Technical Reports by Alex Drakopoulos

Associate Professor

Marquette University

Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering


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Evaluation of the Gateway Patrol and the Enhancement Freeway Patrol Motorist Assistance Programs

(Interstate 94, Kenosha, Racine and Milwaukee Counties, Wisconsin)

Sep  2000



Alex Drakopoulos, Ronald Sonntag, Mahesh Ram Shrestha, Ertan Írnek





An Evaluation of the Converging Chevron Pavement Marking Pattern Installation

(Interstate 94 at the Mitchell Interchange South-to-West Ramp in Milwaukee County, Wisconsin)

Dec 2001, revised

Nov 2003

Foreword, Executive Summary, Abstract

Alex Drakopoulos, Georgia Vergou





Smart Work Zone Deployment Initiative Travel Time Prediction System (TIPS) Wisconsin Evaluation

(Interstate 94 Racine County, Wisconsin)

Jun 2002


Thomas Notbohm, Alex Drakopoulos, Alan Horowitz





Smart Work Zone Deployment Initiative Mobile/Stationary Speed Board Wisconsin Evaluation

(Dane, Iowa, Grant Counties, Wisconsin)

Jun 2002


Thomas Notbohm, Alex Drakopoulos, Georgia Vergou

Interstate 43 Speed Warning Sign Evaluation

(Milwaukee County, Wisconsin)

Apr 2003,


Nov 2003



Alex Drakopoulos,  Sharad Uprety, Georgia Vergou





Evaluation of Ramp Meter Effectiveness for Wisconsin Freeways, A Milwaukee Case Study: Part 2, Ramp Metering Effect on Traffic Operations and Crashes Jan 2004 Abstract Alex Drakopoulos, Mery Patrabansh, Georgia Vergou

Wet Pavement Crash Study of Longitudinally Tined PCC Pavements,  Transversely Tined PCC Pavements and Asphalt Pavements

July 2004



Alex Drakopoulos, David A. Kuemmel

Systematic Evaluation of Run-Off-Road Crash Locations in Wisconsin

Dec 2004 Abstract         Executive Summary Alex Drakopoulos, Ertan Írnek

Wet Pavement Crash Study of Longitudinally and Transversely Tined PCC Pavements

Posted on the Wisconsin Highway Research Program web site

June 2007


Executive Summary

Alex Drakopoulos, David A. Kuemmel

Freeway Work Zone Lane Capacity

Posted on the Iowa Smart Work Zone Deployment Initiative web site

Jan 2009 Abstract Alex Drakopoulos, Thomas Notbohm, Amjad Dehman


Keywords:  Accident analysis , Accident density , Accident rate , Accident research , Accident severity , Accidents , Activated sign , Asphalt pavement , Before after study , Chevron Milwaukee , Chevron pavement marking , Converging chevron , Crash analysis , Crash density , Crash rate , Crash , dark , Decision tool , Ditch , Excessive speed warning , Experimental pavement markings , FHWA experimental marking , Fixed object , Freeway , Freeway curve , Freeway patrol , Freeway ramp rollover , Freeway speed , Freeway tow truck , Frequency , Guardrail , Heavy vehicle speed , HSIS , Illuminated sign , Illusion pavement marking , Interstate 43 , Interstate 94 , Interstate Wisconsin , Japan pavement marking , Lane change , Laser gun , Longitudinal tine , Marquette University , Milwaukee , Milwaukee County , Mitchell interchange , Mobile speed board , Motorist assist freeway , Motorist assist Milwaukee , Non intersection , Overspeed , Overturn , Pavement marking pattern , Pavement safety performance , Pavement texture , PCC pavement , Piezo detector , Queue length , Ramp delay , Ramp metering , Ramp speed reduction , Rollover accident , Rollover crash , Run off road , Rural , Sign evaluation , Smart work zone , Smart workzone , snow , Speed board , Speed detector , Speed display , Speed distribution , Speed limit , Speed reduction , Speed related accident , Speed related crash , Speed warning , Speed warning device , Speed warning sign , Speeding truck , Statewide , TIPS , Too fast for curve , Traffic research , Traffic volume , Transverse tine , Travel time prediction , Travel Time Prediction System , Tree , Undivided highways , Urban , Vehicle class , Vehicle class detection , Vehicle detector , Vehicle speed detection , Vehicle weight detection , Weather data , Weigh in motion , Wet , Wet pavement crashes , WIM , Wireless communication traffic , Wisconsin , Wisconsin Department of Transportation , Wisconsin freeway , WISDOT


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