Highway Pavement Distress Identification Manual (reprint 1986)
Primary Topic: Pavement Evaluation
Description: This manual provides standardized identification of distress types associated with four types of conventional highway pavements. These include: joint plain concrete, jointed reinforced concrete, continuously reinforced concrete, asphalt surfaced with granular or stabilized base and asphalt overlays over Portland cement concrete. Each distress type is described along with its primary mechanism, level of severity are defined, measurement criteria provided; and typical photographs of each type and severity are provided.
FHWA Publication Number: DOT-FH-11-9175
Publication Year: 1979
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