Minnesota Department of Transportation

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Road Research


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Flexible Team

The flexible team is comprised of technical experts in the area of new and rehabilitation of asphalt roadways. Activities include prioritization of short and long term research, development of long term research test sections at MnROAD and providing input to the technology transfer team on what should be marketed.

Submit ideas for Topics for Tech Transfer (Newsletter, Research Pays Off, Videos, Pavement Workshop)

Current Projects and Resources

New Research
  1. Mix Rejuvenator Synthesis (Phase-1)
  2. Mix Rejuvenator Test Sections (Phase-II)
Short Term Research
  1. Longitudinal Joint Construction Performance
  2. Tack Coats

Long Term Research

  1. Developing Best Practices for Rehabilitation of Concrete with Hot Mix Asphalt (HMA) Overlays related to Density and Reflective Cracking
  2. Cold Central Plant Recycling (CCPR)

HMA Performance Testing

Laboratory Asphalt Mixture Aging Procedures

Meeting Notes/Action Items

Meetings are held the first and third Wednesday of every month, 10:00 a.m. -11:00 a.m. Note that meeting dates/times may change depending on member schedules and holidays.