The Erosion Control Laboratory

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General Information
Study Number: TPF-5(015)
Lead Organization: Texas Department of Transportation
Solicitation Number: 7
Partners: CO, DE, FL, KY, LA, MO, NE, NV, NY, TX, UT, VA
Contractor(s): Texas Transportation Institute
Status: Closed
Est. Completion Date:
Contract/Other Number:
Last Updated: Aug 05, 2011
Contract End Date:
Financial Summary
Contract Amount: $135,000.00
Total Commitments Received: $135,000.00
100% SP&R Approval: Approved
Contact Information
Lead Study Contact(s): Frank Bailey
rtimain@txdot.gov
Phone: 512- 416-4730
Organization Year Commitments Technical Contact Name Funding Contact Name Contact Number Email Address
Colorado Department of Transportation 0 $0.00
Delaware Department of Transportation 0 $0.00
Florida Department of Transportation 0 $0.00
Kentucky Transportation Cabinet 0 $0.00
Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development 2003 $25,000.00 Harold Paul Harold Paul 225-767-9101 harold.paul@la.gov
Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development 2004 $25,000.00 Harold Paul Harold Paul 225-767-9101 harold.paul@la.gov
Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development 2005 $25,000.00 Harold Paul Harold Paul 225-767-9101 harold.paul@la.gov
Missouri Department of Transportation 2003 $10,000.00
Missouri Department of Transportation 2004 $10,000.00
Missouri Department of Transportation 2005 $10,000.00
Nebraska Department of Transportation 2008 $10,000.00 Amy Starr 402-479-3687 amy.starr@nebraska.gov
Nebraska Department of Transportation 2009 $10,000.00 Amy Starr 402-479-3687 amy.starr@nebraska.gov
Nevada Department of Transportation 0 $0.00
New York State Department of Transportation 0 $0.00
Texas Department of Transportation 0 $0.00
Utah Department of Transportation 0 $0.00 Daniel Hsiao 801-386-4929 dhsiao@utah.gov
Virginia Department of Transportation 2004 $10,000.00 Jacob Porter Michael King 540-231-8897 king@vt.edu

Objectives

The Hydraulics and Erosion Control Laboratory, operated by the Texas Transportation Institute was established in the late 1980's in order to fulfill the requirements of Specification Item 169 and Item 164 which require the department to maintain an Approved Product List for "soil retention blankets" and for "cellulose fiber mulches". Texas is currently funding 100% of the annual $350,000 operational budget for the facility. In an effort to reduce the state costs, Texas wishes to establish a pooled fund study. Funds obligated for this pooled fund effort will be used for expenses related to the tasks necessary to continue to operate the facility and for reimbursing travel expenses for attending technical committee meetings.

Comments

Modifications to the Hydraulics and Erosion Control Laboratory were completed in the fall of 2002. Evaluation of slope and channel protection erosion control products was moved from outdoors to a state of the art indoor facility. For the most current project information, see the Active Study URL, or contact the Technical Project Manager, John Mason, jmason@dot.state.tx.us.

Subjects: Energy and Environment

Documents Attached
Title File/Link Type Privacy Download
Quarterly Report: 6/1/10 - 8/31/10 TPF-5(015)_4thQTR10.pdf Quarterly Progress Report Public
Quarterly Report: 3/1/10 - 5/31/10 TPF-5(015)_3rdQTR10.pdf Quarterly Progress Report Public
Quarterly Report: 9/1/09 - 11/30/09 Quarterly_Report_2009_11_30.pdf Quarterly Progress Report Public
Quarterly Report: 6/1/09 - 8/31/09 Quarterly_Report_2009_08_31.pdf Quarterly Progress Report Public
Quarterly Report: 12/01/09 - 02/28/10 Quarterly_Report_2010_02_28.pdf Quarterly Progress Report Public
Quarterly Report: 12/1/08 - 02/28/09 Quarterly_Report_2009_02_28.pdf Quarterly Progress Report Public
Quarterly Report: 3/1/09 - 5/28/09 quarterly_report_05-28-09.pdf Quarterly Progress Report Public
Quarterly Report: 9/1/08 - 11/30/08 Quarterly_Report_2008_11_30.pdf Quarterly Progress Report Public
Quarterly Report: 3/1/08 - 5/30/08 Quarterly_Report_2008_05_30.pdf Quarterly Progress Report Public
Quarterly Report: 12/1/07 - 2/29/08 Quarterly_Report_2008_02_29.pdf Quarterly Progress Report Public
Quarterly Report: 9/1/07 - 11/30/07 Quarterly_Report_2007_11_30.pdf Quarterly Progress Report Public
Quarterly Report: 6/1/08 - 8/31/08 Quarterly_Report_2008_08_31.pdf Quarterly Progress Report Public
Quarterly Report: 7/1/07 - 9/30/07 Quarterly_Report_2007_09_30.pdf Quarterly Progress Report Public
Quarterly Report: 4/1/07 - 6/30/07 Quarterly_Report_2007_06_30.pdf Quarterly Progress Report Public
Quarterly Report: 1/1/07 - 3/31/07 Quarterly_Report_2007_03_31.pdf Quarterly Progress Report Public
Quarterly Report: 11/1/06 - 12/31/06 Quarterly_Report_2006_12_31.pdf Quarterly Progress Report Public

No document attached.

