Cost/Benefit SMA Surface

The objectives of this project are to review available literature regarding the use of Stone Matrix Asphalt (SMA) across the country; evaluated the potential cost and performance differences between conventional Hot Mix Asphalt (HMA) and SMA mixtures; identify existing SMA mixtures in Kentucky and review cost and performance aspects for inclusion in long-term monitoring; and develop SMA usage guidelines for Kentucky.


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    • Status: Active
    • Contract Numbers:

      KYSPR 14-468

    • Sponsor Organizations:

      Kentucky Transportation Cabinet

      200 Mero Street
      Frankfort, KY  USA  40622
    • Project Managers:

      Siwula, Jason

    • Performing Organizations:

      University of Kentucky, Lexington

      Kentucky Transportation Center
      College of Engineering, 176 Raymond Building
      Lexington, KY  USA  40506-0281
    • Principal Investigators:

      Ashurst, Kean

    • Start Date: 20130701
    • Actual Completion Date: 20150630
    • Source Data: RiP Project 36090

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    Filing Info

    • Accession Number: 01514624
    • Record Type: Research project
    • Source Agency: University of Kentucky, Lexington
    • Contract Numbers: KYSPR 14-468
    • Files: RiP
    • Created Date: Feb 20 2014 1:01AM