Synthesis of Information Related to Highway Practice

NCHRP Interest Group-

Announcing new synthesis topics to be done by the National Cooperative Highway Research Program (NCHRP) under Project 20-05, Synthesis of Information Related to Highway Practice.  We have increased the consultant fee to $45,000.  Please note that the deadline for receipt of consultant letters of interest is close of business, Monday, August 15, 2016.

If you are interested in being considered as a consultant, please visit our website for further information, 

Note that consultant letters of interest must be submitted electronically through the portal at this web address- Letters of Interest Web Portal

The topics are as follows:

Project Number Project Title
NCHRP Synthesis 20-05/Topic 48-01 Practices for Preventing Roadway Departure Crashes
NCHRP Synthesis 20-05/Topic 48-02 Tack Coat Specifications, Materials, and Construction Practices
NCHRP Synthesis 20-05/Topic 48-03 Corrosion Protection for Extending Steel Bridge Service Life
NCHRP Synthesis 20-05/Topic 48-04 Staffing for Alternative Contracting Methods
NCHRP Synthesis 20-05/Topic 48-05 The Use of Trenchless Utility Pipe Installation and Replacement Techniques Under Highways to Minimize Traffic Disruption and Other Direct and Indirect Costs
NCHRP Synthesis 20-05/Topic 48-06 Integrated Transportation and Land Use Models
NCHRP Synthesis 20-05/Topic 48-07 Investment Prioritization Methods for Low Volume Roads
NCHRP Synthesis 20-05/Topic 48-08 Connected Work Zones – Integrating Technology into Work Zones, Vehicles, and Equipment to Improve Worker, Driver, Pedestrian, and Bicycle Safety
NCHRP Synthesis 20-05/Topic 48-09 Integration of Roadway Safety Data from State and Local Sources
NCHRP Synthesis 20-05/Topic 48-10 Survey of State Practices on Aggregate Quality Requirements for Pavements
NCHRP Synthesis 20-05/Topic 48-11 Practices in Two-way, Two-lane Traffic Control
NCHRP Synthesis 20-05/Topic 48-12 Inertial Profiler Certification for IRI Measurements
NCHRP Synthesis 20-05/Topic 48-13 Resilience in Transportation Planning, Engineering, Management, Policy, and Administration
NCHRP Synthesis 20-05/Topic 48-14 State of Practice of State DOTs and Metropolitan Planning Organizations in Analyzing Data for Managing Transportation Performance
NCHRP Synthesis 20-05/Topic 48-15 Determine the Value of Multimodal Projects Versus Added Capacity Highway Projects


Jon Williams

Program Director

IDEA and Synthesis Studies

Transportation Research Board of the

National Academies

500 Fifth Street NW

Washington DC 20001

Ph 202-334-3245
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Cell 202-607-6279