The Kentucky Transportation Center has published many reports addressing a variety of transportation issues and problems. Research reports describe the methodology and results for KTC research projects.

Kentucky Transportation Center Research Report has different titles over the years:

  • Highway Materials Research Laboratory Research Report: 1939-1966
  • Kentucky Department of Highways Research Report: 1967-1975
  • Kentucky Department of Transportation Research Report: 1976-1980
  • Kentucky Transportation Research Program Research Report: 1981-1988
  • Kentucky Transportation Center Research Report: 1988 to present

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Submissions from 2020

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Full-Depth Reclamation of Asphaltic Concrete Pavements, Tony L. Beckham, Brad W. Rister, and Charlie Sun
KTC-20-20/SPR18-558-1F

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Construction-Ready Digital Terrain Models, Rachel Catchings, Steven Waddle, Hala Nassereddine, Gabriel B. Dadi, Makram Bou Hatoum, and Walter Johnson
KTC-20-06/SPR19-576-1F

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Social Justice Mitigation in Transportation Projects: Why and How Lexington Fayette Urban County Government Can Support the Lexington Community Land Trust’s Path to Self-Sustainability, Pamela Clay-Young and Steven Douglas Kreis
KTC-20-09/FRT222-1F

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KYTC Maintenance Field Operations Guide Supplement, Bryan Gibson, Candice Y. Wallace, Nancy Albright, Christopher W. Van Dyke, and Steven Douglas Kreis
KTC-20-18/SPR18-563-1F

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Analysis and Assessment of the Reimbursement Rates and Mechanisms for Kentucky’s Publicly Funded Ferries, P. Gayle Marks, Bryan Gibson, Andrew Martin, and Steven Douglas Kreis
KTC-20-04/PL35-1F

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Developing a Baseline for Customer Satisfaction in the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet's Department of Vehicle Regulation, Steven Andrew Martin, Christopher W. Van Dyke, Jennifer R. Walton, Jeeyen Koo, Valerie Keathley Helil, and Brian K. Howell
KTC-20-05/SPR17-535-1F

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Effect of Socioeconomic Factors on Crash Occurrence, Nikiforos Stamatiadis, Shraddha Sagar, Samantha Wright, and Aaron Berry Cambron
KTC-20-03/19-56-2-1F

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Effect of Socioeconomic Factors on Kentucky Truck Driver Crashes, Nikiforos Stamatiadis, Shraddha Sagar, Samantha Wright, and Aaron Berry Cambron
KTC-20-21/KIPC20-1-1F

Submissions from 2019

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Edge Drain Performance, Kean H. Ashurst Jr. and Brad W. Rister
KTC-19-21/SPR18-557-1F

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Measuring Congestion for Strategic Highway Investment for Tomorrow (SHIFT) Implementation (PL-32), Mei Chen, Xu Zhang, Fahmida Rahman, Jacob Brashear, and Reginald R. Souleyrette
KTC-19-20/PL32-1F

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Reducing Construction Costs Through Effective Field Communication and Administration, Gabriel B. Dadi, Roy E. Sturgill Jr., Steven Waddle, and Steven Douglas Kreis
KTC-19-13/SPR18-555-1F

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Process Analysis for Disposal of Surplus Property, Bryan Gibson, Christopher Van Dyke, Candice Y. Wallace, Jeff Jasper, and Steven Douglas Kreis
KTC-18-23/SPR18-56–6-1F

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Analysis of Traffic Crash Data in Kentucky (2014-2018), Eric R. Green, Kenneth R. Agent, and Paul A. Ross
KTC-19-26/KSP2-19-1F

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Kentucky Traffic Collision Facts 2018, Eric R. Green, Paul A. Ross, Christopher L. Blackden, and Kentucky State Police

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Identification of Bridges with Fracture-Prone Details, Theodore Hopwood II, Rick Younce, and Sudhir Palle
KTC-19-35/SPR18-553-1F

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Evaluation of Guardrail Needs and Update of Guardrail Rating Program, Brian K. Howell, William Nicholas Staats, and Nancy Albright
KTC-19-28/SPR19-577-1F

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AID Project Summary Report for Intelligent Compaction, David Q. Hunsucker, Kean H. Ashurst Jr., and Brad W. Rister
KTC-19-03/SPR16-523-1F

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Issues Pertaining to Rebuilt Vehicle Titles, Valerie J. Keathley, Andrew Martin, Jeeyen Koo, and Jennifer R. Walton
KTC-19-19/SPR17-535-1F

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Critical Path for Project Development, Steven Douglas Kreis, Bryan Gibson, Jeff Jasper, Christopher W. Van Dyke, Candice Y. Wallace, Rachel Catchings, and Sarah M. McCormack
KTC-19-22/SPR17-547-1F

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2019 Safety Belt Usage Survey in Kentucky, Erin Lammers, Kenneth R. Agent, and Eric R. Green
KTC-19-30/KSP1-17-1F

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Redefining Construction As-Built Plans to Meet Current Kentucky Transportation Cabinet Needs, Victoria Lynn Lasley, Steven Waddle, Tim Taylor, and Roy E. Sturgill Jr.
KTC-19-10/SPR18-555-1F

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Deterioration Modelling of Bridges on BrM 5.2.3, Sudhir Palle and Theodore Hopwood II
KTC-19-02/SPR17-532-1F

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Bridge Load Testing Versus Bridge Load Rating, Abheetha Peiris and Issam E. Harik
KTC-19-16/SPR06-423-1F

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Rapid Repair of Bridge Decks in Cold Weather, Abheetha Peiris and Issam E. Harik
KTC-19-18/SPR12-436-1F

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Rapid Retrofit and Strengthening of Bridge Components, Abheetha Peiris and Issam E. Harik
KTC-19-07/SPR13-465-1F