What is inside this section: Testing

An overview of concepts related to pavement testing. A number of different test procedures are used to evaluate construction materials, paving mixtures, and finished pavements.

Figure 1: L.A. abrasion testing equipment.

Aggregate Tests

An introduction to key tests used to determine the material characteristics and properties of aggregate materials for use in pavement construction. Test results are an important part of mix design and can help predict pavement quality.

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Constructing infrastructure is a costly and time consuming affair. Owners and builders go through great efforts testing, inspecting, and documenting many important activities to ensure these cost and time expenditures do not overrun. Traditionally, these tests, inspections, and other documents have been recorded on paper and retained in paper form for years, until they could … Read more »