AASHO Road Test

Contains 3 videos: 1. Construction and materials; 2. Pavement research; 3. Road to better roads. 'Construction and materials' illustrates the methods of construction of the 27-million-dollar AASHO Road Test. Records the quality and control features that were built into each tangent of rigid and flexible pavement, and explains the objectives of the research program. 'Pavement research' covers the objectives, methods, and principal results of the AASHO Road Test, showing how the pavement loops were tested under specific loads at known speeds, how the roads stood up to the tests, and the method used to measure serviceability. 'The road to better roads' explains the kind of research done in highway construction, showing the variety of programs involved. Describes the construction and operation of the AASHO Road Test, and shows the accumulation and processing of data.

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  • Corporate Authors:

    United States Bureau of Public Roads


    American Association of State Highway Officials (AASHTO)


    American Association of State Highway Officials

  • Publication Date: 1962


  • English

Media Info

  • Pagination: 1 DVD

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 01386146
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: ARRB
  • Files: ITRD, ATRI
  • Created Date: Aug 22 2012 8:26PM