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An Investment Benefiting America's Highways: The Long Term Pavement Performance Program

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: More than a decade ago, the States, the Federal Government, and the Canadian Provinces invested in a 20-year pavement research program. Dubbed the Long Term Pavement Performance (LTPP) program, its primary goal is to provide data and products that extend pavement life at a reasonable cost. What's the value of this research? Why is pavement so important?.

FHWA Publication Number: FHWA-RD-01-094

Publication Year: 2001

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Updated: 02/20/2015

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