Pavement Smoothness Methodologies

Pavement smoothness is probably the single most important indicator of performance from the standpoint of the traveling public. National surveys of road users list smooth pavements as a top highway characteristic. Rough or uneven pavements adversely affect driver safety, fuel efficiency, ride quality, and vehicle wear and tear. Rough pavements also negatively impact pavement durability.


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  • Accession Number: 01153188
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Report/Paper Numbers: FHWA-HRT-06-041, HRTC0-1/01-06(1M)E
  • Files: NTL, TRIS, USDOT
  • Created Date: Mar 23 2010 11:51AM