The Erosion Control Laboratory

General Information
Study Number: TPF-5(015)
Lead Organization: Texas Department of Transportation
Solicitation Number: 7
Partners: CO, DE, FL, KY, LA, MO, NE, NV, NY, TX, UT, VA
Contractor(s): Texas Transportation Institute
Status: Closed
Est. Completion Date:
Contract/Other Number:
Last Updated: Aug 05, 2011
Contract End Date:
Financial Summary
Contract Amount: $135,000.00
Total Commitments Received: $135,000.00
100% SP&R Approval:
Contact Information
Lead Study Contact(s): Frank Bailey
rtimain@txdot.gov
Phone: 512- 416-4730
Commitments by Organizations
Organization Year Commitments Technical Contact Name Funding Contact Name Contact Number Email Address
Colorado Department of Transportation 0 $0.00
Delaware Department of Transportation 0 $0.00
Florida Department of Transportation 0 $0.00
Kentucky Transportation Cabinet 0 $0.00
Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development 2003 $25,000.00 Harold Paul Harold Paul 225-767-9101 harold.paul@la.gov
Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development 2004 $25,000.00 Harold Paul Harold Paul 225-767-9101 harold.paul@la.gov
Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development 2005 $25,000.00 Harold Paul Harold Paul 225-767-9101 harold.paul@la.gov
Missouri Department of Transportation 2003 $10,000.00
Missouri Department of Transportation 2004 $10,000.00
Missouri Department of Transportation 2005 $10,000.00
Nebraska Department of Transportation 2008 $10,000.00 Amy Starr 402-479-3687 amy.starr@nebraska.gov
Nebraska Department of Transportation 2009 $10,000.00 Amy Starr 402-479-3687 amy.starr@nebraska.gov
Nevada Department of Transportation 0 $0.00
New York State Department of Transportation 0 $0.00
Texas Department of Transportation 0 $0.00
Utah Department of Transportation 0 $0.00 Daniel Hsiao 801-386-4929 dhsiao@utah.gov
Virginia Department of Transportation 2004 $10,000.00 Jacob Porter Michael King 540-231-8897 king@vt.edu

Study Description

Objectives

The Hydraulics and Erosion Control Laboratory, operated by the Texas Transportation Institute was established in the late 1980's in order to fulfill the requirements of Specification Item 169 and Item 164 which require the department to maintain an Approved Product List for "soil retention blankets" and for "cellulose fiber mulches". Texas is currently funding 100% of the annual $350,000 operational budget for the facility. In an effort to reduce the state costs, Texas wishes to establish a pooled fund study. Funds obligated for this pooled fund effort will be used for expenses related to the tasks necessary to continue to operate the facility and for reimbursing travel expenses for attending technical committee meetings.

Comments

Modifications to the Hydraulics and Erosion Control Laboratory were completed in the fall of 2002. Evaluation of slope and channel protection erosion control products was moved from outdoors to a state of the art indoor facility. For the most current project information, see the Active Study URL, or contact the Technical Project Manager, John Mason, jmason@dot.state.tx.us.

Subjects: Energy and Environment

Title File/Link Type Private
Quarterly Report: 11/1/06 - 12/31/06 Quarterly_Report_2006_12_31.pdf Quarterly Progress Report Public
Quarterly Report: 1/1/07 - 3/31/07 Quarterly_Report_2007_03_31.pdf Quarterly Progress Report Public
Quarterly Report: 4/1/07 - 6/30/07 Quarterly_Report_2007_06_30.pdf Quarterly Progress Report Public
Quarterly Report: 7/1/07 - 9/30/07 Quarterly_Report_2007_09_30.pdf Quarterly Progress Report Public
Quarterly Report: 9/1/07 - 11/30/07 Quarterly_Report_2007_11_30.pdf Quarterly Progress Report Public
Quarterly Report: 12/1/07 - 2/29/08 Quarterly_Report_2008_02_29.pdf Quarterly Progress Report Public
Quarterly Report: 3/1/08 - 5/30/08 Quarterly_Report_2008_05_30.pdf Quarterly Progress Report Public
Quarterly Report: 6/1/08 - 8/31/08 Quarterly_Report_2008_08_31.pdf Quarterly Progress Report Public
Quarterly Report: 9/1/08 - 11/30/08 Quarterly_Report_2008_11_30.pdf Quarterly Progress Report Public
Quarterly Report: 12/1/08 - 02/28/09 Quarterly_Report_2009_02_28.pdf Quarterly Progress Report Public
Quarterly Report: 3/1/09 - 5/28/09 quarterly_report_05-28-09.pdf Quarterly Progress Report Public
Quarterly Report: 6/1/09 - 8/31/09 Quarterly_Report_2009_08_31.pdf Quarterly Progress Report Public
Quarterly Report: 9/1/09 - 11/30/09 Quarterly_Report_2009_11_30.pdf Quarterly Progress Report Public
Quarterly Report: 12/01/09 - 02/28/10 Quarterly_Report_2010_02_28.pdf Quarterly Progress Report Public
Quarterly Report: 3/1/10 - 5/31/10 TPF-5(015)_3rdQTR10.pdf Quarterly Progress Report Public
Quarterly Report: 6/1/10 - 8/31/10 TPF-5(015)_4thQTR10.pdf Quarterly Progress Report Public
No document attached.

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