Research Requests for Proposal

Current RFPs

Note: RFP questions and answers (Q&A) documents will only be posted below if questions were received by the date noted in the original proposal.


National Summer Transportation Institute (NSTI)

Project number: ---

Post date: October 25, 2021

Proposal due date: November 1, 2021 11:59PM (CST)


Pile Set-up and Restrike Procedures

Project number: TR202207

Post date: October 25, 2021

Proposal due date: January 7, 2022 10:00AM (CST)


Bat Use of Bridges and Culverts

Project number: TR202208

Post date: September 20, 2021

Proposal due date: November 1, 2021 10:00AM (CST)


Assessing Guard Cable Life Expectancy in Missouri

Project number: TR202123

Post date: May 24, 2021

Proposal due date: July 8, 2021 10:00AM (CST)


Load and Resistance Factor Rating Methodology Recommendations for Missouri Bridges

Project number: TR202122

Post date: March 1, 2021

Proposal due date: April 13, 2021 10:00AM (CST)

  • Questions and Answers posted March 24, 2021
    • Please note the "Special Notes" section of the RFP has been amended based on Q&A #2; the additional information is in red.

Effectiveness of Speed Management Methods in Work Zones

Project number: TR202115

Post date: January 7, 2021

Proposal due date: February 25, 2021 10:00AM (CST)


Asset Management for Mobility and Intelligent Transportation Systems

Project number: TR202117

Post date: January 7, 2021

Proposal due date: February 16, 2021 10:00AM (CST)


Fiber Reinforced Concrete for Bridge Deck Overlays

Project number: TR202113

Post date: January 5, 2021

Proposal due date: February 17, 2021 10:00AM (CST)


GFRP Reinforced Bridge Barriers

Project number: TR202112

Post date: November 30, 2020

Proposal due date: January 12, 2021 10:00AM (CST)


Evaluating Sedimentation Impacts to Freshwater Mussels

Project number: TR202109

Post date: October 8, 2020

Proposal due date: November 16, 2020 10:00AM (CST)


Pollinator Habitat Along Highway Right of Way

Project number: TR202104

Post date: October 2, 2020

Proposal due date: November 13, 2020 10:00AM (CST)


Safety Evaluation of Permissive Flashing Yellow Arrows for Left-Turn Movements in Missouri

Project number: TR202102

Post date: September 25, 2020

Proposal due date: November 3, 2020 10:00 AM (CST)


Missouri's Local Technical Assistance Program

Post date: September 9, 2020

Proposal due date: October 15, 2020 10:00 AM (CST)

  • No questions received


Airport Design-Build Bid Documents and Agency Guidance

Project number: TR202105

Post date: August 31, 2020; updated September 24, 2020 to reflect questions received

Proposal due date: October 19, 2020 10:00 AM (CST)


Implementing the LWD for MoDOT Construction Acceptance of Unbound Material Layers

Project number: TR202103

Post date: July 8, 2020; updated version uploaded August 6, 2020, with changes noted in red.

Proposal due date: September 2, 2020 10:00 AM (CST)

NOTE: The answer to Question 1 has changed since the previous July posting due to changes in COVID-19 procedures at the MoDOT lab.


Enhanced Camber Calculations for Prestressed Concrete Bridge Girders

Project number: TR202101

Post date: May 26, 2020

Proposal due date: July 28, 2020 10:00 AM (CST)


Evaluation of Recycled Components in Stone Matrix Asphalt Mixes

Project number: TR202020

Post date: April 10, 2020

Proposal due date: June 12, 2020 10:00 AM (CST)


Development of a Surface Transportation Impact Factor for Winter Severity Indices

Project number: TR202014

Post date: January 31, 2020

Proposal due date: March 13, 2020 10:00 AM (CST)


Monitoring Landslide on Route 465 Near Branson

Project number: TR202016

Post date: January 2, 2020

Proposal due date: February 20, 2020 10:00 AM (CST)


Use of TIP in Drilled Shafts Evaluation

Project number: TR202015

Post date: December 11, 2019

Post updated: February 4, 2020

Proposal due date: February 25, 2020 10:00 AM (CST)

  • No questions received


Evaluation of Missouri’s NBI Data to Predict the Deterioration of Bridges

Project number: TR202012

Post date: November 19, 2019

Proposal due date: January 9, 2020 10:00 AM (CST)

  • No questions received


Scour Analysis at Missouri Bridges

Project number: TR202017

Post date: November 18, 2019

Proposal due date: January 9, 2020 10:00 AM (CST)


Missouri Systemic Countermeasures to Improve Pedestrian Safety

Project number: TR202010

Post date: August 30, 2019

Proposal due date: October 10, 2019 10:00 AM (CST)


Evaluation of Alternatives to Calcined Bauxite for Use in HFST

Project number: TR202005

Post date: August 29, 2019

Proposal due date: October 17, 2019 10:00 AM (CST)


Optimizing Work Zone Zipper Merge Operations Using Driving Simulations

Project number: TR202009

Post date: August 23, 2019

Proposal due date: October 4, 2019 10:00 AM (CST)


HFST Before and After Safety Analysis

Project number: TR201909

Post date: July 31, 2019

Proposal due date: September 18, 2019 10:00 AM (CST)


Geotechnical Asset Management (GAM) Collection and Rating Program

Project number: TR202007

Post date: July 2, 2019

Proposal due date: August 26, 2019 10:00 AM (CST)


Transportation Infrastructure Asset Monitoring through the Industrial Internet-of-Things

Project number: TR202006

Post date: June 26, 2019

Proposal due date: August 12, 2019 10:00 AM (CST)


Snow and Ice Treatment Products Evaluation

Project number: TR202002

Post date: May 20, 2019; corrected version uploaded June 12, 2019 due to formatting issue

Proposal due date: June 28, 2019 10:00 AM (CST)


Evaluating Performance of Concrete Overlays for Pavement Rehabilitation

Project number: TR202003

Post date: May 13, 2019

Proposal due date: July 1, 2019 10:00 AM (CST)


Recent Past RFPs

National Summer Transportation Institute (NSTI) 2019

Post date: March 19, 2019

Proposal due date: April 11, 2019 11:59 PM (CST)


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