The Department’s Research and Development Executive Committee (RDEC) approved sixteen (16) topics for funding at its summer meeting held August 11, 2016. The list (link) is in prioritized order as determined by the Committee. The projects will be initiated over the next two years.
These projects were among those identified as being a high priority for the Department in the Research Topic Solicitation Meeting held June 1, 2016. This meeting was attended by representatives from the SCDOT, FHWA, USGS, in-state Universities, trade organizations, and industry.