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 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
Guidelines for Preparing Research Reports Final Report [PDF - 221 KB]6/2/2020
FY 20 RFP Response-to-Questions Summary [PDF - 223 KB]8/6/2019
Guidelines for Proposals Summary [PDF - 491 KB]7/30/2019
FY 20 Research Proposal Template Summary [PDF - 229 KB]7/30/2019
FY2018 Research Annual Report Summary [PDF - 689 KB]3/29/2019
Quarterly Progress Report Template Final Report [PDF - 83 KB]4/4/2018
2017 Research Annual Report Summary [PDF - 670 KB]4/4/2018
2016 Research Annual Report Summary [PDF - 450 KB]3/10/2017
2015 Research Annual Report Summary [PDF - 439 KB]3/25/2016
End-of-Project Check List Summary [PDF - 116 KB]6/8/2015