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Accession Number PB2013-103252
Title Quantification of the Effect of Maintenance Activities on Texas Road Network.
Publication Date Aug 2012
Media Count 54p
Personal Author A. Banerjee J. Prozzi
Abstract The objective of this study is to gather data on pavement performance from FHWA's Long-Term Pavement Performance (LTPP) study. The sections will be selected such that they provide enough time-series information to obtain reliable pavement performance trends. Once the data are collected, the various pavement sections will be modeled using mechanistic-empirical principles and they performance will be predicted. The Mechanistic Empirical Pavement Design Guide (MEPDG) will be used for this purpose. In addition, empirical performance models will be developed to capture the performance (and in particular the differential performance) of the various sections. Once these two types of performance models are available, we will compare the effectiveness of the three types of sections.
Keywords Data collection
Highway maintenance
Mechanistic Empirical Pavement Design Guide(MEPDG)
Performance evaluation

Source Agency Department of Transportation Office of University Research
Texas Transportation Institute Texas A&M University
NTIS Subject Category 50A - Highway Engineering
50C - Construction Equipment, Materials, & Supplies
43G - Transportation
Corporate Author Texas Univ. at Austin. Center for Transportation Research.
Document Type Technical report
Title Note N/A
NTIS Issue Number 1307
Contract Number N/A

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