Objective

Tactic

Renewal Research Projects

Expected Products

Minimize disruption

5. Improve customer relations

R15: Strategies for Integrating Utility and Transportation Agency Priorities in Renewal Projects

Best-practices manual

Testing and evaluation plan

Recommended institutional and policy changes

Model agreements for cooperation

R16: Railroad-DOT Institutional Mitigation Strategies

Best-practices document

Model agreements

Streamlined permitting procedures

Recommended specification, institutional, and policy changes for implementation

Produce long-lasting facilities

6. Design and construct low-maintenance facilities

R19-A: Bridges for Service Life Beyond 100 Years: Innovative Systems, Subsystems, and

Load and resistance factor design and construction specifications

Standard plans

Detailed design examples

R19-B: Bridges for Service Life Beyond 100 Years: Service Limit State Design

Load and resistance factor design and construction specifications

Standard plans

Detailed design examples

R21: Composite Pavement Systems

Guidelines

Design, materials, and construction manuals

Training materials

R23: Using Existing Pavement in Place and Achieving Long Life

State-of-the-art report

Design guides

Construction procedures and specifications

7. Preserve facility life

R26: Preservation Approaches for High Traffic Volume Roadways

Guidelines

Methodology and supporting data for life-cycle considerations

Research plan



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