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Porous asphalt

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Benefits of TERRA

TERRA: Connecting Partners Pooling Research Funds and Sharing Results | Learn more about the benefits of TERRA


The Transportation Engineering and Road Research Alliance (TERRA) brings together government, industry, and academia in a dynamic partnership to advance innovations in road engineering and construction, including issues related to cold climates. TERRA’s research program is built on the principle of collaboration to meet research needs, and focuses on transforming the MnROAD facility from a Minnesota resource to a regional, national, and international research center. TERRA’s partnering efforts reach beyond Minnesota to include transportation organizations in other states and in Europe.

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Partnering with TERRA can help meet your organization's research needs.