Performance evaluations were conducted of open-graded friction course sections constructed using conventional binders, rubber modified binders, and polymer modified binders. Visual inspections of the pavements 11 years after construction were inconclusive with regard to the superiority of any one type of binder as all were performing on an equal basis.
December 10, 2007
Washington (State). Dept. of Transportation. Planning and Programming Service Center; Washington (State). Dept. of Transportation. Research Office.
- # of Pages: 11 p., 158 KB (PDF)
- Subject: Asphalt additives, Asphalt rubber, Binder course, Friction course, Open graded aggregates, Overlays (Pavements), Pavement performance, Polymer asphalt, Recycled materials, Surface course (Pavements), Tires.
- Keywords: Rubber-asphalt, open-graded, friction course, polymer, I-5 Clark County (Wash.)
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