Materials, Pavements, Maintenance, and Construction Research

 

Asphalt

High-RAP Mixtures with Rejuvenators and WMA Additives – Phase II   |  2019

 

Investigation of DSR Test Methods to Determine Binder Low Temperature Properties   |  2019

 

Asphalt Binder Laboratory Short-Term Aging  |  2019

 

Optimizing In-Place Density of Asphalt Pavements During Cold Weather Paving in Nebraska  |  2019

 

New Mixture Additives for Sustainable Bituminous Pavements  |  2018

 

Evaluation of Tack Coating Practices for Asphalt Overlays in Nebraska  |  2017

 

Research on High-RAP Asphalt Mixtures with Rejuvenators and WMA Additives  |  2016

 

Development of a Semicircular Bend (SCB) Test Method for Performance Testing of Nebraska Asphalt Mixtures  |  2015

 

Evaluation of Thin Asphalt Overlay Practice Preserving Nebraska's Asphalt Pavements  |  2015

 

Infrared Thermography-Driven Flaw Detection and Evaluation of Hot Mix Asphalt Pavements  |  2010

 

Effects of Aggregate Angularity on Mix Design Characteristics and Pavement Performance  |  2010

 

Moisture Sensitivity of Hot-Mix Asphalt (HMA) Mixtures in Nebraska Phase II  |  2010

 

Investigation of Asphalt Pavement Analyzer Testing Program in Nebraska  |  2008

 

Research on Fatigue of Asphalt Mixtures and Pavements in Nebraska  |  2008

 

A Performance Base Incentive Program for Asphalt Pavements  |  2007

 

Material Selection and Design Considerations for Moisture Damage of Asphalt Pavement  |  2006

 

Restricted-Zone Requirements for Superpave Mixes Made with Local Aggregate Sources  |  2006

 

Investigating Binder Flushing of SP-2 Mixes  |  2005

 

 

Concrete

Colloidal Silica: Cement Enhancing Admixture Product Evaluation  |  2020

 

Influence of Curing Conditions on Concrete Specimens (Cylinders) in Hot and Cold Weather in the Field  |  2020

 

Utilizing Kryton KIM Technology in Bridge Deck and Rail Construction to Protect Against Chloride Ion Penetration  |  2020

 

Application of Internal Curing to Improve Concrete Bridge Deck Performance  |  2020

 

Evaluation of Tie-Bar Anchoring Methods: Non-Shrink Grout vs. Epoxy   |  2020

 

Improvement of Low Traffic Volume Gravel Roads in Nebraska  | 2020

 

Investigating the Interaction of NDOT Hot-Pour Joint Sealant and Penetrating Concrete Sealers  |  2019

 

Evaluation of Reducing Cement Content in NDOR Class R Combined Aggregate Gradations   |  2019

 

Effect of Moisture Condition on Concrete Core Strengths   |  2019

 

Evaluation of Nebraska’s Aggregate Reactivity by the Miniature Concrete Prism Test Method – AASHTO T380  |  2019

 

Hot Applied Sealant Bond Test for Joints with Penetrating Sealers  |  2018

 

Compressive Strength of Concrete Cylinders by Different Preparation Methods: Sulphur, Neoprene Pads and Grinding  |  2018

 

Evaluation of Dowel Bar Inserter Practices in PCC Pavements with Magnetic Tomography Technology  |  2016

 

Penetrating Sealers Evaluation on Portland Cement Concrete with Supplemental Cementitious Materials  |  2016

 

Additional Methods for Testing Sealer Penetration  |  2016

 

Evaluation of Lightweight Pieces in Aggregates  |  2015/2016

 

Field Performance of Sealers for Portland Cement Concrete Pavements  |  2015

 

Nebraska Aggregate Reactivity Evaluation Phase I - II Completed  |  2013

 

Optimized Aggregates Gradation for PCC Mix Designs Evaluation-47BR Concrete  |  2013

 

Aggregate Class Evaluation for BX Concrete  |  2013

 

Optimized Aggregates Gradations for Portland Cement Concrete Mix Designs Evaluation  |  8.5.2013

 

The Use of Recycled Concrete Aggregates (RCA) for Temporary Pavements  |  2013

 

Dowel Basket Assemblies Tie Wires  |  2012

 

Chloride Content Comparison of AASHTO T 260  |  2012

 

Durability of PCC-ARS  |  2010

 

Strength Comparison 4x8 vs. 6x12  |  2010

 

Modulus Testing for SCC Pile Mix Design  |  2010

 

Second Evaluation - Summary MIT - Scan - T2  |  2009

 

Phase I - Nebraska 47BR Aggregate Grading Evaluation  |  2008

 

Evaluation - Summary MIT - Scan - T2  |  2008 

 

Evaluation - 47BHE with IPF  |  2008

 

Evaluation of Binary and Ternary Mixes  |  2007

 

Blended Cement Chemical Evaluation (Oxides) for NDOR Quality Assurance (Revised 2013)  |  2007

 

Air Evaluation in Nebraska Highway Pavements  |  2005

 

Bond Strength of Self-Consolidating Concrete for Prestressed Concrete Applications  |  2004

 

Summary Report for Dowel Bars  |  2004

 

PCCP Phase I Summary  |  2003

 

 

Construction

Early Detection of Near-Surface Void Defects in Concrete Pavement Using Drone Based Thermography and GPR Methods  |  2020

 

Effectiveness Study of UNL’s Crack Routing Device (CRD) – Phase II  |  2016

 

Nebraska Data Collection  |  2015

 

Effectiveness Study of UNL's Pneumatic Crack/Join Preparation Device  |  2014

 

 

Maintenance

Correlation Analysis of MDSS and NEWINS  |  2020

 

Validation of the Mechanical Rocker Test Method for Ice Melting Capacity (MRT-IMC)  |  2019

 

Development of the Nebraska Department of Transportation Winter Severity Index  |  2018

 

Development of a Mechanical Rocker Test Procedure for Ice Melting Capacity Evaluation  |  2014

 

Performance Rating of De-icing Chemicals for Winter Operations  |  2011

 

Effectiveness Study on Temporary Pavement Marking Removals Methods  |  2011

 

Evaluation of Two Chemical De-Icers used in Nebraska  |  2006

 

Guidelines for Prioritizing Bridge Deck Anti-Icing System Installation  |  2003

 

 

Pavement

Development of High-Performance Rapid Patching Materials for Pavement Repair   |  2019

 

Mitigating Pavement Edge Drop Off  |  2015

 

Pavement Quality Indicators - 10 Yr. Report  |  2013

 

Pavement Quality Indicators - 5 Yr. Report  |  2008