Montana Department of Transportation

Malcolm “Mack” Long, Director

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Research

What's New

Bridge Deck Cracking Evaluation

  • Final Report – added October 19

Exploration of UHPC Applications for Montana Bridges

  • Kick-Off Meeting Notes – added September 30

Artificial Intelligence (AI) based Tool to Estimate Contract Time

  • Task 1 Report – added September 30

A Review of Methods to Change Beliefs - Traffic Safety

  • Task 1 Report: Literature Review - September 2021 – added September 29

Guidance to Promote Workplace Policies and Family Rules to Reduce Cell Phone Use While Driving and Promote Engaged Driving

  • Webinar: Presentation and Recording – added September 29

Guidance on Messaging to Avoid Reactance and Address Moral Disengagement

  • Webinar: Recording and Presentation – added September 10

Regional Regression Equations Based on Channel-Width Characteristics to Estimate Peak-Flow Frequencies at Ungauged Sites in Montana Using Data Through Water Year 2011

  • Final Products – added September 1

Guidance to Promote Workplace Policies and Family Rules to Reduce Cell Phone Use While Driving and Promote Engaged Driving

  • Final Report – added August 31

Local Technical Assistance Program (LTAP)

  • 2022 Work Plan – added August 13

Local Technical Assistance Program (LTAP)

  • July 2021 Report – added August 12

Exploration of UHPC Applications for Montana Bridges

  • Proposal – added August 6

Large-Scale Laboratory Testing of Geosynthetics in Roadway Applications

  • Implementation Report – added August 6

Regional Regression Equations Based on Channel-Width Characteristics to Estimate Peak-Flow Frequencies at Ungauged Sites in Montana Using Data Through Water Year 2011

  • Final Products – added July 28

Guidance on Messaging to Avoid Reactance and Address Moral Disengagement

  • Final Report, Aggressive Driving Information Sheet, Seat Belt Information Sheet, Message Guidance Brief, and Poster – added July 28

Feasibility of Non-Proprietary Ultra-High Performance Concrete (UHPC) for Use in Highway Bridges in Montana

  • Project Summary Report and Poster – added July 22

Large-Scale Laboratory Testing of Geosynthetics in Roadway Applications

  • Project Summary Report – added July 22

Organization and Analysis of Measurement While Drilling (MWD) Data

  • Proposed Topic Statement and Project Overview – added July 12

Evaluate MDT Electrified Wildlife Deterrent Mats

  • Proposed Topic Statement and Project Overview – added July 9

Development of P-Y Curves for Analysis of Laterally Loaded Piles in Montana

  • Proposed Topic Statement and Project Overview – added July 8

Aging Conditions for Hot Mix Asphalt Cracking Test

  • Proposed Topic Statement and Project Overview – added July 8

Research Newsletters

  • 2021 Spring/Summer Newsletter – added June 29

Research Review Committee Meeting Notes

  • May 2021 Meeting Notes – added June 28

Analyze Business Models for Implementation and Operation of a Statewide GNSS RTN

  • Task 2 Report – added June 16

Guidance to Promote Workplace Policies and Family Rules to Reduce Cell Phone Use While Driving and Promote Engaged Driving

  • Task 3 Report – added June 9

Artificial Intelligence (AI) based Tool to Estimate Contract Time

  • Kick-Off Meeting Notes – added May 26

Feasibility of Non-Proprietary Ultra-High Performance Concrete (UHPC) for Use in Highway Bridges in Montana

  • Phase II Final Presentation – added May 18

Large-Scale Laboratory Testing of Geosynthetics in Roadway Applications

  • MSU-GRFP Design Model (Excel spreadsheet) – added May 18

Large-Scale Laboratory Testing of Geosynthetics in Roadway Applications

  • Final Presentation – added April 21

Artificial Intelligence (AI) based Tool to Estimate Contract Time

  • Proposal – added April 20

Numerical Modeling of the Test Pit for Falling Weight Deflectometer Calibration

  • Tasks 1 and 2 Report - March 2021 – added April 16

Traffic Safety Culture

  • Federal Fiscal Year Annual Work Plans: 2020 – added April 14
    Federal Fiscal Year Annual Work Plans: 2021 – added April 14
    Participant Listing: TPF-5(444): FFY 2020-2024 – added April 14

Traffic Safety Culture

  • New Projects: A Review of Methods to Change Beliefs and Resources and Tools to Reduce Multi-Risk Driving Behaviors – added April 14

Developing a Systematic Approach for Safety Improvements on Low-Volume Roads in Montana

  • Task 7 Report – added April 2

Large-Scale Laboratory Testing of Geosynthetics in Roadway Applications

  • Final Report – added March 31

Feasibility of Non-Proprietary Ultra-High Performance Concrete (UHPC) for Use in Highway Bridges in Montana

  • Final Report – added March 31

Guidance on Messaging to Avoid Reactance and Address Moral Disengagement

  • Task 3 Report – added March 29

Guidance for Evaluating Traffic Safety Culture Strategies

  • Webinar: Recording and Presentation – added March 24

Guidance to Promote Workplace Policies and Family Rules to Reduce Cell Phone Use While Driving and Promote Engaged Driving

  • Task 2 Report – added March 19

Development of Deterioration Curves for Bridge Elements in Montana

  • Task 2 Report – added March 16

A Feasibility Study of Road Culvert Bridge Deck Deicing Using Geothermal Energy

  • Task 1 Report – added March 11