New Project: Development of Pavement Condition Forecasting for Web-based Asset Management for County Governments(9/18/2018) - The Upper Great Plains Transportation Institute at North Dakota State University (NDSU), has developed a low-cost asset inventory program that will be offered to all Minnesota counties following further development and testing by the Minnesota Local Road Research Board.
(9/14/2018) - A team of University of Minnesota human factors researchers studied Minnesota's rural intersection dynamic warning sign to identify what features or layouts may be problematic and to propose safe and efficient alternatives.
(9/14/2018) - The Minnesota Local Road Research Board recently approved funding for a guidebook on effective practices for converting severely distressed paved roads to unpaved roads. The document will help engineers select roads for conversion, safely conduct conversions and communicate the rationale to the public. No such published document currently exists.