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Joint Transportation Research Program (Ind.)


Historical Information

The Joint Highway Research Project (JTRP) connects Purdue University, the Indiana Department of Transportation (INDOT), and private companies to enable research for the betterment of transportation systems and offer students practical research experience in the field. Established in 1937 as the Joint Highway Research Project (JHRP), the project was renamed in July 1997 to better align with the more expansive needs of INDOT and transportation research.


JTRP website. Retrieved October 20, 2010.

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

College of Civil Engineering, Joint Transportation Research Program collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA 47
Scope and Contents The College of Engineering/Civil/Joint Transportation Research Program collection documents the history of the Joint Highway Research Project, which was formed in 1937, and later became known as the Joint Transportation Research Program. The collection also contains items from the Purdue Civil Engineering Department, prior to 1937; numerous photographs, including 301 photographs and notations about the educational background of graduate students, circa 1920s-1960s, and photographs of early...
Dates: 1920 - 2007