Maintenance crews on Hwy 53 in St. Paul

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Minnesota's Cold Weather Road Research Facility

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Section Design Profiles

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Low Volume Road

 

The Low Volume Road carries a controlled five axle semi tractor trailer loaded to various weight conditions.

 

 

 

Low Volume Road

 

 

 

 

 

 

Drive the Low Volume Road

These videos were shot using a GoPro camera during the summer of 2012.

 

 

From East to West (south track)

Cell 54 - Mesabi Hard Rock PCC Cell 53 - 60 Year Concrete Design
Cell 52 - Concrete Initiatives Cell 32 - Concrete Initiatives
Cell 79 - Stabilized Full Depth Reclamation Cell 78 - Stabilized Full Depth Reclamation
Cell 77 - Stabilized Full Depth Reclamation Cell 28 - Stabilized Full Depth Reclamation
Cell 27 - GCBD Fabric Cell 89 - Pervious PCC Pavement
Cell 88 - Porous HMA Pavement Cell 87 - Pervious/Porous HMA Control
Cell 86 - Porous HMA Pavement Cell 85 - Pervious PCC Pavement
Cell 24 - Aging Study  

 

 

From West to East (north track)

Cell 33 - Acid Modified Pavement Cell 31 - Mesabi Hard Rock HMA Cell 34 - Acid Modified Pavement
Cell 35 - Acid Modified Pavement Cell 36 - Original Concrete
Cell 37 - Original Concrete Cell 38 - Original Concrete
Cell 39 - Pervious Concrete Overlay of PCC Cell 40 - Original Concrete