Pavement Preservation Studies Technical Advisory Guide: Summary

This document presents guidelines for establishing, monitoring, and reporting of pavement preservation experiments in California. Specifically, it provides California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) personnel with guidelines for the consistent design, construction, and monitoring of experimental sections, capturing and storing data, and interpreting and documenting the results. The following information is covered in the document: management and responsibilities; project fundamentals; experiment work plan; site selection; experiment construction; experiment monitoring; forensic investigations; laboratory testing; data analysis, reports and implementation; data management and documentation; and, example experiment work plans, checklists and forms. The guideline supplements the "Maintenance Technical Advisory Guide (MTAG)" and the "Guide to the Investigation and Remediation of Distress in Flexible Pavements" and uses information from those documents as well as past test section project evaluations located throughout the state. The document is presented in two parts; this document is a summary guide, prepared in the format of brief descriptions and checklists on key components of establishing and monitoring pavement preservation test sections.

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    • Partnered Pavement Research Program (PPRC) Contract Strategic Plan Element 3.2.9: Development of Guidelines for Effective Maintenance Treatment Evaluation Test Sections
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    University of California, Davis

    Pavement Research Center, One Shields Avenue
    Davis, CA  United States  95616

    California Department of Transportation

    Division of Research and Innovation
    1227 O Street, MS-83
    Sacramento, CA  United States  94273-0001

    California Department of Transportation

    Office of Roadway Research
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  • Publication Date: 2007-1


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  • Accession Number: 01052150
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: UC Berkeley Transportation Library
  • Report/Paper Numbers: UCPRC-GL-2005-02, S/CA/RI-2006/25b, SPE 3.2.9
  • Created Date: May 17 2007 2:52PM