Final Report (PDF)

Project TitleAutomated Path Tracking and Mapping for Economical, Real-Time, and Knowledge-Based Roller Control in Pavement Compaction Operations: Phase I: Algorithm Development
UniversityWest Virginia
Principal Investigator(s)Fei Dai
PI Contact
Funding Source(s) and Amounts Provided (by each agency or organization)West Virginia Federal Amount $55,002
West Virginia Match Amount $55,002
Total Project Cost$110,004
Start and End Dates3/1/19—3/1/20
Brief Description of Research ProjectIf successful, the outcome of this research will help state DOT pavement management offices better monitor and control the quality of the pavement operations undertaken by contractors. It addresses the issues in places where GPS signal could be a problem to the existing IC devices. Given the low cost, the proposed technology has higher promise for market penetration.