In the Strategic Highway Research Program (SHRP) project H-101, the effectiveness of chip seals and slurry seals (as well as crack sealing and thin overlay) is being assessed at 81 asphalt pavement test sites located on in-service highways in 29 states. The program has divided the United States and part of Canada into 4 regions in which one contractor will do all the sites. In addition to chip sealing in 3 of the 4 regions, contractor members of the International Slurry Surfacing Association are performing slurry seal work. The regions are classified as dry-freeze, dry-no freeze, wet-freeze and wet-no freeze to study various extremes of climate. The research will help answer questions relating to when pavements should be sealed, and cost effectiveness.

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    Scranton Gillette Communications

    380 E Northwest Highway, Suite 200
    Des Planes, IL  United States  60016-2282
  • Authors:
    • Eaton, M
  • Publication Date: 1990-12

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  • Accession Number: 00603276
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Jan 31 1991 12:00AM