Minnesota Department of Transportation

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Environmental Stewardship

people planting a tree

Research and special studies

Research involving the physical, chemical, and earth sciences as related to transportation; including instrumentation and operation, data collection, sample analyses and report writing.

Worker testing paint on railing.
Worker testing paint on railing

Current projects

  • Polyclorinated Biphenyl (PCB) Bridge Paint Study
  • Truck Station Parts Washer Study
  • Abandoned Container Testing
  • Blast Media Testing
  • Truck Station Waste Trap Sampling
  • On-spec Waste Oil Testing
  • Lead-based Paint Study