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Application Notes: LTPP Findings Pay Off for Pennsylvania

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: Pavement Maintenance

Description: Pennsylvania relies on concrete pavements as a tool to meet its customersÂ’ need for smooth, cost-effective, long-lived roadways. Indeed, Pennsylvania has 5150 km (3200 mi) of concrete pavements. To ensure that drivers get a smooth ride, several years ago, the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) adopted the practice of building its concrete pavements with skewed joints.

FHWA Publication Number: FHWA-RD-00-064

Publication Year: 2000

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Updated: 02/20/2015

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