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University Term Professor Mang Tia Uses Development of Mix Designs for RAP Concrete for Florida Concrete Test Bed

Published: Apr 2nd, 2018

The objective of this project was to use specially designed software to optimize the mix of recycled asphalt pavement, RAP, as a replacement for up to 40% of the aggregate […]

UF Professor Reynaldo Roque Studies Impact of Recycled Asphalt Shingles (RAS) on Asphalt Binder Performance

UF Professor Reynaldo Roque Studies Impact of Recycled Asphalt Shingles (RAS) on Asphalt Binder Performance

Published: Apr 2nd, 2018

In this project, University of Florida researchers evaluated the effects of adding recycled asphalt shingles (RAS) and recycled asphalt pavement (RAP) to virgin asphalt binder, in an effort to accurately […]

University of Florida Researchers Compare Persistence and Fecundity of Florida Ecotype and Non-Florida-Ecotype Wildflowers

Published: Apr 2nd, 2018

Roadside plantings beautify Florida’s highways and make traveling more pleasant, but they also perform a vital engineering function by helping to preserve the integrity of the roadway and to prevent […]

HCS7 Software Update

Published: Mar 8th, 2018

In Release 7.5, the Streets module now provides a new larger interchange graphic that can be direction-oriented by the user. The TWSC module has been rebuilt with an upgraded internal […]

New Research Product: “Goal One: A Safe Return Each and Every Day”

Published: Feb 14th, 2018

Abstract: Universities, colleges, and other learning institutions regularly conduct research on behalf of state departments of transportation (DOTs). Much of the research involves data collection and testing work by student […]

UFTI Students, Faculty, and Staff Attend the 97th Annual Meeting of the Transportation Research Board in Washington, D.C.

Published: Feb 2nd, 2018

Each January, students, faculty, and staff from the University of Florida Transportation Institute (UFTI) travel to Washington, D.C., to participate in the Annual Meeting of the Transportation Research Board (TRB). […]

McTrans Develops Bus Bike-Rack App

Published: Dec 5th, 2017

McTrans is mainly known in the transportation community for the development of the Highway Capacity Software (HCS) and Highway Capacity Manual (HCM) training/webinars. Did you know that McTrans also collaborates […]

Improved Analysis Tool for Concrete Pavement

Published: Oct 26th, 2017

University of Florida researchers developed three-dimensional finite element (3D-FE) models to more accurately predict the behavior of concrete slabs. They also followed up on a project to characterize strain gauge […]

UFTI Affiliate Conducts Research on Corrosion in Post-Tensioned Cables

UFTI Affiliate Conducts Research on Corrosion in Post-Tensioned Cables

Published: Aug 30th, 2017

In a series of projects funded by the Florida Department of Transportation, University of Florida researchers explored the use of indirect impedance as a method of corrosion detection on post-tensioned […]

UFTI Affiliate Evaluates Asphalt Pavement Interface Conditions for Enhanced Bond Performance

Published: Jun 28th, 2017

Dr. Reynaldo Roque, a professor from the University of Florida Department of Civil & Coastal Engineering, along with his research team, conducted a study to understand interface debonding and near-surface […]