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PlusRide Asphalt Concrete Pavement - SR 405, Contract 2768, S Curve/Cedar River Bridge and RR Bridge

Description: The performance of an experimental installation of PlusRide ACP as a bridge deck overlay is summarized in this report. Visual inspections, friction tests, noise readings and rut depth measurements were taken on both the PlusRide and a rubberized ACP control section. No evidence of better frictional properties, noise reduction or increased service life could be attributed to the PlusRide in comparison with the rubberized ACP control section.

  • Date Published: January, 1990
  • Publication Number: WA-RD 130.2
  • Last Modified: October 6, 2008
  • Author: R.E. Allison.
  • Originator: Washington State Dept. of Transportation
  • # of Pages: 6 p., 93.72 KB (PDF)
  • Subject: Asphalt concrete pavements, Bituminous overlays, Bridge decks, Deicing, Demonstration projects, Evaluation, Fatigue (Mechanics), Friction, Friction course, Noise, Overlays (Pavements), Traffic volume, Wearing course (Pavements)
  • Keywords: PlusRide, rubberized, friction resistance, noise reduction, SR-405, S curve, Cedar River Bridge and RR Bridge.
  • Related Publications: PlusRide Asphalt Pavement: SR 405, Contract 2768, S Curve/Cedar River Bridge and RR Bridge, (WA-RD 130.1).

This abstract was last modified October 8, 2008