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Project Information
Project ID:   FHWA-PROJ-13-0020
Project Name:   Develop and Deploy End-Result/Performance-Based Specifications for Pavement Construction
Project Status:   Active
Start Date:  October 14, 2013
End Date:  October 14, 2018
Contact Information
Last Name:  Duval
First Name:  Richard
Telephone:  202-493-3365
E-mail:  Richard.Duval@dot.gov
Office:   Office of Infrastructure Research and Development
Team:   Infrastructure Analysis and Construction Team [HRDI-20]
Program:   IRT (Infrastructure Research and Technology)
Project detail
Roadmap/Focus area(s):   Infrastructure Research and Technology Strategic Plan and Roadmap
Project Description:   Develop guide performance specifications for jointed plain concrete pavement (JPCP) once outcomes from related studies are completed.
Further develop and field validate performance-related specifications for both asphalt and concrete pavements. This effort is intended to build off earlier Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) projects and the State Highway Research Program (SHRP) 2 R07 project, which focuses on performance-related specification. The objectives will be based on the outcomes from the hot-mix asphalt (HMA) (FHWA-PROJ-08-0002) and jointed plain concrete pavement (JPCP) (FHWA-PROJ-O8-0043) studies. It will address some of the gaps identified as the products of SHRP2 R07 move into implementation.
Product Type:   Draft standard, specifications, or guidelines
Research report
Test Methodology:   Specification development with field validation.
Expected Benefits:   Guide specifications for agency use.
Deliverables: Name: Specifications for performance-related specifications (PRS) for asphalt and concrete pavements.
Product Type(s): Research report, Draft standard, specifications, or guidelines
Description: Guide performance specifications for pavements.
FHWA Topics:   Roads and Bridges--Construction and Project Management
TRT Terms:   Infrastructure
Performance Based Specifications
FHWA Disciplines:   Construction and Project Management
Pavement and Materials
Subject Areas:   Construction


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