Slippage Failure of a New Hot-Mix Asphalt Overlay

@inproceedings{Chen2010SlippageFO,
  title={Slippage Failure of a New Hot-Mix Asphalt Overlay},
  author={Dar-Hao Chen},
  year={2010}
}
A premature pavement overlay failure had occurred only 1 day after it was opened to traffic. Crescent-shaped cracks were intermittently spread over a section about 3 mi in length. Dynamic cone penetrometer results demonstrated that the slippage cracks were not linked to weak base or subgrade. Loss of overlays on structurally sound pavements due to poor bonding is an expensive error. A tack coat is considered a simple, relatively inexpensive, yet essential step in the pavement construction… CONTINUE READING

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