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Testing Iowa Asphalt Mixtures for the AASHTO Mechanistic-Empirical Pavement Design Procedure


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Project status

In progress

Start date: 05/01/06
End date: 11/30/07


Sponsor(s): Iowa Department of Transportation

About the research

Abstract: Research objectives are to design and implement a laboratory study to evaluate asphalt mixtures commonly used in Iowa by using the Superpave Simple Performance Test(s). The study will provide a summary of material property values for use in the AASHTO Guide for the Design of New and Rehabilitated Pavement Structures.