THE INFLUENCE OF ASPHALTIC CEMENTS ON THE RESISTANCE TO SKIDDING OF ROLLED ASPHALT: A FULL-SCALE ROAD EXPERIMENT ON NATIONAL ROUTE N1 NORTH OF CASTLEBELLINGHAM, COUNTY LOUTH

THIS REPORT GIVES DETAILS OF A FULL-SCALE ROAD EXPERIMENT BEGUN IN OCTOBER, 1970, ON NATIONAL ROUTE N.1 NORTH OF CASTLEBELLINGHAM, CO. LOUTH, TO STUDY THE INFLUENCE OF ASPHALTIC CEMENTS ON THE RESISTANCE TO SKIDDING OF ROLLED- ASPHALT WEARING COURSES. THE EXPERIMENT CONSISTS OF TWO SECTIONS OF ROLLED ASPHALT, SIMILAR EXCEPT FOR THE TYPE OF ASPHALTIC CEMENT USED. THE ASPHALTIC CEMENTS USED FOR THE EXPERIMENTAL SECTIONS WERE 50/50 LAKE ASPHALT/PETROLEUM BITUMEN AND SHELL SR. BITUMEN RESPECTIVELY. THE SURFACINGS ARE BEING KEPT UNDER OBSERVATION AND THEIR PERFORMANCES ASSESSED. MEASUREMENTS OF THEIR RESISTANCE TO SKIDDING AND OF SURFACE DEPTH WILL BE CARRIED OUT REGULARLY. /AUTHOR/

  • Corporate Authors:

    Road Safety Board /Austria

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  • Authors:
    • SHEEDY, JPM
  • Publication Date: 1971-11

Language

  • English

Media Info

  • Features: Figures; References; Tables;
  • Pagination: 11 p.
  • Serial:
    • Issue Number: rc8

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00207665
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Transport and Road Research Laboratory (TRRL)
  • Report/Paper Numbers: R&d Rept
  • Files: ITRD, TRIS
  • Created Date: Jul 16 1974 12:00AM