Research Projects & Reports

Georgia DOT's research and development program is broad-based and is aimed at applying new technology to the full range of GDOT activities. The program includes in-house research, contract research, and participation in national research activities.



2016 Transportation Research Expo

Georgia DOT’s Office of Research and the Georgia Transportation Institute (GTI) hosted the fourth annual Transportation Research Expo on Tuesday, September 13, 2016, The Expo showcased 82 active and recently completed Georgia DOT sponsored research projects conducted by GTI researchers. The projects covered a range of topics including planning, the environment, materials, construction and operations. GTI includes academia at the following colleges: Georgia Tech, University of Georgia, Georgia State, Georgia Southern, Kennesaw State, Mercer, Albany State, Savannah State and West Georgia.

Roy A. Flynt Library​​​​​​

Roy A. Flynt Library

This library includes more than 18,000 volumes of transportation-related books, reports, journals, and specifications.

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 Acitve Research Projects

Select from the drop down list below to view the related active research projects.

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Georgia DOT provides matching funding for the Georgia Transportation Institute Univeristy Transportation Center (GTI-UTC).This link will direct you to a non-GDOT website. The GTI-UTC is a consortium of Georgia universities active in transportation research and education and is a Tier I University Transportation Center with Federal sponsorship. 

GIT-UTC is headquartered at the Georgia Institute of Technology and coordinates activities of researchers at the following universities:

  • Albany State University
  • Clark Atlanta University
  • Georgia Southern University
  • Georgia State University
  • Southern Polytechnic State University
  • University of Georgia

More than 40 researchers are active in research on topics including policy and planning, environmental issues, transportation technology, transportation infrastructure, and traffic operations. GTI-UTC, in cooperation with GDOT, sponsors annual research conferences to discuss research needs.

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David Jared
Assistant State Research Engineer

James Ismail
(404) 631.1645

Standards and Details
Frank Flanders
(404) 631.1663



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