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Placement of Warm Mix Asphalt on the East Entrance Road of Yellowstone National Park

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FHWA-WFL/TD-09-002
January 2009

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Technical Report Documentation Page

1. Report No.
FHWA-WFL/TD-09-002
2. Government Accession No. 3. Recipient's Catalog No.
4. Title and Subtitle
Placement of Warm Mix Asphalt on the East Entrance Road of Yellowstone National Park
5. Report Date
January 2009
6. Performing Organization Code
7. Author(s)
Brad Neitzke and Bruce Wasill
8. Performing Organization Report No.
9. Performing Organization Name and Address
HK Contractors, Inc.
P.O. Box 51450
Idaho Falls, ID 83405
10. Work Unit No. (TRAIS)
11. Contract or Grant No.
12. Sponsoring Agency Name and Address
Federal Highway Administration
Western Federal Lands Highway Division
610 East 5th St.
Vancouver, WA 98661

National Park Service
Yellowstone National Park
P.O. Box 168
Yellowstone National Park, WY 82190-0168
13. Type of Report and Period Covered
Final Report 2009
14. Sponsoring Agency Code
HFL-17
15. Supplementary Notes
This technology deployment was funded under the FHWA Federal Lands Highway Coordinated Technology Implementation Program (CTIP).
16. Abstract
In an eff ort to deploy the warm mix asphalt (WMA) technology to Federal Lands Highway (FLH) and cooperating agencies, a Coordinated Technology Implementation Program (CTIP) proposal was approved by agency representatives. This CTIP project allowed FLH to take the lead in working with our client agency and contractors to evaluate the viability of warm mix technology as a standard construction practice. The demonstration evaluated two different WMA technologies (Advera and Sasobit) on a construction project on the East Entrance Road of Yellowstone National Park. The mixtures were placed in August/September 2007.
This report documents the results and summarizes the findings of this technology deployment.
17. Key Words
WARM MIX ASPHALT (WMA), ADVERA, SASOBIT, YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK, EAST ENTRANCE ROAD
18. Distribution Statement
No restriction. This document is available to the public from the sponsoring agency at the website http://www.wfl.fhwa.dot.gov/td/.
19. Security Classif. (of this report)
Unclassified
20. Security Classif. (of this page)
Unclassified
21. No. of Pages
16
22. Price
$0.00

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SI* (MODERN METRIC) CONVERSION FACTORS
APPROXIMATE CONVERSIONS TO SI UNITS
Symbol When You Know Multiply By To Find Symbol
LENGTH
in inches 25.4 Millimeters mm
ft feet 0.305 Meters m
yd yards 0.914 Meters m
mi miles 1.61 Kilometers Km
AREA
in2 square inches 645.2 Square millimeters mm2
ft2 square feet 0.093 Square meters m2
yd2 square yard 0.836 Square meters m2
ac acres 0.405 Hectares ha
mi2 square miles 2.59 Square kilometers km2
VOLUME
fl oz fluid ounces 29.57 Milliliters mL
gal gallons 3.785 Liters L
ft3 cubic feet 0.028 cubic meters m3
yd3 cubic yards 0.765 cubic meters m3
NOTE: volumes greater than 1000 L shall be shown in m3
MASS
oz ounces 28.35 Grams g
lb pounds 0.454 Kilograms kg
T short tons (2000 lb) 0.907 megagrams (or "metric ton") Mg (or "t")
TEMPERATURE (exact degrees)
°F Fahrenheit 5 (F-32)/9
or (F-32)/1.8
Celsius °C
ILLUMINATION
fc foot-candles 10.76 Lux
lx
fl foot-Lamberts 3.426 candela/m2 cd/m2
FORCE and PRESSURE or STRESS
lbf poundforce 4.45 Newtons
N
lbf/in2 poundforce per square inch 6.89 Kilopascals kPa
APPROXIMATE CONVERSIONS FROM SI UNITS
Symbol When You Know Multiply By To Find Symbol
LENGTH
mm millimeters 0.039 Inches in
m meters 3.28 Feet ft
m meters 1.09 Yards yd
km kilometers 0.621 Miles mi
AREA
mm2 square millimeters 0.0016 square inches in2
m2 square meters 10.764 square feet ft2
m2 square meters 1.195 square yards yd2
ha Hectares 2.47 Acres ac
km2 square kilometers 0.386 square miles mi2
VOLUME
mL Milliliters 0.034 fluid ounces fl oz
L liters 0.264 Gallons gal
m3 cubic meters 35.314 cubic feet ft3
m3 cubic meters 1.307 cubic yards yd3
MASS
g grams 0.035 Ounces oz
kg kilograms 2.202 Pounds lb
Mg (or "t") megagrams (or "metric ton") 1.103 short tons (2000 lb) T
TEMPERATURE (exact degrees)
°C Celsius 1.8C+32 Fahrenheit °F
ILLUMINATION
lx lux 0.0929 foot-candles fc
cd/m2 candela/m2 0.2919 foot-Lamberts fl
FORCE and PRESSURE or STRESS
N newtons 0.225 Poundforce lbf

kPa
kilopascals 0.145 poundforce per square inch lbf/in2

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