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MEPDG Traffic Loading Defaults Derived From Traffic Pooled Fund Study 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: Traffic

Description: This report provides an assessment of the original MEPDG axle loading defaults, describes WIM data selection criteria, including data reliability assessment, presents findings from the LTPP SPS traffic pooled fund study traffic data review, describes a methodology to generate new MEPDG traffic loading defaults, and provides a description of the new traffic loading defaults and recommendations for their use.

FHWA Publication Number: FHWA-HRT-13-090

Publication Year: 2016

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