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@mdot.maryland.gov

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 research@mdot.maryland.gov.  

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
Structural Assessment for MD Sign Structures Project based on AASHTO LTS-6 Strength and Fatigue Criteria SP910B4PFinal Report [PDF - 2480 KB]9/4/2020
Structural Assessment for MD Sign Structures Project based on AASHTO LTS-6 Strength and Fatigue CriteriaSP910B4PSummary [PDF - 125 KB]9/4/2020
The Calibration of the AASHTO ASD and LRFD for Maryland Sign and High Mast Lighting Structure DesignSP809B4CFinal Report [PDF - 2727 KB]6/12/2020
The Calibration of the AASHTO ASD and LRFD for Maryland Sign and High Mast Lighting Structure DesignSP809B4CSummary [PDF - 104 KB]6/12/2020
Regression Equations for Estimating Flood Discharges for the Eastern Coastal Plain Region of Maryland SP910B4GFinal Report [PDF - 1743 KB]11/20/2019
Regression Equations for Estimating Flood Discharges for the Western Coastal Plain Region of Maryland SP910B4GFinal Report [PDF - 1953 KB]11/20/2019
Regression Equations for Estimating Flood Discharges for Coastal Plain Regions of MarylandSP910B4GSummary [PDF - 278 KB]11/20/2019
Best Practices for Placing Concrete Overlays on Prestressed Slab BridgesSP709B4DSummary [PDF - 80 KB]1/31/2019
Best Practices for Placing Concrete Overlays on Prestressed Slab BridgesSP709B4DFinal Report [PDF - 1179 KB]1/29/2019
Evaluating the Success of Meeting Design Objectives on Previously Constructed OOS Stream Stability ProjectsSP609B4GSummary [PDF - 234 KB]8/3/2018
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