Superpave Regional Center, Southeastern Region

Several short-term and long-term objectives of the Southeastern Superpave Center are listed below. Several objectives deal with evaluating recently developed performance test equipment and conducting research to address materials and tests issues. Objectives of the Center are: (1) Conduct training in regard to Superpave binders, mix design, and performance testing, and provide training on special topics as requested by participating agencies; (2) Perform research, both cooperatively and agency-specific, sponsored by members of the pooled-fund; (3) Perform precision and bias testing for asphalt-related performance test equipment; (4) Conduct noise studies in an effort to develop quieter pavements; (5) Perform forensic evaluations on materials or projects that have experienced premature distress; (6) Prepare and give presentations and reports of research activities at local, state, and national meetings when invited; (7) Prepare research articles of regional and national interest; (8) Support agency personnel who attend regional and national meetings for the purpose of technology transfer or participation in special committees or task force groups; and (9) Work in close association with the Southeastern Asphalt User/Producer Group to promote technology transfer from research to implementation.


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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 01566749
  • Record Type: Research project
  • Source Agency: Federal Highway Administration
  • Contract Numbers: TPF-5(228)
  • Created Date: Jun 22 2015 1:00AM