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Binder

  • (12KB) Guidance on AASHTO M320 Specification Limit for Rotational Viscosity
  • (57KB) Effects of Amine-Based Anti-Strip Additives on the Performance Grade of Asphalt Binders
  • (17KB) Use of Solubility in Standard Specifications for Asphalt Binders
  • (220KB) Procedure for Resolving Differences in Asphalt Binder Testing
  • (183KB) Binder ETG White Paper – PG Grade Selection – Adjusting T(high) For Traffic
  • (65KB) All Users of Asphalt Products – Binder Specifications Change with Implementation of SHRP
  • (151KB) FHWA Binder ETG Low Temperature Task Force Final Report
  • (62KB) Modified Binders and Superpave Plus Specifications
  • (95KB) Superpave Binders
  • (130KB) AI Lab Corner – Determining a Critical Cracking Temperature for Asphalt Binders

Mix

  • (405KB) Asphalt Mix Curing at the Design Lab and at the Field Lab
  • (185KB) Making RAP Work In Superpave
  • (174KB) Ruggedness Evaluation of AASHTO TP7 and TP9: Phase 1 Indirect Tensile Strength Test (TP9)
  • (240KB) Ruggedness Evaluation of AASHTO TP7 and TP9: Phase 1 Simple Shear Test at Constant Height (TP7)
  • (115KB) Superpave Shear Tester Performance – Related Test for Austin Texas Project
  • (110KB) Superpave Shear Tester Performance – Related Test for Colorado IH-70 Project
  • (185KB) Superpave Shear Tester Performance – Related Test for Los Angeles County Alameda Corridor

Binder and Mix

  • (1.7MB) Establishing HMA Mixing and Compaction Temperatures at the Project Level
  • (92KB) Determination of Laboratory Mixing and Compaction Temperatures for HMA
  • (105KB) Summary of TRB A2D05 April 7-9, 2003

Historical

  • (326KB) Observations of Field Experience with Superpave Projects Constructed in 1996

Performance

  • (351KB) Superpave the Future of HMA Pavements
  • (545KB) Superpave in St. Louis County
  • (600KB) Utilization of Torture Tests as an Addendum to the Superpave Mix Design System
  • (321KB) A WesTrack Analysis
  • (6.8MB) What We Have Learned About Superpave