General Guidance

US 101 in Washington state.
Figure 1: US 101 in Washington state.

A two-lane highway in Hawaii
Figure 2: A two-lane highway in Hawaii

 

This is an informational resource on hot mix asphalt (HMA). It contains a general overview of all HMA aspects. It is intended to assist those who work with HMA in any way including architects, engineers, contractors, students, and homeowners.

  • Pavement Checklist
  • Pavement Distress
  • Top-Down Cracking
  • References

Suggested Reading

  • Asphalt Institute. (2001{{1}}). HMA Construction. Manual Series No. 22 (MS-22). Asphalt Institute. Lexington, KY.
  • ASTM D 6433 – Standard Practice for Roads and Parking Lots Pavement Condition Index Surveys. From American Society for Testing and Materials (ASTM). (2000{{2}}). Annual Book of ASTM Standards, Section four: Construction. vol. 4.03. American Society for Testing and Materials. West Conshohocken, PA.
  • Transportation Research Board (TRB). (2000{{3}}). Hot-Mix Asphalt Paving Handbook 2000. Transportation Research Board, National Research Council. Washington, D.C.

Publications Cited

  • Asphalt Paving Association of Iowa (APAI). (no date given). Asphalt Paving Design Guide. APAI. West Des Moines, IA. http://www.apai.net.
  • Roberts, F.L., Kandhal, P.S., Brown, E.R., Lee, D.Y., and Kennedy, T.W. (1996{{4}}). Hot Mix Asphalt Materials, Mixture Design, and Construction. National Asphalt Paving Association Education Foundation. Lanham, MD.

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[[2]]Annual Book of ASTM Standards, Section four: Construction.  vol. 4.03.  American Society for Testing and Materials.  West Conshohocken, PA.[[2]]

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[[4]]Hot Mix Asphalt Materials, Mixture Design, and Construction.  National Asphalt Paving Association Education Foundation.  Lanham, MD.
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