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2014 Stage Two Problem Statements
Stage Two
Listed below are the 2014 problem statements selected by 7 expert task groups for further consideration.  All Stage 1 problem statements can be viewed at:
Geotechnical, Hydraulics and Environmental
Matthew Mabey
1.  14-016  Assessment of High Strength Steel Bars and Steel Casing on Response of Drilled Shafts
2.  14-025  Design of Wrapped-Face Geosynthetic Mechanically Stabilized Earth Walls
3.  14-080  Proactive Unstable Slope Assessment
Steve Soltesz
2.   14-093  High Strength Steel Reinforcement for Bridges
3.   14-068  Evaluation of Alkali-Silica Reactivity of Oregon Aggregates for Use in Concrete Construction
Planning and Economic Analysis
Myra Sperley myra.sperley@odot.state.or.us
1.   14-069  Multi-modal Performance Measures in Oregon: Developing a Transportation Cost Index Based Upon Multi-modal Network and Land Use Information 
2.   14-083  Preparing a Possible Oregon Road Map for Connected Vehicle/Cooperative Systems Deployment Scenarios 
3.   14-072  Evaluating the Use of Crowdsourcing as a Data Collection Method for Bicycle Performance Measures and Identification of Facility Improvement Needs
Active and Sustainable Transportation
Lyn Cornell
3.    14-070  Development of a Methodology to Monitor and Analyze Bicycle and Pedestrian Activity Levels and Investments
Construction, Pavements and Materials
Norris Shippen
Traffic, Safety and Human Factors
2.   14-074  Effective Measures to Restrict Vehicle Turning Movements
3.   14-096  Maximizing the Benefits of the Red Clearance Extension Treatment to Reduce Red Light Running
Maintenance and Operations
2.   14-085  Improving Active Traffic Management in Urban and Rural Locations: Evaluation of Weather Based Variable Speed Limit Systems
Emerging Issues
​1.   14-009  Development of Design Values for Western Juniper Guard Rail and Sign Posts
​2.   14-083  Preparing a Possible Oregon Road Map for Connected Vehicle/Cooperative Systems