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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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When a road is built, we naturally want it to be durable. Roads can be built using different materials, but the quality of the end product depends on how it is constructed, not just the inherent properties of the materials themselves. So what does durability mean, and how can we achieve it? In general, durability … Read more »