This report covers work accomplished in two phases for the above named project and contract number. Phase I presents the skid characteristics of 19 hot mixed dense-graded, asphaltic concrete overlay projects placed primarily to improve the riding surface. The deterioration of the skid resistance with time and traffic, mix properties and their skid characteristics, and the merits of photo-interpretation of the surface texture are discussed. Phase II presents a statistical and economical evaluation of running statewide skid resitance inventory for Louisiana. The final method of running such an inventory is presented. /Author/

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  • Supplemental Notes:
    • Sponsored by and conducted in cooperation with DOT, Federal Highway Administration.
  • Corporate Authors:

    Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development

    1201 Capitol Access Road, P.O. Box 94245
    Baton Rouge, LA  United States  70804-9245
  • Authors:
    • Walters, W C
  • Publication Date: 1977-6

Media Info

  • Features: Appendices; Figures; References; Tables;
  • Pagination: 92 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00176775
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Federal Highway Administration
  • Report/Paper Numbers: FHWA-LA-112 Final Rpt., FCP 41H2044
  • Contract Numbers: La. Study No. 69-1G
  • Created Date: Jun 14 1978 12:00AM