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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Vehicle on Shoulder and Crash — Correlation or Causation?, Mei Chen, Xu Zhang, Benjamin L. Blandford, and Eugene Antwi Boasiako
KTC-20-25/SPR20-598-1F

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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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Crash Data Analysis Tool: Research Report + User Guide, Eric R. Green and Paul Ross
KTC-20-34/SPR18-564-1F

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Kentucky Traffic Collision Facts 2019, Eric R. Green, Paul A. Ross, Christopher L. Blackden, Michael A. Fields, and Kenneth R. Agent

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Analysis of Traffic Crash Data in Kentucky 2015-2019, Eric R. Green, Paul A. Ross, Christopher L. Blackden, Michael A. Fields, and William Nicholas Staats
KTC-20-32/KSP2-20-1F

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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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Crash Modification Factor Recommendation List, Reginald R. Souleyrette, Riana Tanzen, Eric R. Green, William Nicholas Staats, and Federico Valentin Lause III
KTC-20-22/SPR19-578-1F

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Evaluation of Alternative Rumble Strip Designs, William Nicholas Staats, Kenneth R. Agent, and Brian K. Howell
KTC-20-28/SPR20-595-1F

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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

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Potential Effect of Cable Median Barriers on Commercial Vehicle Crossover Crashes, Nikiforos Stamatiadis, Shraddha Sagar, Samantha Wright, Eric R. Green, Reginald R. Souleyrette, Michael A. Fields, and Teng Alex Wang
KTC-20-24/KIPC20-2-1F

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Kentucky Transportation Cabinet Right of Way Process Review (Phase I), Christopher W. Van Dyke, Bryan Gibson, Robin Baskette, Jeff Jasper, Candice Y. Wallace, and Steven Douglas Kreis
KTC-20-26/KHIT120-1F

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