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 2016

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An Intermodal Network Model of Coal Distribution in the United States and Its Economic Implications for the Inland Waterway System, Benjamin L. Blandford, Ted H. Grossardt, Michael Shouse, and John Ripy
KTC-16-02/MTIC-8-14-1F

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Transportation System Vulnerability and Resilience to Extreme Weather Events and Other Natural Hazards: Report for Pilot Project — KYTC District 1, Benjamin L. Blandford, Scott Schurman, Candice Y. Wallace, and Sarah M. McCormack
KTC-16-20/SPR16-524-1F

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Cost Benefit Analysis: Applications and Future Opportunities, Bryan Gibson and Candice Y. Wallace
KTC-16-04/SPR16-517-1F

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Development of an Improved Method for Determining Advisory Speeds on Horizontal Curves, Eric R. Green, Kenneth R. Agent, and Erin Lammers
KTC-16-14/SPR15-507-1F

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Analysis of Traffic Crash Data in Kentucky (2011-2015), Eric R. Green, Kenneth R. Agent, Jerry G. Pigman, and Michael A. Fields
KTC-16-19/KSP2-16-1F

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Nondestructive Evaluation of Steel Bridges: Methods and Applications, Theodore Hopwood II, Christopher Goff, Jared Fairchild, and Sudhir Palle
KTC-16-26/SPR14-485-1F

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Evaluation of the Use of Painted and Unpainted Weathering Steel on Bridges, Theodore Hopwood II, Sudhir Palle, Bobby W. Meade, and Rick Younce
KTC-16-09/SPR10-407-1F

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Phase I Inspection of the Stay Cable System on the US 231 William H. Natcher Bridge over the Ohio River, Theodore Hopwood II, Sudhir Palle, Danny Wells, Bobby W. Meade, Jared Fairchild, and Christopher Goff
KTC-16-01/KHIT77-1F

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Kentucky Traffic Collision Facts 2015, Kentucky Transportation Center and Kentucky State Police

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Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) Workflow Study, Steven Andrew Martin, Candice Y. Wallace, Valerie J. Keathley, and Jennifer R. Walton
KTC-16-06/SPR15-512-1F

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Chloride Contamination Remediation on Steel Bridges, Bobby W. Meade, Christopher Goff, Sudhir Palle, and Theodore Hopwood II
SPR-16-08/SPR14-484-1F

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Thin Film Concrete Coatings, Bobby W. Meade, Danny Wells, Theodore Hopwood II, and Sudhir Palle
KTC-16-03/SPR12-433-1F

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Estimation of Average Daily Traffic on Local Roads in Kentucky, Reginald R. Souleyrette, Brian K. Howell, Eric R. Green, and William Nicholas Staats
KTC-16-13/FRT201-15-1F

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Synthesis of Kentucky’s Traveler Information Systems, Christopher W. Van Dyke, Jennifer R. Walton, and James Ballinger
KTC-16-17/SPR16-56-2-1F

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Bridge End Settlement Evaluation and Prediction, Jiwen Zhang, Timothy R. Taylor, and Roy E. Sturgill
KTC-16-23/SPR14-486-1F

Submissions from 2015

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2015 Safety Belt Usage Survey in Kentucky, Kenneth R. Agent, Eric R. Green, and Michael A. Fields
KTC-15-15/KSP1-15-1F

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A GIS-Based Expert Systems Predictive Habitat Model for Threatened and Endangered Species: Case Study Using Kentucky Arrow Darter, Benjamin L. Blandford, Michael Shouse, and John Ripy
KTC-15-10/SPR14-483-1F

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Methodology Update for Estimating Volume to Service Flow Ratio, Mei Chen and Xu Zhang
KTC-15-27/PL22-13-1F

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Analysis of Historical Travel Time Data, Mei Chen, Xu Zhang, and Eric R. Green
KTC-15-12/SPR12-444-1F

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Synthesis of Public-Private Partnerships: Potential Issues and Best Practices for Program and Project Implementation and Administration, Bryan Gibson, Candice Y. Wallace, and Roy E. Sturgill
KTC-15-13/SPR15-500-1F

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Analysis of Traffic Crash Data in Kentucky (2010-2014), Eric R. Green, Kenneth R. Agent, Jerry G. Pigman, and Michael A. Fields
KTC-15-21/KSP2-13-1F

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Spatial Database For Intersections, Eric R. Green, Christopher L. Blackden, and Michael A. Fields
KTC-15-11/SPR14-480-1F

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Integrated Freight Network Model: A GIS-Based Platform for Transportation Analyses, Ted H. Grossardt, John Ripy, Benjamin L. Blandford, and Michael Shouse
KTC-15-01/MTIC5-14-1F

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Preventive Maintenance Program for Bridges, Theodore Hopwood II, Jared Fairchild, Bobby W. Meade, and Sudhir Palle
KTC-15-07/SPR11-424-1F

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Creating a Highway Information System for Safety Roadway Features, Brian K. Howell, Kenneth R. Agent, and Eric Green
KTC-15-25/OHS K9-15-04-1F