Guide for Implementing Performance Specifications

The objective of this research is to develop a guide to assist state DOTs and industry in implementing performance specifications for asphalt pavements and portland/alternative cement concrete. The research shall focus on the integration of tests and procedures used in performance specifications into QA systems. The guide shall specifically address, but not be limited to, implementation activities such as using pilot projects and shadow specifications, establishing appropriate control and specification limits, gaining buy-in from agency and industry personnel, and managing risk.

Language

  • English

Project

  • Status: Active
  • Funding: $600000
  • Contract Numbers:

    Project 10-107

  • Sponsor Organizations:

    National Cooperative Highway Research Program

    Transportation Research Board
    500 Fifth Street, NW
    Washington, DC  United States  20001

    American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials (AASHTO)

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

    Federal Highway Administration

    1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE
    Washington, DC  United States  20590
  • Project Managers:

    Harrigan, Edward

  • Performing Organizations:

    Applied Research Associates, Inc.

    100 Trade Centre Drive, Ste 200
    Champaign, IL  United States  61820-7233
  • Principal Investigators:

    Rao, Shreenath

  • Start Date: 20200305
  • Expected Completion Date: 20220305
  • Actual Completion Date: 0

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 01707724
  • Record Type: Research project
  • Source Agency: Transportation Research Board
  • Contract Numbers: Project 10-107
  • Files: TRB, RiP
  • Created Date: Jun 3 2019 3:17PM