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SPS Traffic Site Evaluation -- Pilots Summary and Lessons Learned

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

Primary Topic: Traffic

Description: This document provides a summary of a series of pilots conducted in the summer and fall of 2001, to verify that the performance specifications and field procedures were feasible. The pilots looked at both piezo and bending plate sensor systems installed in asphalt and PCC pavements. Included in the pilots was one site to test the reinstallation process and a site to do a side by side comparison of the principal sensor systems, piezo and bending plate.

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Publication Year: 2002

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Updated: 02/20/2015

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