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

Project Details
STATUS

Completed

START DATE

05/01/06

END DATE

04/30/07

RESEARCH CENTERS InTrans, CTRE, PROSPER
SPONSORS

Iowa Department of Transportation

Researchers
Principal Investigator
Halil Ceylan

Director, PROSPER

Co-Principal Investigator
Omar Smadi

Director, CTRE

Co-Principal Investigator
Kasthurirangan Gopalakrishnan

Associate Director, PROSPER

About the research

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.

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