TEXAS STATE TRANSPORTATION INNOVATION COUNCIL



RESEARCH PROBLEM STATEMENT


Title:
TxDOT Goal:
TxDOT Area Impacted:
The Problem: (What is the problem you want to address? Define the problem or opportunity in terms of the end customer. Provide a brief description of the problem or opportunity).
Idea to Test / Proposed Work: (What work will be performed? What will be accomplished? What will the researchers be testing? Types of tests? Number of test sections?)
Deliverables: (Technical Memorandum and Reports are required. Use this section to describe what you would like to see in the report, describe products to be created, etc.)
Expected Value: What benefits would this project deliver, and how would the results be used within TxDOT (District, Division, Office)? Quantify with simple analytics. Projects are more likely to be selected if you are able to quantify the benefits.
Implications if Not Performed: Describe the implications if the project is not performed.
Rough Order of Magnitude: What is the estimated cost to conduct the project?
Estimate the time to complete the project? Is other Research (IACs, Engineering Contracts, Research Projects, etc.) currently underway?
Primary Author of this Project Statement: Name:

Email:

Phone:
TxDOT Champion: Name:

Email:

Phone:

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Please save this file and email it directly to RTIMAin@txdot.gov .