Asphalt Pavement Magazine - January/February 2015 - (Page 24)
The PaveXpress pavement design tool works as
well on the jobsite as it does back in the office.
PaveXpress helps prevent overdesigned pavements that can reduce funds
available for other projects and underdesigned pavements that lead to
premature failures and costly maintenance
By George White, Trenton Clark, P.E., and Adam Hand, Ph.D., P.E.
here are more than 4 million
miles of roadway in the United
States, according to the Federal
Although state and federal
agencies are responsible for a portion
of those miles, there are 39,000+ local
government agencies that must manage,
maintain, and improve more than 3.25
million miles of road or 80 percent of all
roads in the United States. This amounts to a
great diversity of local practices, procedures,
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and policies when it comes to determining
the right pavement design for a given road.
Why is this important? Selecting the right
pavement design can have long lasting
impacts on a road owner's ability to manage
and maintain a road with limited resources.
Overdesigned pavements reduce the funds
available for other projects; underdesigned
pavements lead to pre-mature failures and
costly maintenance expenses.
Examples of over and underdesigned
pavements exist across the country.
Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Asphalt Pavement Magazine - January/February 2015
PaveXpress: A Simplified Pavement Design Tool
Sustainability Section NAPA’s Asphalt Sustainability Conference
The Federal Highway Administration Sustainable Pavements Program
Environmental Product Declarations in the Sustainable Marketplace
Examining the Use of Reflective Pavements to Mitigate the Urban Heat Island Effect
Pavement Vehicle Interaction and Smooth Asphalt Pavement
The NAPA Diamond Achievement Sustainable
Beyond Compliance: Achieving EH&S Excellence
A World of Asphalt Preview Section the World of Asphalt Education Program: Laying the Base for Innovation
Tools for the Trade
Index of Advertisers/Advertisers.com
Asphalt Pavement Magazine - January/February 2015