Asphalt (flexible) pavement

Documents below are in PDF format unless otherwise noted.

Research in progress

Project ID and
program
TitleFor more informationExpected end date
0092-14-06
WHRP
Critical Factors Affecting Asphalt Concrete DurabilityProject details

June 2015
0092-12-02
WHRP
Development of Guidelines and Specifications for Use of WMA Technology in Delivering HMA Products Inclusive of Non-Conventional Mixtures Such as SMA’s, and Mixtures with High RAP and High RAS ContentProject details

May 2014
0092-13-01
WHRP
Evaluation of Design Criteria and Field Performance of Rubblized Concrete Pavement Systems in WI - Phase 1Project details

March 2014

Completed research

Project ID and
program
TitleFor more informationEnd date
0092-12-01
WHRP
Refinement of Current WisDOT HMA Mixture App Guidelines Related to NMAS and Aggregate Characteristics Project brief (233 KB)
Final report (1.9 MB)

February 2014
0092-13-02
WHRP
Field Evaluation of Wisconsin Modified Binder Selection Guidelines -- Phase IIProject brief (365 KB)
Final report (2 MB)

December 2013
0092-11-01
WHRP
Investigation and Development of a Non-Destructive System to Evaluate Critical Properties of Asphalt Pavements during the Compaction ProcessProject brief (218 KB)
Final report (9.4 MB)

December 2013
0092-11-02
WHRP
Base Compaction Specification Feasibility AnalysisProject brief (247 KB)
Final report (9.4 MB)

January 2013
WI-06-12
Materials Management Section
Statewide Pavement Friction Testing 2012Final report (2 MB)

November 2012
0092-09-02
WHRP
Performance Evaluation of Tack Coat MaterialsFinal report (3.4 MB)

September 2012
0092-09-01
WHRP
Evaluation of Flow Number Fn as a Discriminating HMA Mixture PropertyProject brief (229 KB)
Final report (3.8 MB)

August 2012
0092-10-07
WHRP
Characterization of Wisconsin Asphalt Mixture Low Temperature Properties for the MEPDGProject brief (535 KB)
Final report (8.8 MB)

December 2011
0092-10-06
WHRP
Effect of Recovered Binders from Recycled Shingles and Increased RAP Percentages on Resultant Binder PG Project brief (1.1 MB)
Final report (6 MB)

December 2011
0092-08-09
WHRP
Pre-Overlay Repair of Existing Concrete and Asphalt Pavements: Phase IIProject details

December 2011
WI-02-11
Materials Management Section
Investigation of Early Distress in Wisconsin Rubblized PavementsFinal report (1.4 MB)

July 2011
0092-08-07
WHRP
Evaluation of Intelligent Compaction Technology for Densification of Roadway Subgrades and Structural Layers Research Brief (219 KB)
Final Report (9.7 MB)

October 2010
FEP-07-10
Materials Management Section
Evaluation of Various Hot Mix Asphalt Pavement Thicknesses over Rubblized Concrete PavementFinal report (1.5 MB)

July 2010
FEP-01-10
Materials Management Section
Evaluation of a Hot Mix Asphalt Perpetual PavementFinal Report (2.6 MB)

April 2010
TPF-5(124)
Transportation Pooled Fund Program
Accelerated Performance Testing on the 2006 NCAT Pavement Test TrackPooled fund web site
December 2009
0092-08-06
WHRP
Wisconsin Mixture Characterization Using the Asphalt Mixture Performance Tester (AMPT) on Historical Aggregate StructuresResearch Brief (272 KB)
Final Report (4.9 MB)

September 2009
TPF-5(119)
Transportation Pooled Fund Program
North Central Pavement Research and Implementation Coordination Partnership (formerly Frozen Four)Project web site
Summary of activities
Pooled fund web site


July 2009
FEP-01-09
Materials Management Section
Analysis of Load-Induced Strains in a Hot Mix Asphalt Perpetual PavementAnalysis of Load-Induced Strains in a Hot Mix Asphalt Perpetual Pavement (863 KB)

April 2009
0092-07-17
WHRP
Development of Recommendations for Compaction Temperatures in the Field to Achieve Density and Limit As-Built Permeability Research Brief (199 KB)
Final Report (1.7 MB)

