Vital pieces of the CP Road Map are coming together. Get involved.


The National Concrete Pavement Technology Center at the Institute for Transportation at Iowa State University provides operations support services to the CP Road Map program.

National CP Tech Center
Institute for Transportation
2711 S. Loop Drive, Suite 4700
Ames, IA 50010
Phone: 515-294-5798
Fax: 515-294-0467
Email: Program Management ~ Communications ~ Webmaster

The second generation of the CP Road Map is here!

In August 2011, FHWA and the CP Road Map pooled fund rolled out the second generation of the CP Road Map. Research tracks and problem statements have been updated, and new versions of Volume I and Volume II are now online!

For a comparison of the old tracks and new tracks, click here.

CP Road Map E-News now online

The April 2015 issue of the CP Road Map E-News is available online. Click here to check it out!

To view previous issues, click here.

New publications

New Moving Advancements into Practice (MAP) brief

MAP brief

The April 2015 MAP brief describes the mechanisms thought to be responsible for pavement curling and warping and strategies for mitigation.

Download it here.

For previous MAP briefs, click here.

Building Sustainable Pavements with Concrete

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A briefing document on Building Sustainable Pavements with Concrete has been published under Track 12:Concrete Pavement Sustainability.

Updated Research Tracks

The updated tracks listed below are currently the most active.

Priority Tracks

  1. Materials and Mixes for Concrete Pavements
  2. Performance-Based Design Guide for New and Rehabilitated Concrete Pavements
  3. Intelligent Construction Systems and Quality Assurance for Concrete Pavements
  4. Optimized Surface Characteristics for Safe, Quiet, and Smooth Concrete Pavements
  5. Concrete Pavement Maintenance and Preservation
  6. Concrete Pavement Construction, Reconstruction, and Overlays
  7. Concrete Pavement Business Systems and Economics
  8. Concrete Pavement Sustainability

What is the CP Road Map?

It's an innovative, strategic plan (originally published in 2005 and updated in 2011) outlining needed concrete pavement research that will help develop a comprehensive, integrated, and fully functional system of concrete pavement technologies.


Dale Harrington is the CP Road Map Program Manager. He can answer your questions. Contact him at 515-964-2020 or