The National Road Research Alliance (NRRA) provides many opportunities and benefits to its members. As a member you can collaborate with other transportation agencies, industry, associations and academia to learn about cutting edge pavement technologies in real time. You can promote solutions discovered, though research, to local, regional and national road owners. Together we will develop tools and methods based on actual performance data to improve design, construction and maintenance of pavements. We also provide materials for testing and propose design approaches based on in field experience. We have already saved millions by implementing research results and leveraging $2.5 million in Minnesota construction funding dedicated to the MnROAD facility. MnROAD is and continues to be one of the most sophisticated pavement test facilities of its type in the world. You can join the NRRA at two membership levels: an agency membership and an associate membership.
The NRRA is actively looking for state agency members that are interested in providing input and participating in the decision making needed for future MnROAD construction and research. Members at this level play an important role by setting objectives, goals, and finalizing project selection from project teams. The cost to become an agency member requires a contribution of $150,000/year for states receiving more SPR dollars than Minnesota and $75,000/year for states who receive less than Minnesota. Members are encouraged to join anytime during the first phase of this study. Phase one is scheduled to run till February 2021 at which time a second pooled fund is expected to be created.
The NRRA is looking for academic institutions, private companies and associations that are interested in the development of various research projects. Members at this level play an important role by providing critical input on trends in road research with an emphasis on implementation. Associates advise and assist project teams during the selection and planning of research topics. The cost to become an associate member is $2,000 a year.
Join the Alliance
Choose a membership option below to join.
- Become an NRRA Agency Member (Pooled Fund Solicitation Link)
- Become an NRRA Associate Member