Technical Assistance to NCHRP and NCHRP Project 1-40A: Versions 0.9 and 1.0 of the M-E Pavement Design Software

The objectives of Project 1-40D(01) were to (1) work in coordination with the contractor for Project 1-40D(02) to produce improved, corrected versions 0.9 and 1.0 of the mechanistic-empirical (ME) Pavement Design Guide (PDG) software and (2) provide ongoing troubleshooting support of the MEPDG for the National Cooperative Highway Research Program (NCHRP) and the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA). A project interim report is available as NCHRP Research Results Digest 308: Changes to the Mechanistic-Empirical Pavement Design Guide Software Through Version 0.900, July 2006. The latest version of the Mechanistic-Empirical Pavement Design Guide is available from American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials (AASHTO)Ware as the Pavement ME Design program. The United States climatic files developed for the MEPDG are available from the NCHRP ftp site by following these instructions: (1) Go to the internet. Windows Explorer is recommended. (2) Specify site in the Address Bar. (3) Open the folder named "MEPDG climatic files" and download the folder named climatic files.


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  • Status: Completed
  • Contract Numbers:

    Project 01-40D(01)

  • Sponsor Organizations:

    Federal Highway Administration

    1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE
    Washington, DC  United States  20590

    American Association of State Highway & Transportation Officials

    444 North Capitol Street, NW, Suite 225
    Washington, DC  United States  20001

    National Cooperative Highway Research Program

    Transportation Research Board
    500 Fifth Street, NW
    Washington, DC  United States  20001
  • Performing Organizations:

    Arizona State University, Tempe

    Tempe, AZ  United States 
  • Principal Investigators:

    Witczak, Matthew

  • Start Date: 20050718
  • Expected Completion Date: 0
  • Actual Completion Date: 20091231
  • Source Data: RiP Project 38647

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 01548170
  • Record Type: Research project
  • Source Agency: Transportation Research Board
  • Contract Numbers: Project 01-40D(01)
  • Files: TRB, RiP
  • Created Date: Dec 18 2014 1:00AM