Tag: department of transportation

Missouri S&T joins new national transportation center

Posted by on July 1, 2019

Missouri S&T researchers will join a national consortium of universities focused on improving the durability and extending the lifespan of the nation’s transportation infrastructure. The U.S. Department of Transportation awarded $15 million in grants in June to create two new national University Transportation Centers (UTCs) to advance research and education programs that address transportation challenges facing the nation. Missouri S&T will join the UTC led by Washington State University – the only center focused on the durability and lifespan of transportation infrastructure.

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Missouri S&T to host Transportation Infrastructure Conference

Posted by on March 11, 2019

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Learn about advances in transportation infrastructure at the seventh annual Transportation Infrastructure Conference, hosted by Missouri S&T and the Missouri Department of Transportation (MoDOT) this April.

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S&T selected to lead effort to improve sustainability in nation’s transportation

Posted by on October 25, 2013

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Missouri S&T has been selected to lead a consortium of four universities sharing in a 2013 University Transportation Centers (UTC) tier 1 grant. This program was authorized by Congress under the Moving Ahead for Progress in the 21st Century Act (MAP-21). The center’s research will focus on developing the next generation of cement-based construction materials.

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UMR helping MoDOT meet biodiesel mandate

Posted by on July 16, 2007

If the Missouri Department of Transportation improved its sources of biodiesel, the department would be able to meet a state mandate that calls for fueling at least 75 percent of its diesel fleet and heavy equipment with biodiesel. That suggestion is part of a list of best practices being developed for MoDOT by a University […]

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