EXPERIMENTAL ROAD SECTION TO PROVIDE DATA ON SULPHUR AND ASPHALT BINDER

A one-half mile section of recently rebuilt Farm-to-Market Road 2154 in College Station, Tex., has been constructed for experimental purposes with a sulphur-asphalt binding mixture. The sulphur in sulphur extended asphalt binders replaces a part of the asphalt used in conventional asphalt paving. There are two principal objectives of these field trials: to compare the benefits of sulphur-asphalt binder prepared in a mill as an emulsion with sulphur-asphalt binder prepared by by-passing the mill and comingling the molten sulphur and the hot asphalt in the pipe line leading directly to the pug-mill; and the beneficiation or upgrading of local marginal aggregates. The Texas Transportation Institute, Texas A&M University, is supervising the three-year tests.

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  • Accession Number: 00196289
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Engineering Index
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Sep 15 1979 12:00AM