Validation of Loose Mix Aging Procedures for Cracking Resistance Evaluation in Balanced Mix Design

A two-phase study is proposed to accomplish the objectives of this project by extensively leveraging the ongoing research efforts and findings at the National Center for Asphalt Technology (NCAT), Texas A&M Transportation Institute (TTI), and University of New Hampshire (UNH). Phase I, which is the scope of this proposal, seeks to: (1) critically review existing studies on the development, evaluation, and validation of candidate loose mix aging procedures; (2) synthesize the existing binder and mixture test results and identify research gaps for further implementation of loose mix aging for BMD; and (3) develop an experimental plan for Phase II.

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • TPF-5(466)


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  • Status: Active
  • Funding: $100,000
  • Contract Numbers:

    1036333 WO#5

  • Sponsor Organizations:

    National Road Research Alliance

    St. Paul, MN  United States  55155
  • Managing Organizations:

    Minnesota Department of Transportation

    395 John Ireland Boulevard
    St Paul, MN  United States  55155
  • Performing Organizations:

    Auburn University

    Auburn, AL  United States  36830
  • Principal Investigators:


  • Start Date: 20220401
  • Expected Completion Date: 20241231
  • Actual Completion Date: 0

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 01842019
  • Record Type: Research project
  • Source Agency: Minnesota Department of Transportation
  • Contract Numbers: 1036333 WO#5
  • Files: RIP, STATEDOT
  • Created Date: Apr 8 2022 12:01PM