Chaudhry, Univ of South Carolina, October-00, FHWA-SC-00-03
Summary
   
604
Calibrating Pavement Performance Prediction Models for Interstate and Primary Highway Systems in the State of South Carolina
Dr. Charles Pierce, Univ of South Carolina, June-02, FHWA-SC-02-07
Summary
   
603
Experimental Investigations of Scour Around Bridge Piers
  Dr. M. Hanif Chaudhry, Univ of South Carolina
   
602
Feasibility of Including Structural Adequacy Index as an Indicator of Overall Pavement Quality in the SCDOT Pavement Management System
Dr. Ronald Baus, Univ of South Carolina, February-01, FHWA-SC-01-03
Summary
   
601
Performance Evaluation of High Density Polyethylene (HDPE) Pipe
Dr. Sarah Gassman, Univ of South Carolina, December-00, FHWA-SC-00-08
Summary
   
600
Techniques for Estimating Magnitude and Frequency of Floods in South Carolina, 1998
Mr. Toby D. Feaster, USGS
 
599
Modeling of Floods in Piedmont Streams
Dr. M. Hanif Chaudhry, Univ of South Carolina, August-00, FHWA-SC-00-02
Summary
   
597
Bridge to the Future: State-of-the-Art Pedestrian Bridge and Gateway to Columbia
Dr. Michael Petrou, Univ of South Carolina, April-00, FHWA-SC-00-01
Summary
   
596
Development of a Process to Forecast Construction Staffing Levels
Dr. Lansford B. Bell, Clemson University, February-01, FHWA-SC-00-04
Summary
   
595
Evaluation of Retroreflectivity of Interstate Markings
Dr. Wayne Sarasua, Clemson University, November-02, FHWA-SC-03-01
Summary
   
594
Causal Factors and Possible Solutions to Reduce Highway Accidents caused by White-Tailed Deer in South Carolina
Dr. Webb M. Smathers, Clemson University, October-01, FHWA-SC-01-10
Summary
   
593
Investigation of SCDOT Asphalt Mixtures using the Pavement Analyzer
Mr. Chad Hawkins, SCDOT, December-01, FHWA-SC-01-11
Summary
   
592
Review of Class E Concrete Mix used in Bridge Decks in South Carolina
Dr. Michael Petrou, Univ of South Carolina, November-99, FHWA-SC-99-06
Summary
   
591
Development of Computer Models to Analyze Tidal and Coastal Stream Hydraulic Conditions at Highway Structures - Phase III
Ayres & Assoc., Inc., March-02, FHWA-SC-02-03
Summary
   
590
Investigation and Evaluation of RoadwayRideability Equipment and Specifications-Phase I
Dr. Ronald Baus, Univ of South Carolina, November-99, FHWA-SC-99-05
Summary
   
588
Load Testing for Assessment and Rating of Highway Bridges
Dr. Scott D. Schiff, Clemson University, February-01, FHWA-SC-00-04
Summary
   
587
Bridge Rehabilitation Using Fiber Reinforced Polymer (FRP) Composites
Dr. Michael Petrou, Univ of South Carolina, April-99, FHWA-SC-99-02
Summary
   
586
A Laboratory and Field Evaluation of Use of Waste Materials in Construction of a Rest Area
Dr. Serji Amirkhanian, Clemson University, March-01, FHWA-SC-01-04
Summary
   
585
Evaluation of Economical and Efficient Method for Corrosion Protection of Structural Concrete: Experimental Studies and Mathematical Modeling
  Dr. Branko N. Popov, Univ of South Carolina
 
584
Statewide Sign Management Implementation
Dr. Lansford B. Bell, Clemson University, June-99, FHWA-SC-99-03
Summary
   
583
Development of a Quality Assurance Program for Portland Cement Concrete in South Carolina
Transtec, February-01, FHWA-SC-01-01
Summary
   
582
Development of a Quality Control Program for Aggregates in South Carolina
Dr. James L. Burati, Clemson University, October-01, FHWA-SC-01-09
Summary
   
581
Evaluation of Pavement Marking Materials On I-20, Lexington County
Mr. Terry Swygert, SCDOT, March-02, FHWA-SC-02-04
Summary
   
580
Investigation of Waste Tires in Landscaping Applications
Mr. Mike Sanders, SCDOT, December-00, FHWA-SC-00-06
Summary
   
579 Continuing Investigation of Strand Slippage in Prestressed Concrete Piles - Phase II
Dr. Michael Petrou, Univ of South Carolina, January-01, FHWA-SC-00-07
Summary
   
577
A Laboratory & Field Evaluation of the Use of Waste Materials in Highway Construction
  Dr. Serji Amirkhanian, Clemson University, December-99, FHWA-SC-99-01
  Report
   
572
Development of a Quality Assurance Program for Asphalt Paving Mixtures in SC (Phase II- HPR 546)
Dr. James L. Burati, Clemson University, October-00, FHWA-SC-00-05
Summary
   
   
 
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