VEHICLE SHOULDER ENCROACHMENT AND LATERAL PLACEMENT STUDY

This study compares the number and extent of freeway and expressway shoulder encroachments by large trucks on standard width and wider concrete pavements with bituminous shoulders. A total of 486 trucks were trailed a total of 3,241 miles under fair weather daylight conditions. Fewer pavement edge loads and bituminous shoulder loads occurred on the wider pavements.

  • Corporate Authors:

    Cornell University Medical College

    1300 York Avenue
    New York, NY  United States  14592

    Federal Highway Administration

    1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE
    Washington, DC  United States  20590
  • Authors:
    • Canner Jr, R M
    • Hale, Jamie
  • Publication Date: 1980-7

Media Info

  • Pagination: 20 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00343048
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: National Technical Information Service
  • Report/Paper Numbers: SPEC INVEST-333 Final Rpt., FHWA/MN-80/6
  • Files: NTIS, TRIS, USDOT
  • Created Date: Sep 16 1981 12:00AM