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

Project Information

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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.


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

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Start Date: 
Saturday, July 5, 2008
End Date: 
Monday, July 19, 2010
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FHWA AMRP Program: 
FHWA AMRP Activity: 
Long-Term Infrastructure Performance Program
FHWA Activity: 
Long-Term Pavement Performance
Project Outputs: 

Improved falling weight deflectometer (FWD) calibration procedures.