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 2019

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Development of a Laboratory Test for Evaluation of Geogrid Materials, Charlie Sun and R. Clark Graves
KTC-16-21/SPR15-493-1F

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Developing Material Specification and Application Criteria for Sealing Concrete Bridge Decks, Danny Wells, Sudhir Palle, and Theodore Hopwood II
KTC-19-09/SPR19-56-5-1F

Submissions from 2018

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Sloped and Mitered Concrete Headwalls, Kean H. Ashurst Jr., Brad W. Rister, Eileen Grady, and Jason K. Ward
KTC-18-12/SPR17-537-1F

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Transportation System Vulnerability and Resilience to Extreme Weather Events and Other Natural Hazards — Final Results of Vulnerability Assessment of National Highway System for All KYTC Districts, Benjamin L. Blandford, Scott Schurman, and Candice Y. Wallace
KTC-18-08/SPR16-524-1F

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Review of State Transportation Funding Initiatives, Bryan Gibson, Christopher W. Van Dyke, Steven Waddle, and Steven Douglas Kreis
KTC-18-16/IS18-57-2-1F

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Developing Knowledge Management Strategies, Bryan Gibson, Candice Y. Wallace, and Steven Douglas Kreis
KTC-18-07/SPR16-516-1F

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Analysis of Traffic Crash Data in Kentucky (2013-2017), Eric R. Green, Kenneth R. Agent, Jerry G. Pigman, and Paul A. Ross
KTC-18-17/KSP2-18-1F

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Kentucky Traffic Collision Facts 2017, Eric R. Green, Paul A. Ross, Christopher L. Blackden, and Kentucky State Police

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Evaluation of Roadway Lighting Practices, Brian K. Howell, William Nicholas Staats, Austin William Obenauf, and Jerry G. Pigman
KTC-17-23/RSF45-17-1F

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Longer Lasting Bridge Deck Overlays, David Q. Hunsucker, Kean H. Ashurst Jr., Brad W. Rister, David L. Allen, and Eileen Grady
KTC-18-06/SPR14-472-1F

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2018 Safety Belt Usage Survey in Kentucky, Erin Lammers, Kenneth R. Agent, and Eric R. Green
KTC-18-18/KSP1-17-1F

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Investigation of Kentucky For-Hire Requirements, Andrew Martin, Valerie J. Keathley, and Jennifer R. Walton
KTC-18-20/SPR16-518-1F

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Redefining Commercial Vehicle Permitting and Credentialing Violations, Andrew Martin, Jennifer R. Walton, and Valerie J. Keathley
KTC-15-17/SPR14-489-1F

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Utilization of Light Detection and Ranging for Quality Control and Quality Assurance of Pavement Grades, Brad W. Rister, Levi McIntosh, Gabriel B. Dadi, Ruigang Yang, and Eileen Grady
KTC-18-01/SPR15-496-1F

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US 31W Jefferson County Pavement Surface Treatment Evaluation, Tim C. Scully Jr.
KTC-18-14/FRT209 SHRP II

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Integrating CRASH, Hospital, and Roadway Data to Investigate the Effect of Cable Median Barriers on Injury Severity, Michael D. Singleton, Eric R. Green, William Nicholas Staats, and I-Chen Chen
KTC-18-21/M3DA-18-02-1F

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Improving the Quality of Traffic Records for Traffic Incident Management, Reginald R. Souleyrette, Mei Chen, Xu Zhang, Eric R. Green, and Shraddha Sagar
KTC-18-22/SPR18-567-1F

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Improvement of Fatal Crash Analysis and Follow-Up, William Nicholas Staats, Jerry G. Pigman, Kenneth R. Agent, and Paul A. Ross
KTC-18-19/M3DA-18-05-1F

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Optimizing Available Surveying Technology to Streamline Project Delivery, Christopher Van Dyke, Adam J. Kirk, Steven Waddle, and Steven Douglas Kreis
KTC-18-11/SPR17-544-1F

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Overview of Performance Based Practical Design, Christopher W. Van Dyke, Jeff Jasper, and Adam J. Kirk
KTC-18-03/SPR17-546-1F

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Impact of Seasonal Tree-Cutting Restrictions on Construction Bids, Christopher W. Van Dyke, Steven Waddle, Bryan Gibson, Sarah M. McCormack, and Steven Douglas Kreis
KTC-17-06/SPR17-542-1F

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Waterproofing Options for Bridge Decks, Danny Wells, Sudhir Palle, and Theodore Hopwood II
KTC-19-39/SPR17-531-1F

Submissions from 2017

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Truck Routing Issues, Kenneth R. Agent
KTC-17-20/SPR17-534-1F

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2017 Safety Belt Usage Survey in Kentucky, Kenneth R. Agent, Eric R. Green, and Erin Lammers
KTC-17-15/KSP1-17-1F

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KYTC Maintenance Overview and Budget Analysis, Nancy Albright, Bryan Gibson, and Steven Douglas Kreis
KTC-17-21/SPR18-56-2-1F