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Project Information
Project ID:   FHWA-PROJ-10-0027
Project Name:   Performance of Conventional Hot-Mix Asphalt Overlays and High Reclaimed Asphalt Pavement Content Overlays
Project Status:   Terminated
Start Date:  June 16, 2010
End Date:  March 14, 2012
Contact Information
Last Name:  Gibson
First Name:  Nelson H
Telephone:  202-493-3073
E-mail:  nelson.gibson@dot.gov
Office:   Office of Infrastructure Research and Development
Team:   Pavement Materials Team [HRDI-10]
Program:   Innovative Pavement Research and Deployment
Laboratory:   Pavement Testing Facility
Project detail
Roadmap/Focus area(s):   Infrastructure Research and Technology Strategic Plan and Roadmap
Project Description:   This activity conducts laboratory┬ácharacterization of┬áthin overlays on existing test pavements at the accelerated load facility.
Recycled pavement materials for pavement preservation and rehabilitation design.
Product Type:   Research report
Expected Benefits:   The expected benefit is reduced construction costs by using recycled materials and by extending life with pavement preservation.
Deliverables: Name: Construction and Performance of 4.75 mm Nominal Maximum Aggregate Size (NMAS) Superpave Thin Overlay Containing Reclaimed Asphalt Pavement (RAP)
Product Type(s): Research report
Description: The deliverable is a research report quantifying the estimated extension in life from use of thin overlays for preservation.
FHWA Topics:   Research/Technologies--Turner-Fairbank Highway Research Center (TFHRC)
TRT Terms:   Reclaimed Asphalt Pavements
Fatigue Cracking
FHWA Disciplines:   Pavement and Materials
Subject Areas:   Maintenance and Preservation


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