EXPLORE CEER

Accelerated Implementation of Intelligent Compaction Technology for Embankment Subgrade Soils, Aggregate Base, and Asphalt Pavement Materials

Project Investigators

David White , Heath Gieselman , Pavana Vennapusa

Students

Brad Fleming, Rachel Goldsmith, Justin Harland, Luke Johanson, Stephen Quist, Jiake Zhang

Project Schedule

Sep 2007 to Aug 2011

Acknowledgments

Ammann Construction Equipment, Bomag Americas, Inc., Case Construction Equipment, Dynapac, Federal Highway Administration Transportation Pooled Fund (TPF-5(128)), Sakai Heavy Industries Ltd., State DOT Partners: IN, KS, MN, MS, ND, NY, TX, Transtec Group

Keywords

intelligent compaction, soil stabilization, in situ testing, pavement foundation layers, geostatistics, in situ characterization, earthworks, compaction monitoring

Project Description

A full description of the project is available on the Federal Highway Administration pooled fund study website: http://www.pooledfund.org/Details/Study/359.

CEER team members are involved in the project to provide expertise with compaction monitoring technologies, conduct in-situ testing on field project sites using the Geotechnical Mobile Lab and open houses on field project sites to disseminate project findings, and provide training to agency and industry participants