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.
Share Your Ideas on the NJ Transportation Research Ideas Collaboration Site!

Share Your Ideas on the NJ Transportation Research Ideas Collaboration Site!

The NJDOT Bureau of Research invites you to participate in the NJDOT Transportation Research Ideas Collaboration site. ...
Spotlight: New Technology Evaluations

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

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

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

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) ...
Quantifying Greenhouse Gas Emissions of Asphalt Pavement Preservation at Construction and Use Stages Using Life Cycle Assessment

Quantifying Greenhouse Gas Emissions of Asphalt Pavement Preservation at Construction and Use Stages Using Life Cycle Assessment

A recent study found that pavement preservation techniques can reduce greenhouse gas emissions and contribute to savings for both transportation agencies and drivers. ...
The Use of Porous Concrete for Sidewalks

The Use of Porous Concrete for Sidewalks

A 2018 NJDOT report explored the use of porous concrete for sidewalks and its effectiveness to mitigate stormwater runoff. ...
Participate in the NJDOT Transportation Research Ideas Collaboration Site!

Participate in the NJDOT Transportation Research Ideas Collaboration Site!

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