PAVEMENT SLIPPERINESS

THIS IS THE FINAL REPORT FOR PROJECT 930-043 COVERING THE DEVELOPMENT OF A SPECIFICATION FOR A SKID TRAILER AND THE ANALYSIS OF THE STATE HIGHWAY DEPARTMENT IN 4 YEARS OF STATEWIDE SURVEYS OF THE SLIPPERINESS OF EXISTING PAVEMENTS USING BOTH THE DECELEROMETER AND THE TWO WHEEL SKID TRAILER. THIS DATA COVERS TESTS ON 23 DIFFERENT TYPES OF PAVEMENT SURFACES. APPROXIMATELY 14,811 TESTS WERE RUN ON THE STATEWIDE SURVEYS. THE VARIOUS TYPES OF PAVEMENTS ARE ANALYZED ON THE BASIS OF THEIR SKID NUMBERS IN RELATION TO WEAR FACTORS. THEY ARE THEN CLASSIFIED ACCORDING TO THE HIGHWAY DEPARTMENT'S CRITERIA INTO THREE DIFFERENT CLASSIFICATIONS, AS TO WHETHER THEY ARE DANGEROUS, REQUIRE CAUTION TO BE EXERCISED BY THE DRIVER WHEN THE PAVEMENT IS WET, OR POSSESS GOOD SKID RESISTANCE EVEN WHEN WET, ALSO INCLUDED IN THE REPORT IS A SUMMARY REPORT OF THE PERFORMANCE OF 28 EXPERIMENTAL PAVEMENT SURFACES IN REGARD TO THEIR SKID RESISTANCE. /DOT/

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • Contract 930-943 HPR NO 71
  • Corporate Authors:

    Auburn University

    Auburn, AL  USA  36830
  • Authors:
    • Bransford, T L
  • Publication Date: 1973-8

Media Info

  • Features: Figures; References; Tables;
  • Pagination: 116 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00207615
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Report/Paper Numbers: Final Rept
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Apr 20 1974 12:00AM