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Summary of Intelligent Compaction for HMA/WMA Paving

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

Primary Topic: Construction Technology

Description: This tech brief presents information about intelligent compaction (IC) technology and helps to promote its use throughout the United States. A companion tech brief provides an executive summary containing background information, a detailed description of IC technology, and advantages and implementation considerations. It is applicable to IC for both soil/subbase and hot-mix asphalt/warm-mix asphalt (HMA/WMA) construction. Using the findings of recent demonstration projects, this tech brief provides information that exhibits the field application of this technology for HMA/WMA paving.

FHWA Publication Number: FHWA-HIF-13-053

Publication Year: 2014

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Updated: 02/20/2015

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