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Title:Low Volume Road Pavement Design: A Review of Practice in the Upper Midwest
Authors:Jong Ryeol Kim and David Newcomb
Publication Date:Aug 1991
Report #:MPC-91-3
Project #:MPC-012
TRID #:00611997
Keywords:design, design methods, empirical methods, low volume roads, mechanical analysis, mechanistic design, pavement design
Type:Research Report – MPC Publications


This report reviews the state-of-the-practice in low-volume road pavement design. The factors which dictate pavement design are discussed in terms of construction materials, environment, and traffic. Eight different design procedures are presented and discussed. These include the 1972 and 1986 AASHTO guides, the Asphalt Institute, Minnesota Department of Transportation, Wisconsin Department of Transportation, National Crushed Stone Association, Shell Netherlands, and National Association of Australian State Road Authorities.

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