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Performance-Related Specifications for PCC Pavements - Volume I: Practical Guide, Final Report and Appendix A

Research/Reference: useful for researchers doing further work in the pavement area as well as those developing improved testing and design procedures. Includes documents of historical value.

Primary Topic: Rigid Pavement

Description: Background work on preliminary development of performance related specifications and implementation for jointed-plain concrete pavement (JPCP) highways. Volume I has concepts and step-by-step guidelines. Additional Volumes: Volume II: Appendix B - Field Demonstrations (FHWA-RD-98-156) Volume III: Appendices C Through F (FHWA-RD-98-171) Volume IV: Appendix G - PaveSpec 2.0 User Guide (FHWA-RD-99-059) Updated information available in "Improved Prediction Models for PCC Pavement Performance-Related Specifications", Volume I (FHWA-RD-00-130); & II (FHWA-RD-00-131).

FHWA Publication Number: FHWA-RD-98-155

Publication Year: 1998

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