Construction Materials Control - AASHO Road Test

by James F. Shook,

Serial Information: Journal of the Soil Mechanics and Foundations Division, 1959, Vol. 85, Issue 5, Pg. 15-30

Document Type: Journal Paper


A brief description of some of the test methods and statistical quality control procedures used during construction of the AASHO Test Road is given. Emphasis has been placed on control of compaction of the earth embankment and the granular subbase and base courses.

Subject Headings: Construction materials | Infrastructure construction | Material tests | Highways and roads | Construction methods | Statistics | Quality control | Compacted soils

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