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New Library Materials

Items added during: March 2019

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Collection Close-up: Minnesota History and Audiobooks for Spring/Summer Travel

by Karen Neinstadt

Heading out of town this spring? Planning a road trip this summer? Want to learn fun facts about Minnesota?

Check out these items and more from MnDOT Library!

book cover image of Tales of the Road: Highway 61In Tales of the Road: Highway 61, author Cathy Wurzer shares stories of the historic buildings, sites, and structures that fall along the iconic highway within the state of Minnesota. The journey begins on the Canadian border at Pigeon Falls and continues through La Crescent before the route heads in to Wisconsin and continues south to New Orleans.
Main Collection F610 .W87 2008

book cover image of Weird MinnesotaEric Dregni has scouted the odd, offbeat, and "weird" highlights in Weird Minnesota. The book not only covers roadside attractions, but also local legends, ancient mysteries, fabled people and places, and more! Weird Minnesota is just one of the titles in the Weird U.S. series.
Main Collection F606 .W45 2006

book cover image of Minnesota History Along the HighwaysThe experts at the Minnesota Historical Society have published a guide to the historic markers and sites throughout the state. Minnesota History Along the Highways is organized by region and then by county. The book gives descriptions, text, and locations of state monuments, geological markers, and historic markers.
Main Collection F607 .R83 2003

If you are looking for a learning opportunity while on the go, check out one of our audiobooks and let someone else do the reading!

There are many ways to contact the library: by phone at 651-366-3791, by e-mail at library.dot@state.mn.us, by request form at Ask a Librarian, or in person (8:00 am – 4:30 pm, Monday – Friday). The library is located in Room 175 of the Transportation Building in St. Paul.


Transportation Research Record

image of Transportation Research Record journal

TRB’s journal Transportation Research Record is now published in digital-only format. Full text is available to MnDOT employees. Check out new articles or sign up for an alert at
https://journals.sagepub.com/home/trr (under About, click on Email Alerts).


How to See Listed Resources

To request an item below, please fill out the Ask a Librarian form at mndot.gov/library/asklibrarian.html. You can also email us a list of titles at library.dot@state.mn.us. Each listing links to a digital copy if available or the full catalog record for more details.


 

AGGREGATES

Performance specification for geogrid reinforced aggregate base.
http://mndot.gov/research/reports/2018/201830.pdf (PDF)
MnDOT TE212 .S54 2018

 

AIRPORTS

Airport management guide for providing aircraft fueling services.
http://www.trb.org/Publications/Blurbs/178816.aspx
Email address required to view/download the free text
TRB ACRP 192

Airport roles in reducing transmission of communicable diseases: summary of a workshop of the Airport Cooperative Research Program's 2018 insight event.
http://www.trb.org/main/blurbs/178666.aspx
Email address required to view/download the free text
TRB CP 55

Best practices for airport obstruction management guidebook.
http://www.trb.org/main/blurbs/178568.aspx
Email address required to view/download the free text
TRB ACRP 195

Common performance metrics for airport infrastructure and operational planning.
http://www.trb.org/main/blurbs/178366.aspx
Email address required to view/download the free text
TRB ACRP 190

Guidebook for integrating collaborative partnering into traditional airport practices.
http://www.trb.org/Main/Blurbs/178785.aspx
Email address required to view/download the free text
TRB ACRP 196

Using disaggregated socioeconomic data in air passenger demand studies.
http://www.trb.org/main/blurbs/178904.aspx
Email address required to view/download the free text
TRB ACRP 194

 

AUTONOMOUS VEHICLES

Dedicating lanes for priority or exclusive use by connected and automated vehicles.
http://www.trb.org/Publications/Blurbs/178633.aspx
Email address required to view/download the free text
TRB NCHRP 891

Socioeconomic impacts of automated and connected vehicles: summary of the sixth EU-U.S. Transportation Research Symposium.
http://www.trb.org/Publications/Blurbs/178576.aspx
Email address required to view/download the free text
TRB CP 56

