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Federal Highway Administration Support for TPF-5(039) Falling Weight Deflectometer Calibration Center and Operational Improvements

Project Information

Project ID: 
FHWA-PROJ-08-0010
Project Abstract: 

Support activities of the pooled fund study by performing quality assurance reviews of the State-hosted calibration centers, attend and facilitate Technical Advisory Committee meetings, see the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials falling weight deflectometer calibration standard through the review process, and publish the final reports.

Goals

The key project objective is to develop improved falling weight deflectometer (FWD) calibration procedures, which is critical to reliable and effective pavement design.

Research HUB ID: 
7761
Project Status: 
Completed
Project Funding Amount (Contract Award Amount): 
$997,189
Start Date: 
Saturday, July 5, 2008
End Date: 
Monday, July 19, 2010
Public Access Plan: 
No
FHWA AMRP Program: 
Infrastructure
FHWA AMRP Activity: 
Long-Term Infrastructure Performance Program
FHWA Activity: 
Long-Term Pavement Performance
Project Outputs: 

Improved falling weight deflectometer (FWD) calibration procedures.