December 2008
0092-07-01
WHRP
Investigation of the Use of Open Graded Friction Courses in WisconsinResearch Brief (168 KB)
Final Report (344 KB)

December 2008
0092-07-13/TPF-5(036)
Transportation Pooled Fund Program
Materials Characterization and Analysis of the Marquette Interchange HMA Perpetual PavementFinal Report (1.8 MB)
Pooled fund web site
August 2008
0092-06-01
WHRP
Perpetual Pavement Instrumentation for the Marquette Interchange ProjectResearch Brief (246 KB)
Final Report (2.6 MB)

June 2008
0092-02-13
WHRP
Evaluation of Interlayer Bonding in HMA PavementsFinal Report (1 MB)
Research Brief (259 KB)

December 2007
FEP-01-07
Materials Management Section
Evaluation of Strata¨ Reflective Crack Relief SystemFinal Report (873 KB)

December 2007
0092-03-13
WHRP
Field Evaluation of Wisconsin Modified Binder Selection GuidelinesFinal Report (338 KB)
Research Brief (278 KB)

October 2007
0092-04-07
WHRP
Testing Wisconsin Asphalt Mixtures for the AASHTO 2002 Mechanistic Design ProcedureFinal Report (1.8 MB)
Research Brief (214 KB)

September 2007
0092-05-12
WHRP
Test Method to Determine Aggregate/Asphalt Adhesion Properties and Potential Moisture DamageFinal Report (2.2 MB)
Research Brief (214 KB)

June 2007
0092-06-02
WHRP
Development of In-Place Permeability Criteria for HMA Pavements in Wisconsin Final Report (766 KB)
Research Brief (262 KB)

March 2007
WI/SPR-04-00
Materials Management Section
Layer Coefficients for New and Reprocessed Asphaltic MixesFinal Report (801 KB)

January 2007
0092-05-07
WHRP
Guidance, Parameters and Recommendations for Rubblized PavementsResearch Brief (234 KB)
Final Report (1.1 MB)

November 2006
0092-04-06
WHRP
Life Cycle Cost Analysis of SMA Pavements and SMA Application GuidelinesResearch Brief (336 KB)
Final Report (1.6 MB)

August 2006
0092-05-10
WHRP
Non-Nuclear Density Testing Devices and Systems to Measure In-Place Asphalt Pavement DensityResearch Brief (207 KB)
Final Report (2.5 MB)

July 2006
0092-03-15
WHRP
Investigation of New Devices for Use in Determining Mechanistic Properties and PerformanceResearch Brief (287 KB)
Final Report (1.1 MB)

December 2005
0092-04-05
WHRP
Guidelines for the Surface Preparation/Rehab of Existing Concrete and Asphaltic Pavements Prior to an Asphaltic Concrete OverlayResearch Brief (437 KB)
Final Report (2.9 MB)
Addendum (25 KB)

October 2005
0092-03-14
WHRP
Development of Modulus-to-Temperature Relations for HMA Mixtures in WisconsinResearch Brief (546 KB)
Final Report (781 KB)

September 2005
0092-00-05
WHRP
Development of Rational Overlay Design Procedures for Flexible PavementsResearch Brief (245 KB)
Final Report (708 KB)

September 2005
0092-01-01
WHRP
Guidelines for PG Binder Selection in WisconsinResearch Brief (383 KB)
Final Report (2.4 MB)

June 2005
0092-02-14c
WHRP
The Effect of Pavement Lift Thickness on Superpave Mix Permeability and DensityResearch Brief (205 KB)
Final Report (800 KB)

March 2005
WI-09-04
Materials Management Section
Evaluation Of The Interlayer Stress-Absorbing Composite (ISAC) To Mitigate Reflective Cracking In Asphaltic Concrete OverlaysFinal Report (1.1 MB)

November 2004
0092-01-02
WHRP
Using the Gyratory Compactor to Measure Mechanical Stability of Asphalt MixesResearch Brief (229 KB)
Final Report (3.5 MB)

October 2004
WI-06-02
Materials Management Section
Tire Rubber in Hot-Mix Asphalt PavementsFinal Report (3.3 MB)

