SPR-4116: Investigation of Design Alternative for the Subbase of Concrete Pavements

Project Details
STATE

IN

SOURCE

TRID

START DATE

01/01/17

END DATE

03/31/19

RESEARCHERS

Marika Santagata, Philippe Bourdeau

SPONSORS

Purdue University/Indiana Department of Transportation JHRP

KEYWORDS

concrete pavements, geosynthetics, geotextiles, settlement (structures), smoothness, Soil compaction, subbase (pavements)

Project description

The study will develop recommendations for new subbase designs based on a comprehensive review of the literature, a survey of best practices across the US and abroad and an experimental program focused on unstabilized layers alone and in combination with geotextiles.
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