Measuring Pavement Rutting with Lasers : Getting Down to the Nitty-Gritty Research Record

@inproceedings{Record1997MeasuringPR,
  title={Measuring Pavement Rutting with Lasers : Getting Down to the Nitty-Gritty Research Record},
  author={Research Record and Y MATERIALSANDTECHNOLOG},
  year={1997}
}
From an Antiquated System. . . Until recently, pavement rutting was measured the old fashioned way—with a ruler and either a straight edge or a wire. These methods do not lead to accurate results. The depth of a rut can vary depending upon the length of the straight edge used. Using a wire in place of a straight edge compensates for the curvature of the road surface, but is still a slow tedious process: two people secure the ends of the wire stretching from the centerline to the shoulder by… CONTINUE READING

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