Study of Alternate Pavement Designs, 1968

(1968) Study of Alternate Pavement Designs, 1968. Transportation, Department of


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This report is submitted pursuant to a contract dated August 30, 1967, between the Iowa State Highway Commission and Howard, Needles, Tammen & Bergendoff, Consulting Engineers, in connection with studies determining (11,A) alternate pavement designs, and (11,B) criteria for geometric design studies. Included herein is that portion of the report covering Paragraph 11,A, comprising preparation of alternate type pavement designs (Portland Cement and Asphaltic Concrete) for the Cedar Valley Freeway and proposed US-518 from 1-80 to US-30. These alternate pavement designs consider quality and availability of aggregates, soil conditions and traffic information, to determine details and dimensions of pavement design. Comparative cost studies were prepared from alternate design data and recommendations as to pavement type are presented for Commission review.

Item Type: Departmental Report
Keywords: Pavement design, Pavements, Asphalt concrete pavements, Portland cement, Alternatives analysis
Subjects: Transportation
Transportation > Materials
Transportation > Roads and highways
Transportation > Research
Transportation > Design and Construction
ID Code: 22496
Deposited By: Iowa DOT Library
Deposited On: 26 Jul 2016 12:38
Last Modified: 26 Jul 2016 12:38