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The South Dakota Department of Transportation (SDDOT) has identified a need to reevaluate methods in determining whether granular materials have been compacted to the desired density. Practices of other DOTs indicate additional advantages and disadvantages to various in-situ compaction testing devices....

Conventional test methods for roadway compaction cover less than 1% of roadway; whereas, intelligent compaction (IC) offers a method to measure 100% of a roadway. IC offers the ability to increase compaction uniformity of soils and asphalt pavements, which leads to decreased maintenance costs and an...

Soils are an important component of any transportation structure. To improve the engineering properties of these soils, compaction requirements are included in virtually all transportation construction specifications. Field observations indicate however, that soils at near-freezing temperatures may require...

NDSU Dept 2880P.O. Box 6050Fargo, ND 58108-6050