Nondestructive Testing Cuts Runway Rehab Costs

by James J. Pantina, (M.ASCE), Engr.; Nai C. Yang & Assoc., Cleveland, Ohio,

Serial Information: Civil Engineering—ASCE, 1983, Vol. 53, Issue 11, Pg. 43-45

Document Type: Feature article


Nondestructive testing of an asphalt overlay of a crosswind runway at Kansas City International Airport not only reduced construction costs and runway downtime, but proved that only the first half of a planned two stage project was necessary. The design, construction, testing and evaluation procedures are described. A summary of the economic analysis and testing costs of the process are also described.

Subject Headings: Airport and airfield pavements | Pavement overlays | Nondestructive tests | Construction management | Construction costs | Urban areas | Urban and regional development

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