PCCP Texture Modification Using the Skidabrader

A Skidabrader machine was used to remove the corduroy texture of a section of PCCP on Interstate 5 in Seattle Washington. The corduroy texture of the pavement was the product of a previous diamond grinding operation that improved the ride quality and restored the transverse profile of the pavement.

Publication Date: 
Sunday, December 31, 2006
Publication Number: 
WA-RD 667.1
Last modified: 
10/12/2016 - 15:41
Authors: 
Keith W. Anderson, Jeff Uhlmeyer, Linda Pierce.
Originator: 
Washington State Transportation Center (TRAC)
Number of Pages: 
14
Subject: 
Equipment, Field tests, Friction course, Glare, Machines, Pavement grooving, Portland cement concrete, Surface course (Pavements), Texture, Visibility.