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1 National Cooperative Highway Research Program (NCHRP) NCHRP/AASHTO Highway Subcommittee on Construction Projects Presentation to AASHTO Highway Subcommittee on Construction David A. Reynaud, Senior Program Officer Transportation Research Board of the National Academies August 3, 2011

2 NCHRP/AASHTO Highway Subcommittee on Construction Projects Transportation Research Board a private nonprofit institution Technical Activities Standing Committees (Construction Section) TRB annual meeting Policy Studies Cooperative Research Programs National Cooperative Highway Research Program-NCHRP Transit, Airport, Freight, and Hazmat Strategic Highway Research Program 2 (SHRP 2) Renewal Safety, Reliability, Capacity

3 NCHRP/AASHTO Highway Subcommittee on Construction Projects National Cooperative Highway Research Program (NCHRP) Managed by: Transportation Research Board Sponsored by: American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials (i.e., the state DOTs) Assisted by: Federal Highway Administration

4 NCHRP/AASHTO Highway Subcommittee on Construction Projects AASHTOs Research Program Since 1962 State DOTs Leveraged Funds $40M/year (5.5% of SP&R funds) Problem Submittal (subject to AASHTO 2/3 approval) Applied research focus National issues (emerging concerns) Shared issues (common problems) Contract research Panels Research contractors TRB management/facilitation

5 NCHRP/AASHTO Highway Subcommittee on Construction Projects NCHRP Products Research Reports Synthesis Reports (state of practice) Quick Response (for SCOH and its subcommittees) Legal Studies IDEAs International Scans Domestic Scans Long Range Strategic Issues

6 NCHRP/AASHTO Highway Subcommittee on Construction Projects New HSOC Projects FY 2012 NCHRP 10-90, Guidance for Complying with EPA Effluent Limitation Guidelines for Construction Runoff NCHRP 10-89, Determination of Best Practices for Optimal Construction Inspection FY 2011 NCHRP 10-85, A Guidebook for Construction Manager-at-Risk Contracting for Highway Projects

7 NCHRP/AASHTO Highway Subcommittee on Construction Projects Active Projects NCHRP Use of Automated Machine Guidance (AMG) Within the Transportation Industry. Iowa State University, $350,000, 12/31/2011 NCHRP Analysis of Nighttime Construction Activities and Impacts to Safety, Quality, and Productivity. Iowa State University, $250,000, 10/6/2011 NCHRP Guidelines for Quality-Related Pay Adjustment Factors for Pavements. Fugro Consultants, $249,793, 8/15/2011

8 NCHRP/AASHTO Highway Subcommittee on Construction Projects Active Projects NCHRP Fuel Usage Factors in Highway and Bridge Construction. Jack Faucett Assoc., $300,000, 5/9/2012 NCHRP Performance-Related Specifications for Pavement Preservation Treatments. Texas Transportation Inst., $500,000, 1/8/2013 NCHRP Alternative Quality Systems for Highway Construction. University of Colorado, $500,000, 11/18/2012

9 NCHRP/AASHTO Highway Subcommittee on Construction Projects Active Projects NCHRP Modulus-Based Construction Specification for Compaction of Earthwork and Unbound Aggregate. University of Texas at El Paso, $500,000, 4/6/13 NCHRP A Guidebook for Construction Manager-at-Risk Contracting for Highway Projects. Iowa State University, $400,000, 3/8/13 NCHRP Alternate Bidding of Pipe Materials. Golder Associates, $484,010, 2/27/14

10 NCHRP/AASHTO Highway Subcommittee on Construction Projects Active Projects NCHRP Determination of Best Practices for Optimal Construction Inspection $200,000 NCHRP Guidance for Complying with EPA Effluent Limitation Guidelines for Construction Runoff $300,000

11 NCHRP/AASHTO Highway Subcommittee on Construction Projects Recent NCHRP Reports 703 Recommended Guide for Pavement-Type Selection 699 Guidelines for the Use of Pavement Warranties on Highway Construction Projects 676 Intelligent Soil Compaction Systems 658 Guidebook on Risk Analysis Tools and Management Practices to Control Transportation Project Costs 652 Time-Related Incentive and Disincentive Provisions in Highway Construction Contracts

12 NCHRP/AASHTO Highway Subcommittee on Construction Projects Recent NCHRP Reports 648Mixing and Compaction Temperatures of Asphalt Binders in Hot-Mix Asphalt 640Construction and Maintenance Practices for Permeable Friction Courses 637 Guidelines for Dowel Alignment in Concrete Pavements 636 Tools to Aid State DOTs in Responding to Workforce Challenges 634 Texturing of Concrete Pavements

13 NCHRP/AASHTO Highway Subcommittee on Construction Projects Recent NCHRP Syntheses 413 Techniques for Effective Highway Construction Projects in Congested Urban Areas 402Manager-at-Risk Project Delivery for Highway Programs 390Performance-Based Construction Contractor Prequalification 388Pre-Overlay Treatment of Existing Pavements

14 NCHRP/AASHTO Highway Subcommittee on Construction Projects Recent NCHRP Syntheses 385Information Technology for Efficient Project Delivery 379 Selection and Evaluation of Alternative Contracting Methods to Accelerate Project Completion 376 Quality Assurance in Design-Build Projects 372 Emerging Technologies for Construction Delivery

15 NCHRP/AASHTO Highway Subcommittee on Construction Projects National Cooperative Highway Research Program (NCHRP) Thank you for your interest and participation!


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