Approved Fall 2020 RTAG RNS submittals

The Georgia Department of Transportation has released the list of projects selected from the Fall 2020 RTAG submittals. Congratulations to the selected projects! Thanks to everyone who submitted a Research Needs Statement (RNS). The research community was highly engaged, with approximately 95 submitted needs statements. GDOT research staff is currently contacting the project PIs and setting up the next steps in the process.

The opening of the Fall 2021 RTAG RNS call will be announced later this year. Announcements will be distributed through the GTI mailing list and GTI website.

Please feel free to contact Supriya Kamatkar( if you have any questions regarding the project selection process or Michael Hunter ( if you have any questions regarding GTI.


Project Title (Abbreviated)

Research Team


Strategic Prioritization in Bridge Asset Maintenance Through Data-Driven Long-Term Asset Valuation with Additional Emphasis on Promoting GDOT’s Partnerships with Counties

University of Georgia


Enhancing the GDOT’s Maintenance Decision Trees Considering the Effectiveness of Various Treatment Options in Different Geographical Locations and Over Time

Kennesaw State University and Georgia Institute of Technology


Pragmatic Precast/Prestressed Girder Acceptance Criteria

Georgia Institute of Technology and Kennesaw State University


Practical Assessment of Non-Destructive Testing (NDT) Techniques for on-site Application on GDOT Construction Projects

Georgia Southern University


Effective Management and Emerging Best Practices of Geotechnical and Utilities Risks in Alternative Delivery

Georgia Institute of Technology


Improving sales tax forecasting for the Georgia Transportation Special Purpose Local Option Sales Tax (TSPLOST)

Georgia State University


Study on Spectrum Options for GDOT’s Connected Vehicle Infrastructure

Georgia Southern University


Non-Motorized Count Program and Risk Factors Assessment

Georgia Institute of Technology and Emory University

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