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Publication Number: FHWA-HRT-08-056
Date: November 2008

LTPP Manual for Profile Measurements and Processing

APPENDIX D. STANDARD FORMS FOR DIPSTICK® MEASUREMENTS

LTPP Dipstick Data Collection Form
Longitudinal Profile Form DS-1
Measurement Information and Closure Computation
State Code [ __ __ ]
LTPP Section [ __ __ __ __ ]
Date (dd/mmm/yy) __ __ / __ __ __ / __ __

 

Dipstick Serial Number: [ _ _ _ _ _ ] Dipstick Model Number: 1500/2000/2200 Dipstick Fitted With 32 mm footpads? ___

Footpad Spacing (mm): [ _ _ _ . _ _ ] Operator: [ _ _ ] Recorder: [ _ _ ]

Site Type: GPS/SPS/WIM/Other Surface Type: [ _ - _ _ ] Pavement Condition: V.GOOD/GOOD/FAIR/POOR

Road Name: Lane: Inside/Outside

Direction: NORTH/EAST/SOUTH/WEST Cloud Conditions: CLEAR/P. CLOUDY/CLOUDY

Start Air Temperature: °C End Air Temperature: °C Average Air Temperature: °C

Weather Comment: ___________________________________________________________________________

Start Time (military): : __ __ Stop Time (military): : __ __

Closure Error Computation

 

Right Wheel Path Left Wheel Path  
No Elevation Sum No Elevation Sum  
O1   I1    
O2   I2    
O3   I3   Traffic Control
O4   I4   Crew:
O5   I5    
O6   I6    
O7   I7    
O8   I8    
O9   I9    
O10   I10    
O11   I11    
O12   I12    
O13   I13   Other Personnel
O14   I14   At Site:
O15   I15    
O16   I16    
O17   I17    
O18   I18    
O19   I19    
O20   I20    
Total O1 to O20 OA Total I1 to I20 IA  
Transverse Sum T2 OB Transverse Sum T1 IB Closure Error
Total OA+OB OC Total IA + IB IC OC+IC

 

LTPP Dipstick Data Collection Form

Longitudinal Profile Form

DS-2Reading 1 to 100

State Code [ __ __ ]LTPP

Section ID [ __ __ __ __ ]

Date (dd/mmm/yy) [ __ __ / __ __ __ / __ __ ]

 

Reading No. Reading (mm) Reading No. Reading (mm) Reading No. Reading (mm) Reading No. Reading (mm.)
  RWP Down Arrow LWP Up Arrow   RWP Down Arrow LWP Up Arrow   RWP Down Arrow LWP Up Arrow   RWP Down Arrow

LWP Up Arrow

                       
1     26     51     76    
2     27     52     77    
3     28     53     78    
4     29     54     79    
5     30     55     80    
6     31     56     81    
7     32     57     82    
8     33     58     83    
9     34     59     84    
10     35     60     85    
11     36     61     86    
12     37     62     87    
13     38     63     88    
14     39     64     89    
15     40     65     90    
16     41     66     91    
17     42     67     92    
18     43     68     93    
19     44     69     94    
20     45     70     95    
21     46     71     96    
22     47     72     97    
23     48     73     98    
24     49     74     99    
25     50     75     100    
Sum O1 I1   O2 I2   O3 I3   O4

I4

Transverse Closure Measurements from Left Wheel Path to Right Wheel Path at Station 0+00

 

Trnasverse Position

Sum

 

LWP-1

1-2

2-3

3-4

4-5

5 - CC

CC - RWP

 

Reading (mm)

             

T1

 

LTPP Dipstick Data Collection Form

Longitudinal Profile Form DS-3

Reading 101 to 200

State Code [ __ __ ]

LTPP Section ID [ __ __ __ __ ]

Date (dd/mmm/yy) [ __ __ / __ __ __ / __ __ ]

 

Reading No

Reading (mm)

Reading No

Reading (mm)

Reading No

Reading (mm)

Reading No

Reading (mm)

 

RWP Down Arrow

LWP Up Arrow

 

RWP Down Arrow

LWP Up Arrow

 

RWP Down Arrow

LWP Up Arrow

 

RWP Down Arrow

LWP Up Arrow

                       

101

   

126

   

151

   

176

   

102

   

127

   

152

   

177

   

103

   

128

   

153

   

178

   

104

   

129

   

154

   

179

   

105

   

130

   

155

   

180

   

106

   

131

   

156

   

181

   

107

   

132

   

157

   

182

   

108

   

133

   

158

   

183

   

109

   

134

   

159

   

184

   

110

   

135

   