May 2004
WI-08-03
Materials Management Section
Evaluation of Techniques for Asphaltic Pavement Longitudinal Joint ConstructionFinal Report (799 KB)

November 2003
0092-45-98
WHRP
Field and Laboratory Evaluation of Superpave Mixtures Designed with Different PG Grades and Aggregate AngularityResearch Brief (174 KB)
Final Report (349 KB)

October 2003
0092-00-04
WHRP
Minimum Pavement Thickness for Superpave MixesResearch Brief (450 KB)
Final Report (986 KB)

June 2003
0092-01-03
WHRP
Evaluation of the Extent of HMA Moisture Damage as it Relates to Pavement PerformanceResearch Brief (235 KB)
Final Report (598 KB)

May 2003
FEP-03-03
Materials Management Section
Glassgrid Pavement Reinforcement Product EvaluationFinal Report (1.7 MB)

April 2003
0092-00-06
WHRP
Determining a Temperature-Density Relationship after Completed Rolling of HMAResearch Brief (178 KB)
Final Report (2.1 MB)

June 2002
WI/SPR-02-02
Materials Management Section
Stone Matrix Asphalt: The Wisconsin ExperienceFinal Report (766 KB)

January 2002

Materials Management Section
Asphaltic Pavement Warranties - Five-Year Progress ReportFinal Report (2.4 MB)

June 2001
WI/SPR-07-01
Materials Management Section
Characterization of Simple and Complex Crumb Rubber Modified BindersFinal Report (1.1 MB)

July 2000
WI-13-99
Materials Management Section
Fine Tooth Milling Treatment of Rutted Asphaltic Concrete PavementsFinal Report (95 KB)

October 1999
WI-05-98
Materials Management Section
Pulverize, Mill & Relay Asphaltic Pavement & Base Course: Construction ReportFInal Report (129 KB)

August 1999

Materials Management Section
Full Depth Asphalt PavementFinal Report (26 KB)

October 1998

Materials Management Section
Evaluation of Excessive Cracking in Asphaltic PavementsFinal Report (65 KB)

January 1997

Materials Management Section
Recycled Materials in Highway ImprovementsFinal Report (25 KB)

Research implementation activities

Project ID and
program
TitleFor more informationEnd date
0092-06-08
WHRP
Implementation of Using the Gyratory Compactor to Evaluate Mechanistic Properties of WisDOT Mixtures Project details
Final Report (333 KB)

December 2008
0092-07-12
WHRP
Implementation Project for Developing Rational Overlay Design Procedures for Flexible Pavements Project details
Executive Summary (13 KB)
Powerpoint Presentation (2.2 MB)

June 2008

Transportation Synthesis Reports

TitlePublication date
Use of Fly-Ash in Full-Depth Reclamation (9.9 MB)June 2008
Improved Life for Longitudinal Joints in Asphalt Pavements (113 KB)May 2008
Stress-Absorbing Membrane Interlayers for Asphalt Pavement Distress (1.1 MB)February 2008
Pervious Pavement Roadways: Survey of Experiences (72 KB)May 2007
Flexible Pavement Research Partnerships (116 KB)November 2006
Deep-Strength and Full-Depth Asphalt Pavements (60 KB)November 2004

Transportation Literature Searches

TitlePublication date
Pavement Markings on Asphalt Surfaces (148 KB)December 2008
Flow Number and Mechanistic Evaluation of HMA (79 KB)January 2008
Tack Coat Adhesion (120 KB)December 2007
Factors Impacting HMA Density (119 KB)October 2007
Specific Gravity of Aggregates and Alternatives to AASHTO T84 and T85 (76 KB)March 2007
Pre-Overlay Repair of Pavements (51 KB)January 2007
Wisconsin Mixture Characterization Using the SPT (51 KB)January 2007
Recycled Asphalt Pavement Levels in Flexible Pavement (85 KB)November 2006
Concrete Overlays of Flexible Pavement - Construction, Performance, Failures (128 KB)November 2005
Elastic-Layer Theory, Top-Down Cracking, and Deep Strength HMA Pavements (120 KB)November 2004
In-Place Permeability of HMA Pavements (203 KB)November 2004
Pavement Joint Adhesive Evaluation (122 KB)November 2004

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