 

ENGINEERING EXAMINATIONS

Cold-formed steel design: AISI manual. 2013 ed.
For MnDOT and city/county employees only
EXAM TA466 .C65 2013

Seismic design manual. 2018 ed.
For MnDOT and city/county employees only
EXAM TA658.44 .S399 2018

Steel construction manual. 15th ed.
For MnDOT and city/county employees only
EXAM TA684 .A47 2017

Transportation depth practice exams for the PE civil exam. 2nd ed.
For MnDOT and city/county employees only
TA159 .G47 2018

book cover image of Transportation depth reference manual for the civil PE examTransportation depth reference manual for the civil PE exam. 3rd ed.
For MnDOT and city/county employees only
EXAM TA159 .V652 2018

 

FREIGHT AND FREIGHTAGE

Tools to facilitate implementation of effective metropolitan freight transportation strategies.
http://www.trb.org/Publications/Blurbs/178544.aspx
Email address required to view/download the free text
TRB NCHRP 897

 

GUARDRAILS

Performance of longitudinal barriers on curved, superelevated roadway sections.
http://www.trb.org/Publications/Blurbs/178297.aspx
Email address required to view/download the free text
TRB NCHRP 894

 

INTELLIGENT TRANSPORTATION SYSTEMS

Development and demonstration of a cost-effective in-vehicle lane departure and advanced curve speed warning system.
http://mndot.gov/research/reports/2018/201834.pdf (PDF)
MnDOT TE228.3 .F35 2018

 

PAVEMENTS

Comparison of performances of structural fibers and development of a specification for using them in thin concrete overlays.
http://mndot.gov/research/reports/2018/201829.pdf (PDF)
MnDOT TE220.3 .B37 2018

 

ROUNDABOUTS

Development of roundabout crash prediction models and methods.
http://www.trb.org/main/blurbs/178663.aspx
Email address required to view/download the free text
TRB NCHRP 888

 

SNOW AND ICE CONTROL

Performance measures in snow and ice control operations.
http://www.trb.org/main/blurbs/178901.aspx
Email address required to view/download the free text
TRB NCHRP 889

 

TRAFFIC ENGINEERING

Guide for the analysis of multimodal corridor access management.
http://www.trb.org/Main/Blurbs/178559.aspx
Email address required to view/download the free text
TRB NCHRP 900

 

TRANSPORTATION FINANCE

A guide to developing financial plans and performance measures for transportation asset management.
http://www.trb.org/Publications/Blurbs/178270.aspx
Email address required to view/download the free text
TRB NCHRP 898

Interagency agreements and intra-agency transfers.
http://www.dot.state.mn.us/govrel/reports/2018/2018-mndot-interagency-agreements-intra-agency-transfers-report.pdf (PDF)
MnDOT JK6141 .M5492x 2018

 

TRANSPORTATION PLANNING

Analyzing data for measuring transportation performance by state DOTs and MPOs.
http://www.trb.org/Publications/Blurbs/178665.aspx
Email address required to view/download the free text
TRB NCHRP SYN 528

Benchmarking and comparative measurement for effective performance management by transportation agencies.
http://www.trb.org/Publications/Blurbs/178635.aspx
Email address required to view/download the free text
TRB NCHRP 902

 

TRANSPORTATION RESEARCH BOARD

Transportation Research Board annual report.
http://www.trb.org/Publications/Blurbs/178670.aspx
TRB 2018

 

TRAVEL TIME

Development of a travel-time reliability measurement system.
http://mndot.gov/research/reports/2018/201828.pdf (PDF)
MnDOT HE336.T76 K866 2018


How to See Listed Resources

To request a print item above, please fill out the Ask a Librarian form at mndot.gov/library/asklibrarian.html. You can also email us a list of titles at library.dot@state.mn.us.

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