Tag: National Center for Asphalt Technology

Paving away

After a successful reconstruction this summer, the National Center for Asphalt Technology has begun its sixth cycle of accelerated pavement testing. Major focus areas of the three-year cycle include pavement preservation and pavement recycling, as well as structural, surface and material studies. The first phase of the research cycle consists of constructing test sections on…




On the surface

Several sections on the National Center for Asphalt Technology’s (NCAT) Pavement Test Track have been reconstructed in preparation for the track’s fifth research cycle, which will explore ways to stretch transportation dollars. Track sections are sponsored for three-year cycles by state highway agencies and private industries, which have both specific research objectives for their section…