Pavement Design Practices in Virginia

by K.E. Ellison,

Serial Information: Journal of the Highway Division, 1959, Vol. 85, Issue 3, Pg. 27-36

Document Type: Journal Paper


Virginia uses modified CBR method for designing highway pavements; primary and Interstate Systems are divided into 6 classes on weight and volume of truck traffic; design wheel loads vary from 9000 to 24, 000 lb depending on anticipated traffic; secondary system is divided into 4 classes with wheel loads from 4000 to 12,000 lb.

Subject Headings: Pavement design | Vehicle loads | Traffic volume | Load factors | Vehicle-pavement interaction | Highways and roads | Trucks | Virginia | United States

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