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The Development of Asphalt Mix Creep Parameters and Finite Element Modeling of Asphalt Rutting
This paper describes a method of predicting the behaviour of various asphalt mixes in terms of their rutting resistance and linking these behaviours to an accelerated performance testing tool andExpand
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Accelerated Performance Testing of Canadian Asphalt Mixes Using Three Different Wheel Rut Testers
Asphalt pavement rutting is one of the most common and destructive pavement distresses observed on Canadian roads, particularly in the urban environment at intersections. A reliable, acceleratedExpand
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Sustainable Pavements - Making the Case for Longer Design Lives for Flexible Pavements
Over one quarter of the world's greenhouse gas emissions are caused by transportation and especially road transportation. It is critical for the road construction industry to become part of theExpand
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Evaluation of stiffness to predict rutting resistance of hot-mix asphalt: a Canadian case study
This paper investigates the relationship between the stiffness and rutting resistance of hot-mix asphalt. Ten different types of hot-mix asphalt were examined. The Superpave mix design method wasExpand
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Effect of Utility Cuts on Serviceability of Pavement Assets - A Case Study from the City of Calgary
The City of Calgary has a road network of nearly 16,000 lane-kilometres with an asset value of about $10.0B. With such an extensive roadway network, it can be very expensive and disruptive to carryExpand
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Challenges in Designing Pavements for Bus Rapid Transit Projects - Experience in York Region, Ontario
There are a number of challenges when adopting existing heavily travelled arterial roads to accommodate Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) lanes. These include the widening/strengthening old deterioratedExpand
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Construction of Durable Longitudinal Joints - The Courage to Use Innovations Pays Off
Poorly constructed longitudinal joints will likely lead to joint opening, cracking and ravelling. There are a number of factors that should be considered for cold joint construction that may impactExpand
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Perpetual Asphalt Pavements
Traditionally, flexible road pavements are designed to last 20 years. With the rapidly increasing traffic volumes on urban arterial roadways, the major disruption to normal traffic operations, andExpand
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EVALUATION OF SUPERPAVE VOLUMETRIC MIX DESIGN TECHNOLOGY FOR URBAN HOT-MIX ASPHALT
This paper was presented at the 'Strategic investment alternatives for sutainable roadway materials' session. A comparative evaluation of the Superpave volumetric mix design system technology, withExpand
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Innovative, Comprehensive Design and Construction of Perpetual Pavement on the Red Hill Valley Parkway in Hamilton
This paper will present the innovative approach used to design a perpetual pavement on the Red Hill Valley Parkway in Hamilton, Ontario. This approach included a feasibility study including lifeExpand
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