Rubber-Asphalt Open-Graded Friction Course: I-5, Columbia River Bridge to 39th Street

Performance evaluations were conducted of open-graded friction course sections constructed using conventional binders, rubber modified binders, and polymer modified binders. Visual inspections of the pavements 11 years after construction were inconclusive with regard to the superiority of any one type of binder as all were performing on an equal basis.


Publication Date: 
Wednesday, October 1, 1997
Publication Number: 
WA-RD 445.1
Last modified: 
10/12/2016 - 15:41
Keith Anderson.
Washington (State). Dept. of Transportation. Planning and Programming Service Center; Washington (State). Dept. of Transportation. Research Office.
Number of Pages: 
Asphalt additives, Asphalt rubber, Binder course, Friction course, Open graded aggregates, Overlays (Pavements), Pavement performance, Polymer asphalt, Recycled materials, Surface course (Pavements), Tires.