Research Services

Transtec receives more accolades for our pavements research results than any other pavements research firm. Our clients tell us that we are unique in our ability to explain complex concepts in simple ways—without compromising anything.

Our research services:

Pavement Surface Characteristics Research
Pavement Design Research
Pavement Construction Research
Materials Behavior Research

Pavement Surface Characteristics Research for Noise, Texture, Smoothness

Transtec has performed pavement surface characteristics (PSC) measurements for research study at thousands of pavement locations around the globe. We have more PSC data than any other company, and we have developed a wide array of research results. We have conducted over $5 million of research on noise, texture, smoothness for state agencies, the Federal Highway Administration, and many international agencies in Europe, Asia, and Latin America.

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Pavement Design Research

Transtec has conducted pavement design research for the Federal Highway Administration since 1992. We’ve won multiple research awards for our work.

Pavement Construction Research

We conduct extensive research into pavement construction, including Intelligent Compaction research and implementation, Intelligent Construction Systems and Technologies implementation, Performance Related Specification development, Real-Time Smoothness (SHRP2), and High Friction Surfaces.

Materials Behavior Research

Transtec performs research on pavement construction materials for both private and public clients on many topics including surface characteristics, mix optimization, materials performance, Alkali-Silica Reaction, and Resilient Modulus.

Contact us at +1 (512) 451 6233 and tell us about your pavement needs.