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Use of ground penetrating radar data in pavement rehabilitation strategy selection and pavement condition assessment
Author(s): Andrew J. Wimsatt; Thomas Scullion; John Ragsdale; Stacia Servos
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Paper Abstract

The Fort Worth District of the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) has used Ground Penetrating Radar (GPR) data extensively for pavement condition assessment and pavement rehabilitation type selection. GPR is a non- destructive testing technique that can determine pavement layer thicknesses as well as the presence of excessive moisture or excessive air voids in pavement layers. This paper describes four case studies where TxDOT personnel used GPR data to make pavement rehabilitation and assessment decisions.

Paper Details

Date Published: 31 March 1998
PDF: 12 pages
Proc. SPIE 3400, Structural Materials Technology III: An NDT Conference, (31 March 1998); doi: 10.1117/12.300108
Show Author Affiliations
Andrew J. Wimsatt, Texas Dept. of Transportation (United States)
Thomas Scullion, Texas Transportation Institute (United States)
John Ragsdale, Texas Transportation Institute (United States)
Stacia Servos, Texas Transportation Institute (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 3400:
Structural Materials Technology III: An NDT Conference
Ronald D. Medlock; David C. Laffrey, Editor(s)

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