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Publication Number: FHWA-RD-99-059
Date: FEBRUARY 1999

Performance-Related Specifications for Pcc Pavements. Volume Iv: Appendix G-Pavespec 2.0 User Guide


This report (FHWA-RD-99-059) is the fourth volume of a four-volume set of reports presenting the results of a study to further the development of performance-related specifications for portland cement concrete pavement construction.  Using the recommended performance-related specifications, a highway agency can, upon construction, predict the performance of a pavement and forecast the pavement’s life-cycle costs.   The benefits to the agency from using such specifications can be significant.   This report contains a User Guide for the computer software that assists in the development, use, and analysis of the specifications.  This report will be of interest to engineers concerned with quality assurance, specifications, and construction of concrete pavements.

Sufficient copies of this report are being distributed to provide a minimum of 3 copies to each FHWA resource center and division office, and 10 copies to each State highway agency.  Direct distribution is being made to the division offices.  Additional copies for the public are available from the National Technical Information Service (NTIS), 5285 Port Royal Road, Springfield, Virginia 22161.

James D. Cooper

Acting Director, Office of Engineering Research and Development


This document is disseminated under the sponsorship of the Department of Transportation in the interest of information exchange.  The United States Government assumes no liability for its contents or use thereof.  This report does not constitute a standard, specification, or regulation.

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