Bituminous Mixes Incorporating Blended Aggregates

Report No: 79-R49

Published in 1979

About the report:

This report describes the skid performance after four years traffic of several experimental sections containing from 0% to 36% non-polishing aggregate blended with #10 limestone aggregate. A 1978 installation of an I-2 Modified (30/70) blend employing 30% #68 non-polishing aggregate and 70% #10 limestone is also discussed. Finally the anticipated 1979 work amounting to approximately 38,000 tons is mentioned.

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  • David C. Mahone, Charles S. Hughes, P.E.

Last updated: January 26, 2024

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