The flexible team is comprised of technical experts in the area of new and rehabilitation of asphalt roadways. Activities include prioritization of short and long term research, development of long term research test sections at MnROAD and providing input to the technology transfer team on what should be marketed.
Current Projects and Resources
Team Research Development
Tech Transfer Write-ups
Tack Coats (NRRA Original Statement) - Draft August 5th (WORD)
HMA Performance Testing (Aug. 2016) (WORD)
- Longitudinal Joint Construction Performance (NRRA Original Statement) - March 2017 (WORD)
Long Term Research Write-ups
Cold Central Plant Recycling (CCPR) (LRRB Problem Statement - 6/14/2017 (WORD)
Performance Testing - Draft Working Document for all HMA mixes--July 11, 2017 (WORD)
- Developing Best Practices for Rehabilitation of Concrete with Hot Mix Asphalt (HMA) Overlays related to Density and Reflective Cracking (June 14, 2017)
- HMA Draft Sampling Plan--July 11, 2017 (spreadsheet)
MnROAD Test Cell Background Information
Topics (Newsletter, Research Pays Off, videos)
Meeting Notes/Action Items
Meetings are held the first and third Wednesday of every month, 10:00 a.m. -11:00 a.m. Note that meeting dates/times may change depending on member schedules and holidays.