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    • 21st century workforce development summit 

      Adams, Teresa M.; Toledo-Duran, Edwin Josue; Wittwer, Ernie F. (National Center for Freight and Infrastructure Research and Education, 2009-09)
      The transportation workforce will be facing severe strains over the next decade as the baby boom generation begins to retire. These strains will be made worse by the relatively small numbers of workers entering the ...
    • Assessment and rehabilitation strategies/guidelines to maximize the service life of concrete structures 

      Huang, Ying-Hua; Adams, Teresa M.; Pincheira, Jose A. (Wisconsin Highway Research Program, 2002-02)
      This report presents a spreadsheet tool for evaluating life-cycle maintenance strategies for existing concrete bridge decks that have deteriorated as a result of chloride-induced corrosion. The spreadsheet tool construct ...
    • Compass 2005 data analysis and reporting 

      Adams, Teresa M.; Juni, Emil (Midwest Regional University Transportation Center, 2006-07)
      This report is intended for operations managers in WisDOT and partner organizations. It is issued annually to provide information on the condition of Wisconsin's State highways. The first section of this report is an ...
    • Compass 2006 data analysis and reporting 

      Adams, Teresa M.; Juni, Emil (Midwest Regional University Transportation Center, 2007-07)
      The Compass Operational Report is issued annually to identify the condition of Wisconsin?s state highway network. The primary audience for this report includes Operations Supervisors and Operations Managers at the Wisconsin ...
    • Compass 2007 data analysis and reporting - operational report 

      Juni, Emil; Adams, Teresa M. (National Center for Freight and Infrastructure Research and Education, 2008-12)
      The Compass program collects rating data each year to help the Wisconsin Department of Transportation (WisDOT) understand current infrastructure conditions and trends. The data also helps WisDOT managers set reasonable ...
    • Containerization policy: considering increased load weight for certain circumstances of freight in Wisconsin 

      Bittner, Jason; Schilling, Martin; Adams, Teresa M. (National Center for Freight and Infrastructure Research and Education, 2009-06)
      Many businesses in Wisconsin export their goods throughout the world. An efficient way of doing business internationally is through containerized shipments. This research discovered that Wisconsin?s weight laws for ...
    • Develop an asset management tool for collecting and tracking commitments on selected environmental mitigation features 

      Adams, Teresa M.; Cook, Stacy; Bittner, Jason (National Center for Freight and Infrastructure Research and Education, 2009-09)
      Wisconsin has constructed many environmental mitigation projects in conjunction with transportation projects that have been implemented according to the National Environmental Policy Act. Other mitigation projects have ...
    • Development of a regional pavement performance database for the AASHTO mechanistic-empirical pavement design guide 

      Bahia, Hussain; Kesiraju, Swetha; Adams, Teresa M. (Midwest Regional University Transportation Center, 2007-05)
      Optimization of transportation facilities for capacity and pavement condition could be achieved with mechanistic analysis of pavement structures. This report is focused on using the American Association of State Highway ...
    • Documenting training opportunities related to transportation asset management 

      Ebeling, Mary R.; Bittner, Jason; Wittwer, Ernie F.; Adams, Teresa M. (Midwest Regional University Transportation Center, 2005-10)
      Many public agencies are now seeking training in the concepts, tools and processes of Transportation Asset Management. Some are creating their own training materials. Some are relying on vendors. Others rely on public ...
    • Estimating cost per lane mile for routine highway operations and maintenance 

      Adams, Teresa M. (Midwest Regional University Transportation Center, 2011-01)
      The disparity between maintenance budgets and maintenance requirements causes agencies to make difficult choices about maintenance priorities. There is a growing need to effectively link maintenance costs and condition to ...
    • GIS tool to measure performance of winter highway operations 

      Vonderohe, Alan; Blazquez, Carola; Brezovar, Nick; Hong, Sungchul; Lauters, Jason; Adams, Teresa M. (Midwest Regional University Transportation Center, 2006-08)
      A five-year research effort (fifth-year funding through MRUTC) culminated in development, implementation, and installation of a GIS application for assessing performance of winter highway applications. The software accepts ...
    • Integrated field and office tools for bridge management 

      Siddiqui, Mohshin; Juni, Emil; Adams, Teresa M.; Dzienkowski, James (Wisconsin Highway Research Program, 2004-01)
      The Wisconsin Department of Transportation (WisDOT) Bureau of Structures data consolidation project brings together all bridge-related data into a single Highway Structure Inventory System (HSIS) data warehouse including ...
    • Low cost strategies to increase truck parking in Wisconsin 

      Ogard, Libby; Wang, Bruce; Srivastava, Praveen; Adams, Teresa M. (National Center for Freight and Infrastructure Research and Education, 2009-09)
      This report documents a study of truck parking issues along the major state highways in Wisconsin. The effort builds upon another project at the National Center for Freight and Infrastructure Research and Education (CFIRE) ...
    • Maintenance quality assurance : synthesis of measures 

      Adams, Teresa M.; Smith, Janille (Midwest Regional University Transportation Center, 2005-08)
      Constrained budgets and reduced funding are causing state transportation agencies to re-evaluate spending and allocations for maintenance. Much attention is being placed on accounting for maintenance expenditures and ...
    • Maintenance quality assurance peer exchange 2 

      Adams, Teresa M.; Janowiak, Scott; Sierzchula, Will; Bittner, Jason (Midwest Regional University Transportation Center, 2009-04)
      This report documents a comprehensive study of twenty three maintenance quality assurance (MQA) programs throughout the United States and Canada. The policies and standards of each program were synthesized to create a ...
    • Operational resiliency of Beloit-Hudson interstate highway corridor 

      Adams, Teresa M.; Bier, Vicki; Bekkem, Kaushik (National Center for Freight and Infrastructure Research and Education, 2010-05)
      This research identified the top 10 high-risk (low operational resilience) segments along the I-90/94 Interstate Highway Corridor from Hudson to Beloit, Wisconsin. Resiliency in this project is a function of the vulnerability, ...
    • Sensitivity of bridge health index to element failure costs and conditions 

      Kang, Myungook; Adams, Teresa M. (Midwest Regional University Transportation Center, 2009-11)
      The Bridge Health Index (BHI) is a bridge performance measure based on the condition of the bridge elements. It is computed as the ratio of remaining value of the bridge structure to the initial value of the structure. ...
    • Synthesis of best practices for the development of an integrated data and information management approach 

      Lazimy, Raphael; Adams, Teresa M. (Midwest Regional University Transportation Center, 2008-09)
      State transportation agencies deal with numerous technical and organizational challenges in building integrated data and information systems to provide high-quality information for supporting analysis, control and decision ...
    • A systematic process for using federal aid to support bridge preventive maintenance 

      Adams, Teresa M.; Pincheira, Jose A.; Kang, Myungook (Midwest Regional University Transportation Center, 2008-11)
      Preventive maintenance (PM) is recognized as a cost?effective way to preserve the investment in and service life of highway bridges. State agencies, including Wisconsin, are performing bridge PM projects. SAFETEA-LU 23 ...
    • Traffic operations asset management systems (TOAMS) 

      Hidayat, Dadit G.; Adams, Teresa M.; Bittner, Jason (Midwest Regional University Transportation Center, 2008-08)
      The efforts in promoting traffic operations asset management systems (TOAMS) face significant difficulties. Two fundamental reasons explain this situation. First, asset management principles have been continuously developed ...