Filling the Cracks
Engineers, highway officials, and manufacturers are working together to develop new products to rehabilitate cracked bridge decks. Polymer concrete overlays are among the many remedies...

Pavements: Unit Price Did Not Apply

Erratum for Asphalt Pavement Modifiers

New Runways Take Off
The two mile long runway 9-27, now being constructed at Houston Intercontinental Airport, was built for about 30% ($7 million) less than if designed conventionally. Rather than concrete...

Solutions for Pavement Rehabilitation Problems
Preservation of our nation's highways is the goal of highway civil engineers in the decades to come. The public travels on pavements and this important part of the system...

Managing the Highway System
There is a general feeling that increased emphasis on highway management is a promising approach to dealing with a series of apparent issues and trends: The inflating costs of substantial...

Pavement Management Systems for Urban Areas
Pavements represent the largest public investment for most urban-area governmental jurisdictions. The magnitude of this investment requires that the expenditure of funds to maintain pavements...

Life Cycle Analysis
Of all the infrastructure elements, pavement performance has probably received more research than any. Similarly, there has been more application of pavement research. The concepts that...

Infrastructure Management and Planning for the City of Seattle
This paper summarizes the current planning effort that the City of Seattle's Engineering Department (SED) is undertaking for Transportation Infrastructure Management. The...

Biggest Highway Rebuild
The reconstruction of the Wisconsin Interstate 90 and 94 involved 32 miles of 6-lane pavement. Most of the concrete aggregate for the job was recycled concrete pavement and all pavement...

Evaluation of Structures by Dynamic Load Testing
The Frequency Sweep Method for the evaluation of structures by dynamic load testing was developed by the senior author. It is a non-destructive testing (NDT) method that was originally...

New Pavement from Old Concrete
Recycling portland cement concrete has gained momentum as an alternative to resurfacing aging highway and airfield pavements. Recycling cuts down rawmaterial requirements, reduces the...

Roller Compacted Concrete
Roller compacted concrete has emerged recently as an economical material and rapid method of construction for use in gravity dams, overflow structures and heavy duty pavements. The economics...

LAX Engineers Beat the Clock
Foreign and domestic crowds flying in for the Olympics were no problem for the Los Angeles Airport (LAX), thanks to the expansion and improvements completed a month earlier. LAX more than...

Microcomputers in Highway Drainage Design
This paper discusses some of the benefits and uses of microcomputers in highway drainage design and discusses the programs presently being developed. Subjects covered include hydrologic...

Tensile Fracture and Fatigue of Cement Stabilized Soil
Portland cement stabilized soil is widely used as a base material for roads, airfields, and similar structures. Cracking in this material is studied using fracture mechanics concepts....

Rigid Pavement Rehabilitation: Interstate 95?Duval County, Florida
Rehabilitation studies have been conducted on Interstate 95 in Duval County, Florida. The rigid, unreinforced pavements were constructed in the late 1950's and 1940's....

Vehicle Induced Ground Motion

Frost Heave of Full-Depth Asphalt Concrete Pavements

Basic Considerations for the Planning and Implementation of an Urban Area Traffic Sign and Pavement Marking Microcomputer Based Inventory and Record Keeping System
This paper presents basic concepts and operations which are necessary to put into place a microcomputer based inventory system. The paper briefly examines past experience, discusses microcomputer...

 

 

 

 

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