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Research and Development


Research Section

Research Mission:
To Promote the use of innovation and emerging technology in transportation through research and development for the Alabama Department of Transportation.

The Research Section manages research projects for ALDOT. These projects are conducted by Research Partners on many topics of importance to the various bureaus of ALDOT. Proposals for projects are reviewed by the Research Advisory Committee (RAC) at quarterly meetings.

Key Dates

Next Research Advisory Committee Meeting:February 6, 2017
Submission Deadline:January 4, 2017

Research Section Contacts

Ron Johnson
Asst. Bureau Chief, Research
(334) 353-6944
(334) 353-6970 FAX

Transportation Research Manager

Asst. Transportation Research Manager


Edith Turner
Administrative Assistant III
(334) 353-6935
(334) 353-6970 FAX

Beth Cooper
Administrative Assistant II
(334) 353-6949
(334) 353-6970 FAX