COMMENTS ON THIN OVERLAYS, PAVED SHOULDERS, BLACK BASES AND ASPHALT IN HYDRAULICS

BLACK BASES ARE CURRENTLY BEING USED IN MANY STATES WITH GOOD RESULTS. THE BLACK BASE SECTIONS AT AASHO ARE SHOWING EXCELLENT PERFORMANCE AND IT IS ANTICIPATED ANTICIPATED THAT THE AASHO REPORT WILL CREATE A 'SWING' TOWARD BLACK BASES. BLACK BASES SHOW SUPERIOR PERFORMANCE BECAUSE OF: (1) BETTER DISTRIBUTION OF STRESS OF THE SUBGRADE; (2) LESS COMPACTION UNDER TRAFFIC; AND (3) NO DISTRESS FROM FROST.

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • Qip 25, 9 pP
  • Corporate Authors:

    National Asphalt Pavement Association

    5100 Forbes Boulevard
    Lanham, MD  USA  20706-4407
  • Authors:
    • Foster, C R
  • Publication Date: 1960-11

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00210893
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Highway Research Board Bibliography
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Feb 8 1971 12:00AM