CTRE  en route

Summer 2007

CTRE en route is published twice a year to inform readers about CTRE's projects and programs.

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CTRE en route editor:
Michele Regenold

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Recently completed research

3 men roll out some special fabric along a highway shoulder

Rolling the geogrid over the soft subgrade layer near Nashua, Iowa. See Effective Shoulder Design and Maintenance (TR-531).

Below is a list of projects that were completed since winter of 2007. All links will take you out of this newsletter site. Each project page includes a link to the final report.



An Integral Abutment Bridge with Precast Concrete Piles (TR-438)


Simple and Rapid Test for Monitoring the Heat Evolution of Concrete Mixtures for Laboratory and Field Applications, Phase 2




Tom Maze recently completed a project on work zones. Maze says, “The core of the project is strategies to manage work zones and work zone traffic. Given the new federal regulations on the management of work zones, the documents originating from the report should be very useful.” See the links below: