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  • Li, Peng; Liu, Jenny; Eckman, Paul (Alaska University Transportation Center, 2014-08)
    Geosynthetics has been used in hot mix asphalt (HMA) overlays in a variety of design and construction situations for more than three decades. A number of positive benefits have been identified such as waterproofing control ...
  • Hesp, Simon A. M. (Alaska University Transportation Center, 2015-06-10)
    The Alaska Department of Transportation and Public Facilities (ADOT&PF) sampled five different asphalt cements for specialized testing at Queen’s University in Kingston, Ontario. This report documents and discusses the ...
  • Schnabel, William E.; Fortier, Richard; Kanevskiy, Mikhail; Munk, Jens; Shur, Yuri; Trochim, Erin (Alaska University Transportation Center, 2014-07)
    This report describes a series of geophysical surveys conducted in conjunction with geotechnical investigations carried out by the Alaska Department of Transportation and Public Facilities. The purpose of the study was to ...
  • Aguirre-Realpe, Diego A.; Kowalsky, Mervyn J.; Nau, James M.; Gabr, Mohammed (Alaska University Transportation Center, 2016-12)
    Reinforced concrete filled steel tube pile-columns are structural elements commonly used in bridge supports in high seismic regions because RCFSTs provide increased levels of strength, ductility, and energy dissipation as ...
  • Perkins, Robert (Alaska University Transportation Center, 2009-08)
    Creosote is a wood preservative that is used in marine structures in Alaska, such as piles, docks, and floating structures. Some of the PAH chemicals in creosote are toxic to marine organisms, and resources agencies and ...
  • Liu, Juanyu (Alaska University Transportation Center, 2010-04)
    In line with a field demonstration project of WMA using Sasobit conducted in Southeast Alaska, this study focused on experimentally assessing the engineering properties of Sasobit modified WMA binders and mixes. Performance ...
  • Lee, Ming; Moose, Dan (Alaska University Transportation Center, 2013-03)
    The Eklutna River/Glenn Highway bridge has sustained repeated impacts from overheight trucks. In 2006, ADOT&PF installed an overheight vehicle warning system. The system includes laser detectors, alarms, and message boards. ...
  • Barnes, David; Seefeldt, Steve (Alaska University Transportation Center, 2009-12)
    After more than 20 years of only mechanical brush cutting, ADOT&PF evaluated the use of herbicides to manage vegetation that interferes with line-of-sight and maintenance of the roadway. While researchers have investigated ...
  • Li, Lin; McHattie, Robert; Zhang, Xiong; Zhang, Mingchu (Alaska University Transportation Center, 2014-08)
    Cut slopes are usually required to achieve roadway design grades in the ice-rich permafrost areas in Alaska. However, excavation and exposure of a cut slope destroy the existing thermal balance and result in degradation ...
  • Hicks, R. Gary; Connor, Billy; McHattie, Robert (Alaska University Transportation Center, 2014-12)
    Soil Stabilization is used for a variety of activities including temporary wearing curses, working platforms, improving poor subgrade materials, upgrading marginal materials, dust control, and recycling old roads containing ...

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