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Determining Post-Earthquake Pavement Requirements for Christchurch, New Zealand
Christchurch and surrounding areas have been devastated by a series of earthquakes ranging in magnitude from 6.3 to 7.1 since 4th September 2010. The earthquakes caused widespread damage across the city to all state owned ...
Data Driven Decision Making in Arkansas
This paper covers the development of the Arkansas State Highway and Transportation Department's selection process for District Maintenance activities. Communication between the District offices and the Asset Management ...
Predictors of Crash Risk for Novice Drivers
Development of a Performance Prediction Model to Manage Flushing of Sprayed Seal Pavements
Flushing is a defect which has a damaging effect on the functional performance of sprayed seal (chip seal) pavements. Accurate understanding of flushing can have a significant impact when predicting the future performance ...
Naturalistic Drive Cycles Analysis and Synthesis for Pick-up Trucks
Future pick-up trucks are meeting much stricter fuel economy and exhaust emission standards. Design tradeoffs will have to be carefully evaluated to satisfy consumer expectations within the regulatory and cost constraints. ...
The use of Deflection Measurements in Pavement Management of the Primary Road Network of Wallonia, Belgium
The road authorities of the primary road network of motorways and main roads in Wallonia (Belgium) determined the priorities for road maintenance from surface characteristics such as roughness, skid resistance and rutting. ...
The Use of GPS-Based Distress Mapping to Improve Pavement Management
Utilizing recent inspection data of portland cement concrete (PCC) pavements at airports and military installations in the United States and Canada, the enhancement of long-term pavement management through Global Positioning ...
Assessing the Impacts of Pavement Surface Condition on the Performance of Signalized Intersections
Signalized intersections are one of the most dangerous places on the road network as they carry a very high crash risk. This may be exacerbated by inadequate pavement surface condition. The main objective of this study was ...
Recent Developments in Pavement Management on Irish National Roads
The Irish National pavement network is Ireland’s strategic road network consisting of over 5,300 centreline kilometres of road and is managed by the National Roads Authority (NRA). There is a very significant variation ...