Thin Asphalt Concrete Pavement on Crushed Rock Base, HR-2075, 2001

(2001) Thin Asphalt Concrete Pavement on Crushed Rock Base, HR-2075, 2001. Transportation, Department of

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Abstract

The road paving cost continues to increase and the backlog of projects waiting for funding is growing. Finding a more cost-effective way to use the available money to pave roads will result in more miles of road being paved with the same amount of money. This project is in Cass County on G35 between US 71 and Norway-Center. It consists of a thin layer of asphalt over a base designed to achieve stability while having some permeability. This project was paved in 1996. An asphalt cement concrete pavement was chosen for the project based on cost, convenience, and historic portland cement concrete problems in Cass County. The new pavement gives quicker access time to farms and residences.

Item Type: Departmental Report
Keywords: Asphalt concrete pavements, Cost effectiveness, Road construction
Subjects: Transportation > Pavements
Transportation
Transportation > Materials
Transportation > Roads and highways
Transportation > Design and Construction
ID Code: 19900
Deposited By: Iowa DOT Library
Deposited On: 24 Jun 2015 17:11
Last Modified: 24 Jun 2015 17:11
URI: http://publications.iowa.gov/id/eprint/19900