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MnROAD - Field Monitoring

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Field Monitoring

MnDOT staff collects pavement performance data on each of its test sections in a consistent documented method. The table below provides a description of the monitoring along with links to the latest data. Note: Most documents are in PDF form.

Measurement Grouping

Monitoring Method

(Description of data collection)

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Link to the Data
Asphalt
Concrete

Composite

& PCC Overlays

Stiffness

Falling Weight Deflectometer

Lightweight Deflectometer

 

FWD

LWD

FWD

LWD

FWD

LWD

Strength

Dynamic Cone Penetrometer

Nuclear Density

Moisture Content

DCP

Nuclear

Moisture

DCP

Nuclear

Moisture

DCP

N/A

Moisture

Ride

Pavement Management Van

Light weight Profiler

Ride Data

PM

LISA

PM

LISA

PM

LISA

Distress

Distress (Crack) Surveys

PCC Joint Faulting

Lane/Shoulder Drop-Off

Rutting

PCC Cracked Panels

HMA Cracking

 

PCC Faulting Data

 

Rutting Data

Cracked Panels Data

HMA Cracking Data

Distress

N/A

N/A

Rutting

 

 

Distress

Faulting

Drop-off

N/A

 

 

Distress

Faulting

Drop-off

Rutting

 

 

Texture

Sand Patch

Friction Tester (Locked Wheel)

Circular Texture Meter

Sand

Friction

CTM

Sand

Friction

CTM

Sand

Friction

CTM

Noise

On-board Sound Intensity

Sound Absorption

OBSI

Sound

OBSI

Sound

OBSI

Sound