Developing Work for NJDOT in the Area of Concrete Pavements and Transportation Structures

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CAIT project no.: TWIN-RU4474

Fiscal Year: 2008/2009

Status: Final

Rutgers-CAIT Author(s): Ali Maher, Ph.D.

External Author(s): Boris Stein, Twining Laboratories

Sponsor(s): New Jersey Department of Transportation


The objectives of this project were:

  • To analyze scope of work currently performed by the NJDOT Bureau of Materials,
  • To understand, based on facts available, current mission of the Bureau of Materials,
  • To understand past and current  tasks performed by CAIT for NJDOT and to establish future needs in the area of rigid pavements and structural concrete,
  • To develop in collaboration with CAIT a vision proposal for future work with NJDOT, encompassing experience of both organizations, CAIT and Twining Laboratories, in:
    • Concrete and concrete materials testing and evaluation for quality control and quality assurance purposes,
    • Methods and equipment for non-destructive testing and monitoring pavements and structures,
    • Developing and implementing innovative concrete mixtures for building transportation infrastructure, and
    • Developing and implementing accelerated construction methods.
  • To develop in collaboration with CAIT a workplan for integrating into various technical activities of NJDOT in the area of rigid pavements and structural concrete.