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CAIT-UTC-NC53

The primary goal of this research is to examine the effectiveness of ATP implementation on a major interstate highway carrying freight traffic under various traffic conditions, given managed strategies. ATP managed lane strategies would include:

  • ATP-dedicated lane on the left-most lane
  • ATP-dedicated…
IPProject Status: In Progress Fiscal Year: FY2017/2018
CAIT-UTC-NC54

The primary objective of this study is to evaluate the long-term performance of projects in which stabilized dredged materials have been used to augment and/or replace borrowed materials – “beneficial-use applications”. The study focuses on the performance of a limited number of signature projects in NJ,…

IPProject Status: In Progress Fiscal Year: FY2017/2018
CAIT-UTC-NC55

The goal of this research project is to validate and provide a basis to improve and refine a novel de-icing system for stay-cables. This autonomous de-icing system shows significant potential to cost-effectively remove ice build-up without damaging the protective system of the underlying stay-cable. However, currently th…

IPProject Status: In Progress Fiscal Year: FY2017/2018
CAIT-UTC-NC56

The proposed research will develop a cloud-computing platform for state-wide traffic video data analytics. The platform will use the existing 511 CCTV traffic video streams to generate traffic flow and occupancy data to enrich the existing TRANSCOM data feed primarily containing travel time and event data. The added flow…

IPProject Status: In Progress Fiscal Year: FY2017/2018
CAIT-UTC-NC57

The purpose of this study is to evaluate the Overlay Tester using field cores from a recently completed FHWA accelerated loading facility (ALF) fatigue cracking study. The study comprised of 10 different lanes, each produced to the same target volumetrics, but with varied recycled asphalt contents, base asphal…

IPProject Status: In Progress Fiscal Year: FY2017/2018
CAIT-UTC-NC58

The objective of the study is to develop a working prototype of a micro-electro-mechanical systems (MEMS) device for the real-time, in-situ quantification of metals concentrations in marine sediments. Initially, the field version will be a battery powered, hand held probe that can be pushed into the sediment in relativel…

IPProject Status: In Progress Fiscal Year: FY2017/2018
CAIT-UTC-NC59

The objective of this research is to provide tunnel ventilation systems owners and the Port Authority of NY & NJ with a vehicle fleet mix forecast model that will enable realistic and practical long-term forecasts of the life-cycle costs of tunnel ventilation systems, and help optimize the performance of t…

IPProject Status: In Progress Fiscal Year: FY2017/2018
CAIT-UTC-NC61

The Manhattan Bridge is 6,855 feet long, spanning the East River and connecting the island of Manhattan to Brooklyn. It is subjected to repeated dynamic loads, especially by the transit system trains with the average daily traffic of 1,000 trains per day. As a result of repeated loads, especially those by the …

IPProject Status: In Progress Fiscal Year: FY2017/2018
CAIT-UTC-REG 1

The primary goal of this study is to help transportation stakeholders achieve better understanding of the usefulness of augmented reality (AR) technologies and encourage wider acceptance of AR in life-cycle management of transportation infrastructure systems through literature synthesis, technology evaluation,…

IPProject Status: In Progress Fiscal Year: FY2017/2018
CAIT-UTC-REG 10

The intended activities of the project are to:

  • Conduct comprehensive review of the existing ITS system architecture and implementation in New Jersey
  • Document the best practices in ITS system architecture practices in the country, which support transition to connected and electric vehicles
IPProject Status: In Progress Fiscal Year: FY2017/2018