EXPERIMENTAL SAND-ASPHALT SURFACE

THE SKIDDING CHARACTERISTICS OF A NUMBER OF KENTUCKY PAVEMENT PROJECTS EMPLOYING SAND-ASPHALT ARE REPORTED, AND CONCLUSIONS REGARDING SPECIFICATIONS FOR SUCH SURFACES ARE DRAWN, AMONG WHICH ARE THE FOLLOWING: DEFINITION OF DESIRED PARTICLE SHAPE INVOLVES VISUAL JUDGMENT; LIMESTONE SANDS CANNOT BE ADMITTED, EXCEPT POSSIBLY AS FINE MINERAL FILLER; BLENDING OF SANDS QUALIFYING IN SHAPE AND COMPOSITION SHOULD BE PERMISSIVE; SAND-ASPHALT SURFACING MAY BE SPECIFIED ON NEW CONSTRUCTION OR DEFERRED UNTIL NEEDS; AND THE IMPLEMENTATION OF SAND-ASPHALT INTO RESURFACING WORK INVOLVES LEVELING THE EXISTING SURFACE.

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  • Supplemental Notes:
    • Res Rept, 26 PHOT, 7 REF, 2 APP
  • Corporate Authors:

    Kentucky Department Highways

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  • Authors:
    • Florence, R L
    • Southgate, H F
  • Publication Date: 1970-10

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  • Accession Number: 00211632
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS, STATEDOT
  • Created Date: Jul 2 1971 12:00AM