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.

    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

    Subject/Index Terms

    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