This paper addresses the concept of reducing maintenance costs of asphalt pavements by proper design, construction and maintenance decisions. Design aspects emphasize proper methods to determine gradation and asphalt content. Construction discussions include proper laydown and compaction methods to achieve longevity of pavement life with minimal maintenance needs. Various maintenance methods include selection of proper maintenance procedures. Discussed are fog seals, slurry seals, overlay design and crack retention methods including surface recycling, pavement fabrics and slurry seal tack coats.

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  • Pagination: p. 113-18

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  • Accession Number: 00325021
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Engineering Index
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Apr 15 1981 12:00AM