Research Projects Page

Completed Research Reports

The reports posted on this page are from research projects in which MDOT SHA was the primary sponsor and State Planning and Research (SPR) Part 2 funds were utilized. Electronic copies of research reports completed since 2000 are available. Final reports are organized by subject area and can be downloaded in PDF format.

Click on a subject area to access a list of published reports for that topic. If you are unsure which subject area a specific report is filed under please use the search tool below.

For information on reports provided on this page, contact the Research and Knowledge Management Division at

Research Request for Proposals

The MDOT SHA conducts an annual request for proposals based on priority research topics. If you are a researcher at a Maryland Institution of Higher Education in Civil Engineering or another transportation related field and would like to be added to the distribution list, please email your name, title, university affiliation, and email address to  

The e-mail account is staffed Monday–Friday 7:30 a.m.–4:00 p.m. You can expect a response within one business day.

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Project TitleProject NoReportsReport Date
Improving Roadway Debris Clearance For CHART RespondersSPR23B4CFinal Report [PDF - 2735 KB]3/28/2024
Improving Roadway Debris Clearance For CHART RespondersSPR23B4CSummary [PDF - 306 KB]3/28/2024
Severe Weather IndexSP809B4GSummary [PDF - 260 KB]9/3/2020
Severe Weather IndexSP809B4GFinal Report [PDF - 16086 KB]9/2/2020
Development of a Sampling Protocol for Condition AssessmentSP608B4HFinal Report [PDF - 279 KB]5/17/2007
Development of a Sampling Protocol for Condition AssessmentSP608B4HSummary [PDF - 53 KB]5/17/2007
Asset Inventory System: Pilot StudySP508B4EFinal Report [PDF - 614 KB]7/8/2006
Asset Inventory System: Pilot StudySP508B4ESummary [PDF - 242 KB]7/8/2006
Evaluation of the FreezeFree Anti-Icing SystemSP208B4UFinal Report [PDF - 4359 KB]4/22/2005
Integrated Management of Highway Maintenance & Traffic –Phase IISP308B4RFinal Report [PDF - 1938 KB]7/6/2004