Tag: test track

Track star

The seventh cycle of accelerated pavement testing launched this year at the National Center for Asphalt Technology test track and consists of new mixture performance sections, instrumented structural sections and extended traffic sections. NCAT’s test track – the only high-speed, full-scale accelerated pavement testing facility in the world – is a 1.7-mile oval with experimental…




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…