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Distress Identification Manual for the Long-Term Pavement Performance Program (Fourth Revised Edition)

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: Pavement Management

Description: Manual developed to provide a consistent, uniform basis for collecting distress data on the LTPP program. The manual provides a common language for describing cracks, potholes, rutting spalling, and other pavement distresses.

FHWA Publication Number: FHWA-RD-03-031

Publication Year: 2003

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Updated: 02/20/2015

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