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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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

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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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

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Truss Bridge Rehabilitation Prioritization, Abheetha Peiris and Issam E. Harik
KTC-18-13/SPR15-503-1F

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Determination of Constructed Pavement Layer Thicknesses Using Nondestructive Testing (NDT), Brad W. Rister, Jamie Creech, and Kean H. Ashurst Jr.
KTC-19-05/SPR17-539-1F

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Audubon Parkway Slab Lifting at MP 22.75 — Bridge Approach and Departure Settlement, Tim C. Scully Jr.
KTC-19-17/KHIT106-1F

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Review of Non-Standard Warm Mix Asphalt Projects, Tim C. Scully Jr.
KTC-19-15/SPR17-537-1F

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Safety Analysis for SHIFT Implementation, Reginald R. Souleyrette, Riana Tanzen, William Nicholas Staats, Eric R. Green, and Mei Chen
KTC-19-23/PL31-1F

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Investigation of the Accuracy of Alcohol and Drug Involvement Reporting, William Nicholas Staats
KTC-19-29/M3DA-19-04-1F

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E-Tickets and Advanced Technologies for Efficient Construction Inspections, Roy E. Sturgill, Gabriel B. Dadi, Christopher Van Dyke, Dhaviat Patel, Joshua Withrow, and Clyde Wesley Newcomer IV
KTC-19-14/SPR18-554-1F

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Investigating the Use of In-Place Lateral Pull Off Tests to Determine the Compressive Strength of Structural Concrete, Charlie Sun
KTC-19-01/SPR17-541-1F