Evaluation of Pothole Patching Equipment and Processes

Caltrans acquired a Python Pothole Patcher. This research task evaluates this machine for filling potholes via moving lane closure with the intent of the operator filling potholes from within the truck cab. This research will evaluate the effectiveness and safety of filling potholes with this machine compared to current manual methods.


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    • Status: Active
    • Sponsor Organizations:

      California Department of Transportation

      1227 O Street
      Sacramento, CA  USA  95843
    • Project Managers:

      Lofton, Arvern

    • Performing Organizations:

      Regents of the University of California, Davis

      Davis, CA  USA  95616
    • Principal Investigators:

      Velinsky, Steven

    • Start Date: 20080615
    • Actual Completion Date: 20120630
    • Source Data: RiP Project 22749

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    Filing Info

    • Accession Number: 01466273
    • Record Type: Research project
    • Source Agency: California Department of Transportation
    • Files: RiP, STATEDOT
    • Created Date: Jan 3 2013 3:13PM