Deterioration trends of asphalt pavement friction and roughness from medium-term surveys on major Italian roads

Susanna, A, Crispino, M, Giustozzi, F and Toraldo, E 2017, 'Deterioration trends of asphalt pavement friction and roughness from medium-term surveys on major Italian roads', International Journal of Pavement Research and Technology, vol. 10, no. 5, pp. 421-433.


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Title Deterioration trends of asphalt pavement friction and roughness from medium-term surveys on major Italian roads
Author(s) Susanna, A
Crispino, M
Giustozzi, F
Toraldo, E
Year 2017
Journal name International Journal of Pavement Research and Technology
Volume number 10
Issue number 5
Start page 421
End page 433
Total pages 13
Publisher Chinese Society of Pavement Engineering
Abstract Deterioration models are the key factor for effective Pavement Management Systems, helping out road agencies to assess the actual pavement condition and forecast future performance of the asset. Among pavement condition characteristics, friction should be taken into account due to its important effect on user safety, while roughness could be used to express user comfort. The purpose of this study was to provide a reasonable case study for future improvements of Italian road management, even if the length of the analyzed highways was not intended to be representative of the overall Italian network. This research studied the friction trend (Side Force Coefficient) depending on traffic levels (ESALs) and pavement aging for Italian highways, combining the data with roughness and macrotexture. Surface characteristics were monitored during a seven-year time span. A selection of different road sections with homogeneous traffic levels, similar environmental conditions and surface material was performed and high-speed/high-quality road surveys were used for distress data collection. Pavement deterioration models for Italian road sectors were developed at project level, as starting point to advance pavement management practices in Italy. Degradation curves showed the same trends for similar pavement structures, materials and traffic levels; on the other hand, differences in pavement characteristics, increased ESALs and various maintenance treatments significantly altered those trends. 2017 Chinese Society of Pavement Engineering. Production and hosting by Elsevier B.V. This is an open access article under the CC BY-NC-ND license (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/4.0/).
Subject Infrastructure Engineering and Asset Management
Transport Engineering
Keyword(s) Pavement Management System
Deterioration models
Friction
Roughness
MPD
High-speed monitoring
DOI - identifier 10.1016/j.ijprt.2017.07.002
Copyright notice © 2017 Chinese Society of Pavement Engineering. Production and hosting by Elsevier B.V. CC BY-NC-ND license
ISSN 1996-6814
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