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The Ohio Research Institute for Transportation and the Environment

Modern transportation and highway systems are critical to the sustainability of modern society. Preserving and improving this infrastructure presents a major challenge and a unique opportunity for civil engineers to improve the health, safety, cost-effectiveness, and longevity of these systems and share our knowledge with stakeholders. With multidisciplinary expertise in transportation infrastructure and environmental engineering, plus an array of cutting-edge facilities and laboratory resources, researchers at the Ohio Research Institute for Transportation and the Environment are dedicated to finding innovative solutions to infrastructure challenges and mitigating its environmental effects.

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University plays major role in Nelsonville Bypass opening

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After 48 years of discussions, planning and construction, the $160 million, 8.5-mile U.S. 33 Nelsonville Bypass opened on Tuesday, Oct. 1, and Ohio University faculty, staff, students and alumni played a major role in bringing the project to fruition... Read More