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David Jared Retirement Farewell Reception

David Jared, Assistant Office Head, Office of Performance-based Management and Research (OPMR), will be retiring from GDOT with 25 years of service, effective October 1, 2019. David manages GDOT’s research and development program, one of the largest among state DOT’s in the U.S. He plans to work for the Transportation Research Board (TRB) in Washington D.C., a part of the National Academy of Sciences.

Developing Effective GDOT Research Need Statements

On August 20th 2019, David Jared, Assistant Office Head Research Section Chief of the Office of Performance-based Management and Research, held a webinar “Developing Effective GDOT Research Need Statements”.

David discussed the significance and composition of the Research Need Statement. He reviewed the submission and approval processes and timelines. There were also tips and suggestions to optimize RNS submittals.

Fall 2019 Georgia Department of Transportation Request for Research Needs Statements (RNS)

The 2019 Georgia Department of Transportation call for Research Needs Statements RNS submission portal will open August 15th, 2019 and will remain open through September 20th, 2019.

Seeking Consultants for New 2019 NCHRP Synthesis Projects: Letters of Interest Due August 27, 2019

National Cooperative Highway Research Program (NCHRP) has issued an invitation for letters of interest from those wishing to be considered as a consultant for one or more of the 19 new NCHRP synthesis topics. Letters of Interest must be submitted through the Letters of Interest Web Portal by August 27, 2019.


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