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Test Track Evaluation of Patching Materials - Final Report

Description: Evaluation of pavement patching materials was accomplished by simulating potholes in the surface, repairing the holes and subjecting them to traffic loadings. Loadings were applied utilizing the Pavement Test Facility which applies truck tire and various passenger car tire types simultaneously. Measurements of strength, skidding potential and pavement performance resulted in a comparative evaluation. Tread wear and protrusion of studs in the tires was determined.

  • Date Published: June, 1975
  • Publication Number: WA-RD 22.1
  • Last Modified: July 24, 2007
  • Author: John C. Cook.
  • Originator: Washington State University. College of Engineering. Research Division.
  • # of Pages: 60 p., 2,757 KB (PDF)
  • Subject: Cement mortars, Compression tests, Concrete pavements, Debonding, Failure, Impact loads, Laboratory tests, Patching, Performance evaluations, Polymer concrete, Potholes (Pavements), Repairing, Spalling, Test tracks, Tires, Wheel loads.
  • Keywords: Pavement patching material, polishing, skidding potential, studded tires, garnet impregnated tires.
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This abstract was last modified April 29, 2008