Research Spotlight

The Research Spotlight focuses on transportation research — recently completed or underway at NJDOT — to improve the safety, mobility and accessibility of the state’s residents, workforce,  businesses and visitors.  Spotlight examples also highlight research and implementation activities devoted to enhancing the quality and cost effectiveness of the policies, practices, standards and specifications required to plan, design, construct, operate and maintain New Jersey’s transportation infrastructure.

Research to Implementation: Design and Evaluation of Scour for Bridges Using HEC-18

This Research to Implementation video presents an example of NJDOT-sponsored research and the effect such research has in addressing transportation-related issues within the State. ...

Research to Implementation: Environmental Impacts of Reclaimed Asphalt Pavement

This Research to Implementation video presents an example of NJDOT-sponsored research and the effect such research has in addressing transportation-related issues within the State. ...

Share Your Ideas on the NJ Transportation Research Ideas Portal!

The NJDOT Bureau of Research invites you to participate in the NJDOT Transportation Research Ideas Portal. ...

Development of Real-Time Traffic Signal Performance Measurement System

Adaptive Signal Control Technology (ASCT) is a smart traffic signal technology that adjusts timing of traffic signals to accommodate changing traffic patterns and reduce congestion. ...

Spotlight: New Technology Evaluations

The New Technologies and Products (NTP) Unit in NJDOT’s Division of Bridge Engineering and Infrastructure Management reviews and evaluates new technologies and products submitted by ...

Evaluating New Jersey’s Use of Raised Pavement Markers for Roadway Safety

In the United States, data has shown that more than a third of fatal crashes on two-lane undivided highways and 27 percent of fatal crashes ...

New Protocol for Accepting Over-Coating Paint on Steel

The Research Advisory Committee of the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials (AASHTO) selected an NJDOT project as one of 16 high-value research ...

Local Access Management Regulations

The New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) is responsible for administering an access management policy for the state highway system.  The Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) ...