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Validation of Asphalt Binder and Mixture Tests that Measure Rutting

Research/Reference: useful for researchers doing further work in the pavement area as well as those developing improved testing and design procedures. Includes documents of historical value.

Primary Topic: Materials-Asphalt

Description: This report documents a Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) research study that was performed to assist the highway community in validating Superpave tests and specifications being used to grade asphalt binders according to their relative rutting resistances. Superpave and other asphalt mixture tests for rutting were also evaluated.

FHWA Publication Number: FHWA-RD-99-204

Publication Year: 2000

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Updated: 02/20/2015

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