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David Shearer

Field Operations Specialist


  • Larson Transportation Institute

205 Research Building D


Interest Areas:

materials handling, Driving Surface Aggregate aggregate formulation and placement, trailmix development, Environmentally sensitive maintenance of Dirt and Gravel Roads training.






The Thomas D. Larson Pennsylvania Transportation Institute is Penn State’s transportation research center. Since its founding in 1968, the Larson Institute has maintained a threefold mission of research, education, and service. The Institute brings together top faculty, world-class facilities and enterprising students from across the University in partnership with public and private stakeholders to address critical transportation-related problems.

Thomas D. Larson Pennsylvania Transportation Institute

201 Transportation Research Building

The Pennsylvania State University

University Park, PA 16802-4710

Phone: 814-865-1891