Title

Comparison of Laser-Based and Sand Patch Measurements of Pavement Surface Macrotexture

Document Type

Article

Publication Date

2-2012

Publication Title

Journal of Transportation Engineering

Volume

138

Issue

2

First page number:

176

Last page number:

181

Abstract

This study compares the results of two measurement methods for pavement surface macrotexture: the ASTM E965 sand patch volumetric method and the Digital Surface Roughness Meter (DSRM, laser technique) conducted at a total of 13 different paved road sites in metropolitan Clark County, Nevada. Least-squares regression of DSRM-measured mean profile depth (MPD) on sand patch mean texture depth (MTD) was statistically significant (r2=0.95, p

Keywords

ASTM E965; Digital Surface Roughness Meter; Mean texture depth; Measurement; Pavements; Pavement macrotexture; Sand; Sand patch; Transportation engineering

Disciplines

Civil and Environmental Engineering | Civil Engineering | Environmental Engineering | Environmental Indicators and Impact Assessment | Environmental Sciences | Sustainability

Language

English

Permissions

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Identifier

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1061/(ASCE)TE.1943-5436.0000315

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