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SHRP/LTPP FWD Calibration Protocol

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

Primary Topic: Pavement Evaluation

Description: This document describes the procedure for calibration of falling weight deflectometers (FWDs) which was originally developed by the Strategic Highway Research Program (SHRP). This protocol is now administered by the Long-Term Pavement Performance (LTPP) Division in the Federal Highway Administration.

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Publication Year: 1994

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