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Improved Prediction Models for PCC Pavement Performance-Related Specifications, Volume I: Final Report

General Interest: provides practical guidance to engineers responsible for the day-to-day design, construction, rehabilitation, maintenance, and management of pavements.

Primary Topic: Rigid Pavement

Description: Report on study that improved distress prediction models for performance related specification (PRS) of JPCP construction. The PRS software PaveSpec was also upgraded and includes tools to produce project-specific pay charts to assess risks for both agency and contractor. Document provides guidelines to calibrate distress models for local conditions. Volume II has user's guide to PaveSpec 3.0 FHWA-RD-00-131.

FHWA Publication Number: FHWA-RD-00-130

Publication Year: 2000

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Updated: 02/20/2015

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