Project will produce a resource guide for local road agencies in optimizing the use of snowplows in winter maintenance and selecting and effectively using technologies for automated vehicle location and […]
Transportation Research Syntheses
Project will develop best practices guidance for local agency decision-makers in the design and installation of subsurface drainage facilities within roadways. Follow this project.
Project will develop guidance for local agencies on pavement marking materials, including epoxy, latex, inlay, ground-in, tape and more, the cost-effectiveness and recommended best uses and practices for each marking […]
Project will produce a reference guide for local agencies about intelligent safety tech ologies like rectangular rapid flashing beacons, speed radar signs, light-emitting diode stop signs and more. The guide […]
Project will produce guidance for local agencies on contract language and processes to improve the likelihood of timely delivery of contracts by investigating how contracts can influence willingness to complete […]
Project will produce best practices guidance for local agency decision-makers in selecting culvert material types for specific locations. The guide will discuss reinforced concrete pipe, plastic or polypropylene pipe, and […]
Project will develop a quick-reference guide for local agencies in the selection and siting of clean-and-seal and rout-and-seal methods for sealing and repairing cracks. Follow this project.
Project will identify best practices in the use of social media by local government agencies to share news and information with the public, answer questions and respond to concerns and […]
Project will assist local agencies in determining speed limits for city roads in lieu of 2019 legislation that allows municipalities to set their own speeds. The guide will walk decision-makers […]
Project will develop a resource guide for managing drainage and stormwater for county roads and city streets. The guide will help local agencies address resident concerns as well as manage […]
A quick reference guide for addressing seasonal movements at culverts and utilities. Topics include: causes of seasonal movement, susceptible soils, potential issues/evaluation, mitigation construction practices, utility trench treatment, and
The public right-of-way is used for many purposes to help organize how people and goods or services are transported from one location to another. These public rights-of-way typically include roadways, […]
The LRRB has funded 10 new research implementation projects that will develop educational products on high-need topics for Minnesota transportation practitioners.
The LRRB has funded 18 new research projects that address issues facing the Minnesota transportation community, including impacts of detour routes on local roads and the influence of autonomous vehicles.
The Local Agency Transportation Internship Program (LATIP) is a new initiative designed to connect local agency employers across Minnesota with university students pursuing careers related to transportation.
McLeod County undertook a rehabilitation project of County Road 54 in 2018 using cement-stabilized full-depth reclamation to increase the road strength, along with the application a double chip-seal surface.
A companion to the MnDOT Bicycle Facility Design Manual, this guide offers a quick reference to key resources, FAQs, and more related to bicycle facility selection, design, and operations.
Minnesota LTAP is hosting an online workshop will help culvert designers efficiently and consistently develop public waters culvert projects with respect to aquatic organism passage (AOP) and stream connectivity.
Oftentimes roadway projects, whether new construction, reconstruction, or maintenance of an existing facility, involve either temporarily or permanently relocating utilities within the project area. Ensuring that utility relocation is done […]
A Quick Start Guide offers guidance on how to get started using GIS tools for managing public works assets.