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A Synopsis on the Current Equipment Used for Measuring Pavement Smoothness

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

Primary Topic: Surface and Other Considerations

Description: Document is intended to inform the non-pavement specialist of the various devices used for measuring pavement smoothness. This synopsis provides information on the equipment, characteristics, capabilities, and costs. It is not meant to elaborate on the technical aspects of measuring pavement smoothness.

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Publication Year: 2001

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Updated: 02/20/2015

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