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Measurement of Dowel Bar Response in Rigid Pavement General Interest: provides practical guidance to engineers responsible for the day-to-day design, construction, rehabilitation, maintenance, and management of pavements. 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: Rigid Pavement

Description: This report summarizes findings from a project which instrumented and installed a total of 12 dowel bars in an in-service pavement and monitored their response under environmental cycling and dynamic loading. An examination of this data might provide some insight into the reasons for premature distress in the concrete slabs.

FHWA Publication Number: ORITE-1 (FHWA)

Publication Year: 1999

Document Links: PDF (file size: 9 mb)



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