Maritime and multimodal transportation research is a national
priority that is critical to future economic competitiveness.
Waterborne freight directly and indirectly contributes to U.S.
economic growth by contributing to economic value, earnings,
The four consortium members include:
- University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, Consortium Lead
- Jackson State University, Jackson, MS
- Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge
- University of New Orleans, New Orleans, LA
Extreme summer temperatures, flash floods and large numbers of freeze-thaw cycles, coupled with poor soils, create enormous
challenges to the region’s transportation infrastructure and public safety.
The eight consortium members include:
- The University of Oklahoma, Norman, Consortium Lead
- Oklahoma State University, Stillwater
- Langston University, Langston, Oklahoma
- University of Arkansas, Fayetteville
- Louisiana Tech University, Ruston
- The University of New Mexico, Albuquerque
- The University of Texas at El Paso
- Texas Tech University, Lubbock