The Iowa DOT encourages submission of transportation-related research ideas and problem statements. If you have an idea that may merit evaluation for research, please submit the information using the following form.


We are currently not accepting new problem statements for FY 16 Research Program consideration. New topics and ideas submitted will be included for consideration in FY 17. Thank you!

Problem statement submittal form

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Contact information

Project details

Please describe the problem to be solved and provide background information
to provide perspective on the need or urgency of this project.


Please provide a statement of the specific research objective, in terms of the
expected final product that relates to the general problem statement above.
Define specific tasks necessary to achieve the objective.

The proposed funding for this project? ($XXXXX)

* The anticipated time to complete this project? (XX months)