2007 Symposium on Cracking in Asphalt Pavements

WRI Pavement Performance Prediction Symposium - Cracking in Asphalt Pavements July 2007

Western Research Institute (WRI) organized and held a Symposium on Cracking in Asphalt Pavements, which followed the 2007 Petersen
Asphalt Research Conference. The Symposium was sponsored by the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA).

  • Welcome and Introduction, Ray Robertson, Western Research Institute
  • An Overview of Cracking, Tom Scarpas, Delft University of Technology
  • User Perspective-Moderator: Ernest Bastian, Jr., FHWA

  • Asphalt Roadmap: A Commitment to the Future for Research and Technology, Dale Decker, Consultant
  • NDOR Perspective, Laird Weishahn, Nebraska Department of Roads
  • A Crack is a Crack—MnDOT's Perspective on Cracking in Asphalt Pavements, Tim Clyne, Minnesota Department of Transportation
  • Reflective Cracking: Moving HMA from a Maintenance Treatment to a Rehabilitation Alternative, Chris Williams, Iowa State University
  • Crack Formation and Propagation Moderator: Cheryl Richter, FHWA

  • Reflective Crack Relief Interlayers, William Buttlar, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
  • Asphalt Binder vs. Asphalt Mixtures: Investigation of Low Temperature Cracking in Asphalt Pavements-National Pooled Fund Study 776,
        Mihai Marasteanu, University of Minnesota
  • Fatigue Cracking, Robert Lytton, Texas A&M University
  • Modeling Crack Formation, Tom Scarpas, Delft University of Technology
  • Soil and Base Stability-Moderator: Eric Weaver, FHWA

  • Modeling Unbound Base & Subgrade Layers for Pavement Performance Prediction, Cheryl Richter, Federal Highway Administration
  • Modeling Base Stability, Dallas Little, Texas A&M University
  • Lime Use for Soil and Base Improvement, Application Design Testing, Eric Berger, Chemical Lime Company
  • Mitigation of Cracking in AC-Moderator: Jack Youtcheff, FHWA

  • Reflective Crack Mitigation Using an Asphalt Concrete Interlayer System, Jason Bausano, SemMaterials
  • Spray Applied Polymer Surface Seals, Gayle King, GHK, Inc.
  • Mitigation of Reflective Cracking, Michael Samueloff, Owens Corning
  • Overview of Crack Sealing Technology, Jim Chehovits, Crafco, Inc.