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MnDOT Research Services administers research projects for MnDOT and the Local Road Research Board.

Our staff helps to identify the innovation needs of transportation practitioners and shepherds their research projects from the idea stage all the way to implementation.

We are one of several MnDOT offices involved in transportation research; learn more on our About page.

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Reports and Technical Summaries

Detailed findings of a wide range of transportation-related research projects.

Transportation Research Syntheses

Literature review that synthesizes technical and/or policy information on a specific research topic.

Accelerator newsletter

Bringing you the latest news about research and innovation at MnDOT.


A quick-reference guide to our research program.