A Skidabrader machine was used to remove the corduroy texture of a section of PCCP on Interstate 5 in Seattle Washington. The corduroy texture of the pavement was the product of a previous diamond grinding operation that improved the ride quality and restored the transverse profile of the pavement.
May 10, 2007
Keith W. Anderson, Jeff Uhlmeyer, Linda Pierce.
Washington State Transportation Center (TRAC)
- # of Pages: 14 p., 230 KB (PDF)
- Subject: Equipment, Field tests, Friction course, Glare, Machines, Pavement grooving, Portland cement concrete, Surface course (Pavements), Texture, Visibility.
- Keywords: Skidabrader, pavement texture, PCCP, Tukwila to Lucile Street
MP 153.94 to 162.48, I-5, Seattle (Wash.)
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