BCOA-ME

Project Details
STATE

MN

SOURCE

NC2

START DATE

09/11/08

END DATE

09/11/14

RESEARCHERS

Julie Vanden-bossche, Univ of Pittsburgh

SPONSORS

MN,IA,KS,MO, MS,NC,NY,PA,SD,TX

KEYWORDS

concrete overlays, design, whitetopping

Project description

This pooled fund study developed an improve procedure for the design of bonded concrete overlays of existing asphalt pavements (whitetoppings). Major advances included consideration of the seasonal support provided by the underlying asphalt layer, and devlopment of fatigue cracking models based on panel size.
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