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Causes of premature ravelling failure in porous asphalt



Title: Causes of premature ravelling failure in porous asphalt
Author(s): J. L. M. Voskuilen, P. N. W. Verhoef
Paper category : conference
Book title: Sixth International RILEM Symposium on Performance Testing and Evaluation of Bituminous Materials
Editor(s): M. N. Partl
Print-ISBN: 2-912143-35-7
e-ISBN: 2912143772
Publisher: RILEM Publications SARL
Publication year: 2003
Pages: 191 - 197
Total Pages: 7
Nb references: 9
Language: English


Abstract: The average life span of Porous Asphalt (PA) in the Netherlands is currently 11 years. It is mainly determined by the moment that PA needs to be replaced due to an excessive degree of ravelling. Recently RHEI investigated the causes of premature failure (ravelling) in PA on two road sections. These investigations show that the life span of PA is largely determined by the quality of the construction materials used, especially that of the crushed rock and the manufacturing and laying thereof.


Online publication: 2003-03-02
Publication type : full_text
Public price (Euros): 0.00
doi: 10.1617/2912143772.022


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