160

   

185

   

111

   

136

   

161

   

186

   

112

   

137

   

162

   

187

   

113

   

138

   

163

   

188

   

114

   

139

   

164

   

189

   

115

   

140

   

165

   

190

   

116

   

141

   

166

   

191

   

117

   

142

   

167

   

192

   

118

   

143

   

168

   

193

   

119

   

144

   

169

   

194

   

120

   

145

   

170

   

195

   

121

   

146

   

171

   

196

   

122

   

147

   

172

   

197

   

123

   

148

   

173

   

198

   

124

   

149

   

174

   

199

   

125

   

150

   

175

   

200

   

Sum

O5

I5

 

O6

I6

 

O7

I7

 

O8

I8

 

LTPP Dipstick Data Collection Form

Longitudinal Profile Form DS-4

Readings 201 to 300

State Code [ __ __ ]

LTPP Section ID [ __ __ __ __ ]

Date (dd/mmm/yy) [ __ __ / __ __ __ / __ __ ]

 

Reading No.

Reading (mm)

Reading No.

Reading (mm)

Reading No.

Reading (mm)

Reading No.

Reading (mm)

 

RWP Down Arrow

LWP Up Arrow

 

RWP Down Arrow

LWP Up Arrow

 

RWP Down Arrow

LWP Up Arrow

 

RWP Down Arrow

LWP Up Arrow

                       

201

   

226

   

251

   

276

   

202

   

227

   

252

   

277

   

203

   

228

   

253

   

278

   

204

   

229

   

254

   

279

   

205

   

230

   

255

   

280

   

206

   

231

   

256

   

281

   

207

   

232

   

257

   

282

   

208

   

233

   

258

   

283

   

209

   

234

   

259

   

284

   

210

   

235

   

260

   

285

   

211

   

236

   

261

   

286

   

212

   

237

   

262

   

287

   

213

   

238

   

263

   

288

   

214

   

239

   

264

   

289

   

215

   

240

   

265

   

290

   

216

   

241

   

266

   

291

   

217

   

242

   

267

   

292

   

218

   

243

   

268

   

293

   

219

   

244

   

269

   

294

   

220

   

245

   

270

   

295

   

221

   

246

   

271

   

296

   

222

   

247

   

272

   

297

   

223

   

248

   

273

   

298

   

224

   

249

   

274

   

299

   

225

   

250

   

275

   

300

   

Sum

O9

I9

 

O10

I10

 

O11

I11

 

O12

I12

 

LTPP Dipstick Data Collection Form

Longitudinal Profile Form DS-5

Readings 301 to 400

State Code [ __ __ ]

LTPP Section ID [ __ __ __ __ ]

Date (dd/mmm/yy) [ __ __ / __ __ __ / __ __ ]

 

Reading No.

Reading (mm)

Reading No

Reading (mm)

Reading No

Reading (mm)

Reading No.

Reading (mm)

 

RWP Down Arrow

LWP Up Arrow

 

RWP Down Arrow

LWP Up Arrow

 

RWP Down Arrow

LWP Up Arrow

 

RWP Down Arrow

LWP Up Arrow

                       

301

   

326

   

351

   

376

   

302

   

327

   

352

   

377

   

303

   

328

   

353

   

378

   

304

   

329

   

354

   

379

   

305

   

330

   

355

   

380

   

306

   

331

   

356

   

381

   

307

   

332

   

357

   

382

   

308

   

333

   

358

   

383

   

309

   

334

   

359

   

384

   

310

   

335

   

360

   

385

   

311

   

336

   

361

   

386

   

312

   

337

   

362

   

387

   

313

   

338

   

363

   

388

   

314

   

339

   

364

   

389

   

315

   

340

   

365

   

390

   

316

   

341

   

366

   

391

   

317

   

342

   

367

   

392

   

318

   

343

   

368

   

393

   

319

   

344

   

369

   

394

   

320

   

345

   

370

   

395

   

321

   

346

   

371

   

396

   

322

   

347

   

372

   

397

   

323

   

348

   

373

   

398

   

324

   

349

   

374

   

399

   

325

   

350

   

375

   

400

   

Sum

O13

I13

 

O14

I14

 

O15

I15

 

O16

I16

 

LTPP Manual Dipstick Data Collection Form

Longitudinal Profile Form DS-6

Station 401 to 500

State Code [ __ __ ]

LTPP Section ID [ __ __ __ __ ]

Date (dd/mmm/yy) [ __ __ / __ __ __ / __ __ ]

 

