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Validation of Pavement Performance Models for the Mechanistic-Empirical Pavement Design Guide

Researcher(s)

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Project status

Completed

Start date: 05/01/06
End date: 04/30/07

Publications

Report: Validation of Pavement Performance Models for the Mechanistic-Empirical Pavement Design Guide (1.61 mb pdf) November 2012

Sponsor(s)/partner(s)

Sponsor(s): Iowa Department of Transportation

About the research

Abstract:

The objective of this research is to determine whether the performance models used in the Mechanistic-Empirical Pavement Design Guide provide a reasonable prediction of actual performance, and if the desired accuracy or correspondence exists between predicted and monitored performance for Iowa conditions.