Optimization of Pavement Surface Properties

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CAIT project no.: CAIT-UTC-NC21

Fiscal Year: 2014/2015

Status: Final

Rutgers-CAIT Author(s): Gerardo Flintsch, Ph.D., Virginia Tech, Patrick Szary, Ph.D.

External Author(s): Kevin McGhee, VCTIR

Sponsor(s): FHWA - RITA, Virginia Center for Transportation Innovation and Research


This research will compile all the data collected as part of the VDOT Quiet Pavement Implementation Program, create a comprehensive database, analyze the relationship between the various pavement surface properties and vehicle response parameters, study their evolution over time and provide recommendations regarding the potential benefits of the best performing pavement surfaces.