Reading No Reading (mm) Reading No Reading (mm) Reading No Reading (mm) Reading No Reading (mm)
  RWP Down Arrow LWP Up Arrow   RWP Down Arrow LWP Up Arrow   RWP Down Arrow LWP Up Arrow   RWP Down Arrow LWP Up Arrow
                       
401     426    

451

   

476

   
402     427    

452

   

477

   
403     428    

453

   

478

   
404     429    

454

   

479

   
405     430    

455

   

480

   
406     431    

456

   

481

   
407     432    

457

   

482

   
408     433    

458

   

483

   
409     434    

459

   

484

   
410     435    

460

   

485

   
411     436    

461

   

486

   
412     437    

462

   

487

   
413     438    

463

   

488

   
414     439    

464

   

489

   
415     440    

465

   

490

   
416     441    

466

   

491

   
417     442    

467

   

492

   
418     443    

468

   

493

   
419     444    

469

   

494

   
420     445    

470

   

495

   
421     446    

471

   

496

   
422     447    

472

   

497

   
423     448    

473

   

498

   
424     449    

474

   

499

   
425     450    

475

   

500

   
Sum

O17

I17

 

O18

I18

 

O19

I19

 

O20

I20

Transverse Closure Measurements from Right Wheel Path to Left Wheel Path at Station (152.40 m)

 

Transverse Position

Sum

 

RWP-1

1-2

2-3

3-4

4-5

5 - CC

CC -LWP

 

Reading (mm)

             

T2

 

LTPP Dipstick Data Collection Form

Longitudinal Profile Form DS-7

Pre/Post Measurement Zero and Calibration Checks

State Code [ __ __ ]

LTPP Section ID [ __ __ __ __ ]

Date (dd/mmm/yy) [ __ __ / __ __ __ / __ __ ]

Operator: __________________________________Employer: __________________________

Dipstick Serial Number: _____________________Diameter of Dipstick Foot Pad: __ __ . __ __ mm

Pre Measurement Checks

Time (military): __ __ : __ __ Automated Dipstick - Zero Check Performed:

Zero Check - Manual Dipstick

Calibration Check

Measurement

Reading (mm)

Measurement

Reading (mm)

First Reading

 

First Reading

 

Second Reading after 180° Rotation

 

Second Reading on Calibration Block

 

First + Second Reading

A

Second Reading - 3.2 - First Reading

B

Notes:

A. First + Second Reading must be less than ± 0.1. If not, adjust the start pin as suggested in the LTPP Profile Measurement Manual and repeat zero check.

B. Second Reading - 3.2 - First Reading must be less than ± 0.1. If not, notify the RSC office and contact Face Company for repair.

Post Measurement Checks

Time (military): __ __ : __ __

Zero Check

Calibration Check

Measurement

Reading (mm)

Measurement

Reading (mm)

First Reading

 

First Reading

 

Second Reading after 180° Rotation

 

Second Reading on Calibration Block

 

First + Second Reading

A

Second Reading - 3.2 - First Reading

B

Notes:

A. First + Second Reading must be less than ± 0.1. If not, discard data as suspect, adjust the start pin as suggested in the LTPP Profile Measurement Manual, repeat zero check until it passes, perform calibration check and if it passes, resurvey section.

B. Second Reading - 3.2 - First Reading must be less than ± 0.1. If not, notify the RSC office and contact Face Company for repair.

Comments:

LTPP Dipstick® Data Collection Form Dipstick® Serial #: [ ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ ] Dipstick® Model #: [ ___ ___ ___ ___ ]
Transverse Profile Operator: [ ___ ___ ] Recorder: [ ___ ___ ] Site Type: [ ___ ___ ___ ] Visit:[ ___ ___ ___ ]
Form DS-8 Surface Type: [ ___ - ___ ___ ] Condition: ________________

 

State Code[ ___ ___ ]
LTPP Section ID [ ___ ___ ___ ___ ]
Date (dd/mmm/yy)[ __ __ / __ __ __ / __ __ ]

 

Road Name:

Lane:

Outside / Inside (Circle One)

Direction:

[ ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ ]

Clouds:

____________

Temperature:

[ ___ ___ . ___ ]

Weather Comment:

 

Location Dipstick® Readings Sum Closure
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16
0.00                                    
                                 
Difference                                  
15.24                                    
                                 
Difference                                  
30.48                                    
                                 
Difference                                  
45.72                                    
                                 
Difference                                  
60.96                                    
                                 
Difference                                  
76.20                                    
                                 
Difference                                  
91.44                                    
                                 
Difference                                  
106.68                                    
                                 
Difference                                  
121.92                                    
                                 
Difference                                  
137.16                                    
                                 
Difference                                  
152.40                                    
                                 
Difference                                  

 

