JTRP

Research Highlights

April 18, 2014
An integral component of JTRP is providing electronic access to technical reports for INDOT, as well as colleagues around the world. In 2010, JTRP and the Purdue Libraries began digitizing technical reports dating to the 1950s. More than 1,500 technical reports now reside in the JTRP Technical Report Repository on e-Pubs with 787,695 total downloads as of April 17, 2014. More
April 14, 2014
Steven Lavrenz (JTRP), Pulkit Parikh, and Vinay Varadarajan represented Purdue in the regional Traffic Bowl competition sponsored by Institute of Transportation Engineers (ITE) on April 14, 2014 in Indianapolis, Indiana.

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Roller
October 25, 2013
A JTRP study (SPR-3709) led by Purdue Civil Engineering Professors Phillip Dunston and Hubo Cai has been initiated to analyze the data from the IC rollers. This data, along with the corresponding Dynamic Cone Penetrometer (DCP) acceptance tests, will be used to develop allowable tolerances and acceptance testing criteria.
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Paint Truck
October 25, 2013
Prior to 2013, INDOT operated two paint trucks per district (one edge line truck and one center line truck). The Greenfield and Crawfordsville districts were chosen to develop and test ideas to enable the transition to painting with just one truck per district. More