Variations of Tine Texturing of PCC Pavement, MLR-93-4, 1996

(1996) Variations of Tine Texturing of PCC Pavement, MLR-93-4, 1996. Transportation, Department of

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Abstract

Seven experimental texture sections were constructed on the Polk-Jasper RP-163-1(50)--16--77 project just east of Des Moines. The experimental sections included two groove depths for a longitudinal tine texture and 13 mm (1/2 in.), 19 mm (1 in.) and variable spaced transverse tine textures. An artificial turf textured section was also included. Friction values and a rating of objectionable noise were determined for all sections. All transverse tine textures generated a high level of objectionable noise. The longitudinal tine texture was rated very good in regard to objectionable noise. At this time, all tined textures are providing satisfactory friction values.

Item Type: Departmental Report
Keywords: Friction factor, Portland cement concrete, Rolling contact, Surface friction (Geophysics), Texture, Tires, Traffic noise
Subjects: Transportation > Pavements
Transportation > Pavements > Concrete
Transportation
Transportation > Motor vehicles
Transportation > Roads and highways
Transportation > Design and Construction
Transportation > Equipment
ID Code: 17175
Deposited By: Iowa DOT Library
Deposited On: 10 Jun 2014 15:36
Last Modified: 10 Jun 2014 15:36
URI: http://publications.iowa.gov/id/eprint/17175