MINIMIZE EARLY DETERIORATION OF BITUMINOUS CONCRETE IMPROVED ASPHALT BINDERS AND SPECIFICATIONS

THE SCOPE, OBJECTIVES, AND RESEARCH TASK PLAN OF A PROJECT TO MINIMIZE EARLY DETERIORATION OF BITUMINOUS CONCRETE ARE DESCRIBED. THE GENERAL PLAN IS TO DEVELOP IMPROVED SPECIFICATIONS AND CONSTRUCTION METHODS TO ELIMINTE PAVEMENT CRACKING, LOSS OF MATRIX, DISBONDING, AND STRIPPING. TWO SPECIFIC STUDIES ARE RECOMMENDED: DEVELOPMENT OF A LABORATORY TEST FOR DURABILITY AND DEVELOPMENT OF A METHOD TO RELATE COMPOSITION MEASURES TO PAVEMENT PERFORMANCE.

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • TASK CODE 4-A-1
  • Corporate Authors:

    Federal Highway Administration

    Office of Research and Development, 1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE
    Washington, DC  USA  20590
  • Publication Date: 1972-3-20

Media Info

Subject/Index Terms

Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00211751
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS, USDOT
  • Created Date: Aug 7 1972 12:00AM