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    Evaluation of Nevada's 1993-1993 Asphalt Concrete Mixtures 

    Sebaaly, Peter E.; Bush, David (1994)
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    Characteristics of CRM Binders and Mixtures Used in Nevada 

    Gopal, Venu; Sebaaly, Peter E.; Troy, Kenneth (1997)
    The use of crumb rubber modified binders to improve the performance characteristics of hot mixed asphalt (HMA) mixtures have shown mixed results throughout the U.S. Some studies showed improved performance properties such ...
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    Evaluation of Nevada's 1995-1997 HMA Mixtures 

    Sebaaly, Peter E.; Hand, Adam; Maher, Michel; Epps, Jon A. (1997)
    Recently, there have been dramatic changes in traffie volumes, axle loads, and tire pressures. Total traffic volumes have been steadily increasing and, consequently, the percentage of heavy trucks using the highway system. ...
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    Design and Construction of NDOT Test Sections on Interstate 80 

    Sebaaly, Peter E.; McNamara, Marty; Lake, Andrew; Cook, Chuck; Epps, Jon A. (1999)
    Four test sections were constructed on 1-80 east of Reno, Nevada during the month of September, 1998. The sections are located in the travel lane ofthe westbound direction of 1-80. Two sections were designed with the ...
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    Compatibility of a Test for Moisture-Induced Damage with Superpave Volumetric Mix Design 

    Epps, Jon A.; Sebaaly, Peter E.; Penaranda, Jorge; Maher, Michele R.; McCann, Martin B.; Hand, Adam J. (2000)
    This report presents recommended changes to AASHTO Standard Method of Test T283, “Resistance of Compacted Bituminous Mixture to Moisture Induced Damage,” to enhance T283’s compatibility with Superpave® volumetric mix design. ...
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    Evaluation of Rutting Resistance of Superpave and Hveem Mixtures: Volume III - Impact of Gyratory Compaction 

    Sebaaly, Peter E.; McNamara, Marty; Epps, Jon A. (2000)
    This report represents the third in a series of four reports documenting the overall evaluation of rutting resistance of Superpave and H veem mixtures. Specifically this report documents the evaluation ofthe impact of the ...
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    Evaluation of Rutting Resistance of Superpave and Hveem Mixtures: Volume 1 - Introduction and Background 

    Sebaaly, Peter E.; McNamara, Marty; Epps, Jon A. (2000)
    This report is the first in a series of four reports which document the permanent deformation evaluation studies that were conducted on mixtures used on various field projects. The field projects included sections of Hveem ...
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    Impact of Crumb Rubber and Other Fillers on the Rheological Properties of Binders 

    Sebaaly, Peter E.; Gopal, Venu; Ardila-Coulson, Maria (2000)
    This paper presents a study to evaluate the rheological properties of crumb rubber modified (CRM) binders and the impact of fillers on such properties. The objective ofthe study was to assess how crumb rubber and sand ...
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    Evaluation of Rutting Resistance of Superpave and Hveem Mixtures: Volume II - Impact of Aggregate Gradation 

    Sebaaly, Peter E.; McNamara, Marty; Epps, Jon A. (2000)
    This report represents the second in a senes of four reports documenting the overall evaluation of rutting resistance of Superpave and Hveem mixtures. Specifically this report documents the evaluation of the impact of ...
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    Performance of Lime in Hot Asphalt Mixtures 

    Sebaaly, Peter E.; McCann, Martin; Hitti, Edgard; Epps, Jon A. (2001)
    The pavement community has recognized that moisture damage of hot mixed asphalt (HMA) mixtures has been a serious problem since the early 1960s. Numerous additives have been evaluated with the objective of reducing the ...
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    Evaluation of Rehabilitation Techniques for Flexible Pavements in Nevada 

    Sebaaly, Peter E.; Tabet, Walid; Epps, Jon A.; Rahman, Mohamad (2001)
    The Nevada Department of Transportation (NDOT) is responsible for the maintenance and rehabilitation of a large number of highway miles which fit within the categories of medium to low traffic volumes. The majority of these ...
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    Evaluation of Low Temperature Properties of HMA Mixtures 

    Sebaaly, Peter E.; Lake, Andrew; Epps, Jon A. (2001)
    The deterioration of flexible pavements due to low temperature cracking is a significant and costly problem in the State of Nevada. The Nevada Department of Transportation initiated several research efforts aimed at exploring ...
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    Impact of Mixture's Parameters on the Correction Factors of the Ignition Oven Test 

    Sebaaly, Peter E.; Abdel-Mageid, Osama; Dunn, Michael; Brinkmeyer, Wayne (2001)
    The ignition oven method has been gaining popularity because ofits applicability to both laboratory and field conditions, its non-dependency on chemicals, and its ability to evaluate both binder content and aggregate ...
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    Effects of Off-Road Tires on Flexible and Granular Pavements 

    Sebaaly, Peter E.; Siddharthan, Raj; El-Desouky, Magdy; Pirathapan, Yogeswaran; Hitti, Edgard; Vivekanathan, Yatheepan (2002)
    The impact of off-road equipment on flexible and granular pavements was evaluated through a combination of field testing program and theoretical modeling. The pavement damage caused by Terragators, grain carts, scrapers, ...
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    Design and Construction of NDOT PG-Special Test Sections 

    Sebaaly, Peter E.; Dunn, Michael (2002)
    In 2000, NDOT constructed three sections on I-15 in Clark county, Nevada, as part ofcontract 3000. The objective ofthe test sections was to evaluate the field performance ofHMAmixtures designed with binders graded with the ...
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    Effect of Crumb Rubber Particle Size and Content on the Low Temperature Rheological Properties of Binders 

    Gopal, Venu T.; Sebaaly, Peter E.; Epps, Jon A. (2002)
    This paper presents a study to evaluate low temperature rheological properties of crumb rubber modified binders and the impact of the particle size and content on such properties. Three sizes of the crumb rubber (0.18, ...
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    Asphalt Concrete Anti- Stripping Techniques 

    Sebaaly, Peter E.; Tohme, Philip; Hitti, Edgard; Kaci Stansbury; Epps, Jon A. (2003)
    In 1999 the South Dakota Department of Transportation initiated a research project to assess asphalt concrete anti-stripping techniques. The overall objective of the research was to evaluate the effectiveness of anti-stripping ...
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    Evaluation of New Pavement Technologies in Nevada 

    Sebaaly, Peter E.; Bazi, Gabriel M.; Vivekanathan, Yatheep (2003)
    This report documents the performance of new rehabilitation technologies of highway pavements in Nevada. A total of five new technologies were evaluated: four for flexible pavements and one for rigid pavements. The ...
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    Performance of Superpave and Hveem Sections in Nevada: Volume IV 

    Sebaaly, Peter E.; Hand, Adam J.T.; Hanna, Danny; Mehanna, Fady (2003)
    The Nevada Department of Transportation (NDOT) has strongly supported Superpave related research and implementation efforts since the completion of the Strategic Highway Research Program (SHRP). However, it is one of the ...
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    Asphalt Concrete Anti- Stripping Techniques (executive summary) 

    Sebaaly, Peter E.; Tohme, Philip; Hitti, Edgard; Stansberry, Kaci; Epps, Jon A. (2003)
    In 1999 the South Dakota Department of Transportation initiated a research project to assess asphalt concrete anti-stripping techniques. The overall objective of the research was to evaluate the effectiveness of anti-stripping ...