SKID RESISTANCE

THE HIGHLY VARIABLE CHARACTERISTICS OF PAVEMENT SURFACES MAKE WET-SKID RESISTANCE DIFFICULT TO PREDICT BECAUSE OF THE IMPACTS OF POLISHING BY TRAFFIC, STUDDED SNOW TIRES, CLIMATIC CONDITIONS, AND THE AGING OF PAVEMENT SURFACES. THE PESENT REPORT IS AN ATTEMPT TO IDENTIFY AND DESCRIBE THOSE FACTORS FOUND TO BE MOST SIGNIFICANTLY RELATED TO PAVEMENT SKID RESISTANCE. IT DISCUSSES THEM FROM THE STANDPOINT OF THE DESIGN AND CONSTRUCTION OF SKID-RESISTANT SURFACES, MAINTENANCE OF PAVEMENT SKID RESITANCE, AND MEASUREMENT OF SKID RESITANCE. THE TEN CHAPTERS HAVE THE FOLLOWING HEADINGS: WHAT SKID RESISTANCE IS, SKID RESISTANCE REQUIREMENTS, METHODS OF SKID RESISTANCE MEASUREMENT, CHARACTERISTICS OF SKID-RESITANT SURFACES, DETERIORIATION OF SKID RESISTANCE, DESIGN AND CONSTRUCTION OF SKID-RESISTANT SURFACE, MAINTENANCE OF PAVEMENT SKID RESISTANCE, SKID RESISTANCE CONTROL PRINCIPLES, SKID RESISTANCE SURVEYS, AND LOWERING SKID RESISTANCE REQUIREMENTS. THE APPENDIX SUMMARIZES EXISTING PRACTICES AND SOLUTIONS WITH RESPECT TO SLIPPERY PAVEMENTS.

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  • Publication Date: 1972

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  • Pagination: 66 p.
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  • Accession Number: 00207505
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Report/Paper Numbers: HS-014 255
  • Files: HSL, TRIS, TRB, ATRI
  • Created Date: May 7 1973 12:00AM