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Publication Number: FHWA-HRT-13-089
Date: October 2013

 

Long-Term Pavement Performance Pavement Loading User Guide (LTPP PLUG)

REFERENCES

  1. AASHTO. Mechanistic-Empirical Pavement Design Guide, A Manual of Practice, Interim Edition. American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials, Washington, DC, 2008.
  2. AASHTO. Guide for Design of Pavement Structures, American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials, Washington, DC, 1993.
  3. FHWA, FHWA Traffic Monitoring Guide, 2001 Edition, page 4-6.
  4. NCHRP. Guide for Mechanistic-Empirical Design of New and Rehabilitated Pavement Structures, "Appendix AA - Traffic Loadings," National Cooperative Highway Research Program, Transportation Research Board, Washington, DC, December 1999. http://onlinepubs.trb.org/onlinepubs/archive/mepdg/guide.htm.
  5. NCHRP Report 538. Traffic Data Collection, Analysis, and Forecasting for Mechanistic Pavement Design, National Research Council, Transportation Research Board, Washington, DC, 2005.
  6. NCHRP Report 509. Equipment for Collecting Traffic Load Data, National Research Council, Transportation Research Board, Washington, DC. 2004.
  7. ASTM. Standard Specification for Highway Weigh-in-Motion (WIM) Systems with User Requirements and Test Method. ASTM Committee E-17 on Vehicle-Pavement Systems, ASTM Designation E 1318-02, West Conshohocken, PA, 2002.
  8. LTPP Field Operations Guide for SPS WIM Sites, Version 1.0. Federal Highway Administration, McLean, VA, May 2009.
  9. Long-Term Pavement Performance Information Management System: LTAS Database User Reference Guide, Federal Highway Administration, McLean, VA, November 2009.
  10. Selezneva, O.I., Ayres, M., Hallenbeck, M., Ramachandran, A., Shirazi, H., and H. Von Quintus, "MEPDG Traffic Loading Defaults Derived from LTPP Transportation Pooled Fund Study." Publication No. FHWA-HRT-13-090. In review.

 


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