2021 Research Reports

CDOT Research Reports, 2021
State Highway 9 Wildlife Mitigation Monitoring

Research Report 2021-01 (and related items), Authors: Julia Kintsch, Patricia Cramer, Paige Singer, and Michelle Cowardin. Keywords: Wildlife crossings, mitigation, underpass, overpass, wildlife guard, escape ramp, wildlife fence, wildlife-vehicle collisions.

Rock Cut Blasting Aesthetics Best Management Practices Phase II

Research Report 2021-02, Authors: Thomas Allen, Richard Andrew, Sylvia White. Keywords: Visual impact, highway safety, blasting, excavation, rockfall, slope, mitigation, stabilization, vegetation, staining, treatment, rounding, corridor, geology, toolbox, landscape, viewshed.

Autonomous Maintenance Technology Literature Review

Research Report 2021-06, Authors: Deshaun Arrington, Qing Tang, Xianbiao Hu, Ashley Nylen, Tyler Weldon, Theresa Drum. Keywords: Autonomous Maintenance Technology (AMT), Connected and Autonomous vehicle (CAV), Autonomous Truck Mounted Attenuator (ATMA), Autonomous Impact Protection Vehicle (AIPV).

US 160 Dry Creek Wildlife Study

Research Report 2021-07, Authors: Patricia Cramer, Robert Hamlin. Keywords: Wildlife, wildlife crossings, wildlife crossing structures, deterrent, EnviroGrid® Geocell, mule deer, elk, wildlife-vehicle collision, animal-vehicle collision, Colorado, fence end.