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MnDOT Academic Research Program

MnDOT is accepting proposals until November 7, 2019 from colleges and universities for providing academic research on a variety of transportation-related topics. The intention of the RFP is to establish a five-year list of qualified academic institutions who can support future identified research projects for both MnDOT and the Minnesota Local Road Research Board (10/09/2019).

Need Statements for RFP 2019 Now Available

MnDOT and LRRB are soliciting proposals in RFP 2019 for projects that, if funded, would begin July 1, 2020. (07/30/2019)

Research Ideas Sought

MnDOT is soliciting new research ideas for its FY2021 funding program. Submit your idea by May 3 to be considered (04/25/2019)

Research Implementation Awards Announced

MnDOT's FY2020 research implementation project have been selected for funding. See a summary of the seven projects. (04/17/2019)

FY2020 University Research Funding Awards Announced

MnDOT and the Local Road Research Board research proposals have been selected for funding in FY2020 by the Minnesota Department of Transportation Research Steering Committee and/or the Minnesota Local Road Research Board (LRRB). View the list of selected projects. (12/19/2018)