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Pool-Funded Projects
Pooled-fund studies enable the New Hampshire DOT to leverage its research funding by partnering with other States and FHWA to address common research needs. New Hampshire is a contributing partner on a number of pooled-fund projects. more …

NHDOT Research
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Aeronautics | Bridges | Construction | Environment | Geotechnical | Maintenance | Materials | Pavements | Traffic | Transit

posterPoster Available textOnline Report Available
Research Projects - Aeronautics
Reducing Bird Strike Risk at Portsmouth International Airport through Research on Breeding Upland Sandpiper Habitat    
Instrument Landing System (ILS) Feasibility Study for Mt. Washington Regional Airport   text
Hampton Airfield Preservation Study   text
Research Projects - Bridges
Transverse Joint Configuration Development and Testing for a Modular Bridge Deck Replacement System    
Estimation of Flood Discharges at Selected Recurrence Intervals for Streams in New Hampshire   text
Alternative Approach Slab Reinforcement   text
In-Service Performance Monitoring of a CFRP Reinforced HPC Bridge Deck in Rollinsford, NH   text
Field Performance Evaluation of Pile Points   text
Field Evaluation of the Poly-Carb Flexogrid and Stirling Lloyd SafeTrack HW Overlay Systems   text
Precast Concrete Deck Panel Performance on Long Span, High Traffic Volume Bridges poster text
Concrete Cover Determination using Ground Penetrating Radar (GPR) poster text
Ground Penetrating Radar (GPR) for Delineating Bridge Deck Repair Areas poster text
Ground Penetrating Radar (GPR) to Detect Pre- and Post-Flood Scour in NH   text
Pier-Scour Measurement Methods and Predictions at New Hampshire Bridge Sites   text
Fiber Reinforced Polymer (FRP) Demonstration Project and Bridge Deck Test Facility    
Bridge Deck Evaluations using High Speed Ground Penetrating Radar (GPR) poster  
Research Projects - Construction
Ground Vibrations Emanating From Construction Equipment   text
Infrared Joint Heating to Reduce Cracking of Longitudinal Joints in Asphalt Pavements poster  
Research Projects - Environment
Development and Implementation of an Interactive Stormwater Outreach Model and Related Materials    
Biological Control of Purple Loosestrife poster text
Research Projects - Geotechnical
Rolling Wheel Deflectometer, Falling Weight Deflectometer, and Ground Penetrating Radar on New Hampshire Roadways    
Barron Mountain Rock Reinforcement Evaluation poster text
Development of a Geotechnical GIS for Subsurface Characterization with 3D Modeling Capabilities    
Integrated Geophysical Methods for Geotechnical Subsurface Investigations poster text
Effectiveness of a Pile Driving Analyzer (PDA) for Determining Pile Capacity in NH Soils poster  
Enhancing Geotechnical Information with Ground Penetrating Radar (GPR) poster text
GIS and the New Hampshire Rock Cut Management System poster text
Research Projects - Maintenance
Perfomance of W-Beam Guardrail after Height Adjustment poster text
Investigation of the Performance of Backing Cameras on NHDOT Maintenance Vehicles   text
Alternative Pavements for Snowmobile Crossings   text
Evaluation of Alternative Deicing Chemicals vs. Straight Sodium Chloride poster text
Evaluation of an Automated Bridge Anti-Icing System    
New Hampshire Road Weather Information System (RWIS) poster  
Alternate Paint Systems for Overcoating poster text
Use of RAP Millings to Improve the Structural Characteristics and Reduce Frost Heaving of Low-Volume Roads    
Research Projects - Materials
An Evaluation of the Moisture Susceptibility of Warm Mix Asphalt Mixtures    
Properties of Asphalt Mixtures Containing RAP    
Investigation of the Performance of Self-Consolidation Concrete in Drilled Shafts    
Alternative Pavements for Snowmobile Crossings   text
Alternate Approach Slab Reinforcement   text
Application of the Bailey Method to NH Asphalt Mixtures   text
Field Performance Evaluation of Pile Points   text
Durability Of Truncated Dome Systems (aka Detectable Warnings On Walking Surfaces) poster text
Durability of Weathering Steel Guardrail poster  
Effect of Freeze-Thaw and Frost Heaving on Flowable Fill    
Mitigation of Alkali-Silica Reactivity (ASR) in New Concrete in New Hampshire poster text
New Hampshire's Concrete Aggregate and Alkali-Silica Reactivity - Statewide Assessment of Fine and Coarse Concrete Aggregate poster text
Shrinkage Characteristics of Concretes with Type K Cement, Mineral and Chemical Additives   text
Frost Susceptibility of Recycled Crushed Glass - Aggregate Mixtures   text
Asphalt Content Determination by Ignition Ovens    
Research Projects - Pavements
Preparation of Rumble Strips Prior to Overlayment poster text
Winter Tenting of (HMA) Highway Pavements poster text
Performance-Related HMA Aggregate Tests (Synthesis)   text
Resilient Modulus for NH Subgrade Soils/Mechanistic AASHTO Design poster text
Layer Coefficients for NHDOT Pavement Materials poster text
Correlation Between Measured Ride Quality and Mean Panel Ratings   text
Research Projects - Traffic
Experimental Traffic Control Device Testing at New Hampshire Toll Plazas - Purple Lights for E-ZPass Wayfinding   text
PMMA Retro-Reflective Beads for Traffic Paint   text
Waterborne Traffic Paints - A Study for the Potential Improvement in Drying Time and Cost-Effectiveness   text
Crashworthiness of Thin-Walled Aluminum and Steel U-Channel Sign Posts    
Research Projects - Transit
Improved Communication w/Multiple Transportation Providers for Elderly/Disabled Riders    

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