LTPP Dipstick Operations
LTPP Major Maintenance/Repair
Form DS-10
Region   [ ___ ___ ]
Serial Number   [ ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ ]
Scheduled   [ YES / NO ]

 

DS-10

Problem Identification / Scheduled Maintenance
Equipment:  _____________________________________________________________________
Description:  _____________________________________________________________________
________________________________________________________________________________
________________________________________________________________________________
________________________________________________________________________________
Performed By:   _______________________________

Date:   [ __ __ / __ __ __ / __ __ __ __ ]

Start Time:   [ __ __ : __ __ ]

End Time:   [ __ __ : __ __ ]

 


Troubleshooting
Description:  _____________________________________________________________________
________________________________________________________________________________
________________________________________________________________________________
________________________________________________________________________________
________________________________________________________________________________
________________________________________________________________________________
Performed By:   _______________________________

Date:   [ __ __ / __ __ __ / __ __ __ __ ]

Start Time:   [ __ __ : __ __ ]

End Time:   [ __ __ : __ __ ]

Hours:   _______________________________

 


Reporting
Referred to:  _____________________________________________________________________
________________________________________________________________________________
________________________________________________________________________________
Actions (Return/Order Parts):  ______________________________________________________
________________________________________________________________________________
________________________________________________________________________________
Performed By:   _______________________________

Date:   [ __ __ / __ __ __ / __ __ __ __ ]

Time:   [ __ __ : __ __ ]


Date:   [ __ __ / __ __ __ / __ __ __ __ ]

Time:   [ __ __ : __ __ ]

 

 


Service
Description (Repairs Performed/Replacement Part Information):  ___________________________
________________________________________________________________________________
________________________________________________________________________________
________________________________________________________________________________
Agency Performing Maintenance::  __________________________________________________
________________________________________________________________________________
________________________________________________________________________________
________________________________________________________________________________
Performed By:   _______________________________

Date:   [ __ __ / __ __ __ / __ __ __ __ ]

Start Time:   [ __ __ : __ __ ]

End Time:   [ __ __ : __ __ ]

Hours:   _______________________________

Total Cost:   [ $__ __ __ __ __ __ __ __ __ ]

 


Verification
Description (Check/Calibration):  ______________________________________________
________________________________________________________________________________
________________________________________________________________________________
________________________________________________________________________________
________________________________________________________________________________
________________________________________________________________________________
________________________________________________________________________________
Performed By:   _______________________________

Date:   [ __ __ / __ __ __ / __ __ __ __ ]

Start Time:   [ __ __ : __ __ ]

End Time:   [ __ __ : __ __ ]

Hours:   _______________________________

 


Return to Service
Status:    _______________________________________________________________________
________________________________________________________________________________
Performed By:   _______________________________

Date:   [ __ __ / __ __ __ / __ __ __ __ ]

 


 

LTPP Dipstick Operations
Air Temperature Probe Calibration Check
Longitudinal Profile Form DS-11
Region   [ ___ ___ ]
Probe Serial Number   [ ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ ]
NIST Serial Number   [ ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ ]
Date:   [ __ __ / __ __ __ / __ __ __ __ ]
Scheduled   [ YES / NO ]

 

DS-11

Ambient Temperature Check - Trial # 1

Time [ __ __ : __ __ ]
Air Probe [ __ __ __ °C ]
NIST Thermometer [ __ __ __ °C ]
Is Air Probe within ± 2°C of NIST
Thermometer? 1 [ YES / NO ]
1 If yes, Trial # 2 and Trial # 3 are not required.

Ambient Temperature Check - Trial # 2

Time [ __ __ : __ __ ]
Air Probe [ __ __ __ °C ]
NIST Thermometer [ __ __ __ °C ]
Is Air Probe within ± 2°C of NIST
Thermometer? 2 [ YES / NO ]
2 If yes, Trial # 3 are not required.

Ambient Temperature Check - Trial # 3

Time [ __ __ : __ __ ]
Air Probe [ __ __ __ °C ]
NIST Thermometer [ __ __ __ °C ]
Is Air Probe within ± 2°C of NIST
Thermometer? 3 [ YES / NO ]
3 If no, air probe is unacceptable.

Cold Temperature Check

Is Cold Temperature Check required? [ YES / NO ]
Air Probe [ __ __ __ °C ]
Is Air Probe Measurement 0 °C ± 2 °C4[ YES / NO ]
4 If no, air probe is unacceptable.

 

Performed by:   _____________ Employer:   _____________

 

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