Introducing TED: Our new Transportation Enterprise Data program. This is a self-service resource for all things CTDOT. In a couple of clicks you’ll be able to get data and maps of Connecticut’s roadways, traffic volumes, crash data, and more. It’s a one stop shop for geospatial data. Visit us today!

  amap.gif
Outline for
Modified Asphalt Course
ConnDOT Logo
A ConnDOT
Streaming Video Production
A. Background
B. Distresses that occur in Asphalt Pavements
C. Types of Modification
D. Use of Modified Asphalts (Elastomers, Plastomers, PPA, etc..)
E. Use of Anti-Stripping Agents with PMA
A. Chemistry of Asphalt Cement
1. Refinery Practices
2. Chemistry/Macrostructure of Modified Asphalts
3. Compatibility (Microscopy)
3. Testing and Specifications for Modified Asphalt - John Casola Video Part-1 Video Part-2
A. Superpave Specifications
B. "Plus" Specifications
1. Use Elastic Recovery, Force Ductility, Toughness and Tenacity
2. Relationship of "Plus" specifications to Performance
C. Future Direction of Specifications
A. Recommended Plant Operations
B. Handling of Asphalt Binder at Terminal
C. Handling of Asphalt Binder at HMA Plant
D. Laydown of Modified Asphalt Concrete
A. Laboratory Studies
B. Field Studies
1. Performance of Modified Asphalt Pavements at Low Temperatures
C. Life Cycle Cost Analysis