Assessment of Pavement Distresses caused by Trees on Rural Highways

The purpose of this research to identify the geological, environmental and roadway design/construction/material factors contributing to pavement distresses when trees and flora are present. Once identifies through site assessment(s), cost effective mitigation strategies, preferably with methods common to the transportation community will be identified. Test sections will be proposed based upon these results.

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • Publication Pending

Language

  • English

Project

  • Status: Active
  • Funding: $341459.00
  • Contract Numbers:

    30000607

    12-1P

  • Sponsor Organizations:

    Louisiana Department of Transportation

    P.O. Box 94245
    1201 Capitol Access Road
    Baton Rouge, LA  United States  70804-9245

    Louisiana Transportation Research Center

    4101 Gourrier Avenue
    Baton Rouge, LA  United States  70808
  • Project Managers:

    Zhang, Zhongjie

  • Performing Organizations:

    Louisiana Transportation Research Center

    4101 Gourrier Avenue
    Baton Rouge, LA  United States  70808
  • Principal Investigators:

    Gautreau, Gavin

    Gaspard, Kevin

  • Start Date: 20120201
  • Expected Completion Date: 0
  • Actual Completion Date: 20140701
  • Source Data: RiP Project 29260

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 01465896
  • Record Type: Research project
  • Source Agency: Louisiana Transportation Research Center
  • Contract Numbers: 30000607, 12-1P
  • Files: RiP, STATEDOT
  • Created Date: Jan 3 2013 3:07PM