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Cover of Management of an Asphalt Road Trial
Management of an Asphalt Road Trial
  • Publication no: AP-T109-08
  • ISBN: 978-1-921329-82-1
  • Published: 21 August 2008
The establishment of an asphalt field trial requires considerable planning and usually involves significant resources. The selection of a trial site can significantly affect the likelihood of a clear outcome. The information provided will assist in the planning and site selection process. There are many factors to be considered when selecting a site for a trial and these are discussed. Careful planning is required to ensure that the outcomes are as clear as possible by establishing clear objectives, to determine how these will be measured and to define when the trial is complete.
  • AP-T109/08 MANAGEMENT OF AN ASPHALT ROAD TRIAL
  • 1. BACKGROUND
  • 2. ESTABLISHMENT OF TRIAL OBJECTIVES
  • 3. PRE-TRIAL EVALUATION OF THE SITE
    • 3.2. Geometry
    • 3.3. Existing Pavement Condition
    • 3.4. Traffic
    • 3.5. Location
  • Climate
  • 4. DOCUMENTATION OF DESIGN PROCESS
  • 5. CONSTRUCTION RECORDS
    • 5.1. General
    • 5.2. Asphalt Manufacture
    • 5.3. Sampling
    • 5.4. Laboratory Characterisation and Recording
    • 5.5. Asphalt Placement and Surveillance
  • 6. MONITORING RECORDS