2018 Oklahoma Transportation Research Day


On behalf of Southern Plains Transportation Center and Oklahoma Department of Transportation, we would like to formally thank all who attended the 2018 Oklahoma Transportation Research Day held Tuesday, October 23rd, 2018. 

If you are interested in viewing the 2018 Oklahoma Transportation Research Day presentations, please see like below:

Click here to view all 2018 OTRD Presentations


winners of the 2018 otrd poster awards

First Place:
Authors: Jacob Choate, Corey Wirkman, Cameron Murray, Jeffery Volz, & Royce Floyd
Title:Implementing Fiber-Reinforced, Self-Consolidating Concrete as a Repair Material for AASHTO Prestressed Concrete Girders
University: University of Oklahoma

Click Here to view 1st place poster (PDF)

Second Place:
Authors: Christopher Waite, Ligang Shen, Mohamed Soliman, and Bruce W. Russell
Title:Understanding the Behavior of Steel Connections with Bolts and Welds in Combination
University: Oklahoma State University

Click Here to view 2nd place poster (PDF)

Third Place:
Authors: Connor Casey, Royce Floyd, and Jeffery Volz
Title:Ultra-High Performance Concrete for Connections of Precast, Prestressed Girders Made Continuous for Live Load
University: University of Oklahoma

Click Here to view 3rd place poster (PDF)

Honorable Mention (1):
Authors: Sumangali Sivakumaran, Scott Harvey, and K. K. Muraleetharan
Title: Cumulative Damage to Oklahoma Bridges due to Large Number of Small Earthquakes
University: University of Oklahoma

Click Here to view Honorable Mention (1) poster (PDF)

Honorable Mention (2):
Authors: Stephen Roswurm and Chris Ramseyer
Title:Restrained Expansion of Type K Shrinkage Compensating Concrete
University: University of Oklahoma

Click Here to view Honorable Mention (2) poster (PDF)


The Oklahoma Department of Transportation (ODOT) and the Southern Plains Transportation Center (SPTC) are pleased to announce their sponsorship of the 2018 Oklahoma Transportation Research Day. Attendees from academia, government service, and the private sector are strongly encouraged to attend. This event will consists of keynote speakers, ODOT and research project presentations, and student transportation project posters. Registrants will have the opportunity to receive up to 8 Professional Development Hours (PDHs) while attending this event

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Details for 2018 OTRD

When: October 23, 2018,
              8:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Where: Metro Tech
              Conference Center

1900 Springlake Drive.
Oklahoma City, OK 73111

Complimentary breakfast and boxed lunch will be provided to all registered guests!


Previous OTRD Events

View 2017 OTRD Event and
presentation videos.

View 2016 OTRD Event and
presentation videos.

View 2015 OTRD Event and
presentation videos.

View 2014 OTRD Event and
presentation videos.