1st Edition

Sustainability, Eco-efficiency, and Conservation in Transportation Infrastructure Asset Management

Edited By Massimo Losa, Tom Papagiannakis Copyright 2014

    Worldwide there is a growing interest in efficient planning and the design, construction and maintenance of transportation facilities and infrastructure assets. The 3rd International Conference on Transportation Infrastructure ICTI 2014 (Pisa, April 22-25, 2014) contains contributions on sustainable development and preservation of transportation infrastructure assets, with a focus on eco-efficient and cost-effective measures. Sustainability, Eco-efficiency and Conservation in Transportation Infrastructure Asset Management includes a selection of peer reviewed papers on a wide variety of topics:

    • Advanced modeling tools (LCA, LCC, BCA, performance prediction,design tools and systems)

    • Data management (monitoring and evaluation)

    • Emerging technologies and equipments

    • Innovative strategies and practices

    • Environmental sustainability issues

    • Eco-friendly design and materials

    • Re-use or recycling of resources

    • Pavements, tracks, and structures

    • Case studies

    Sustainability, Eco-efficiency and Conservation in Transportation Infrastructure Asset Management will be particularly of interest to academics, researchers, and practitioners involved in sustainable development and maintenance of transportation infrastructure assets.

    Section 1: Asphalt materials

    1.1 Recycled materials in asphalt mixtures

    Foamed bitumen bound mixtures made with marginal aggregates: An experimental study
    M. Pasetto & N. Baldo

    Use of vitrified municipal solid waste bottom ash as a filler substitute in asphalt mixtures
    E. Santagata, M. Bassani & O. Baglieri

    POLYMIX: Polymeric waste in asphalt mixes
    R.C. Barrasa, E.S. Caballero, D.C. Fresno, E.V. Andrés & M.N. Fernandez

    Rutting resistance of Stone Mastic Asphalts with steel slag and Coal Ash
    M. Pasetto & N. Baldo

    1.2 Characterization and evaluation of recycled mixtures

    Characterisation of Recycled Asphalt Pavement mixes—comparing New Zealand experience to international experience
    S. Kodippily, T. Henning, D. Wilson, G. Holleran & I. Holleran

    Effect of reinforced fibers on stiffness of recycled asphalt half-warm emulsion mixes
    E. Toraldo, G. Martinez-Arguelles & E. Mariani

    Influence of cement and limestone filler on the rheological properties of mastic in cold bituminous recycled mixtures
    G. Dondi, F. Mazzotta, C. Sangiorgi, M. Pettinari, A. Simone, V. Vignali & P. Tataranni

    Evaluation of the effect of using foamed bitumen and bitumen emulsion in cold recycling technology
    M. Iwański & A. Chomicz-Kowalska

    Mechanical bitumen recovery from asphalt samples
    W. JvdM. Steyn & D. Dednam

    1.3 Innovative asphalt materials and rubber modified asphalt

    Thermophysical properties of graphite-modified asphalt mixture and numerical analyses for snow melting pavement
    D.-W. Park, S. Dessouky & S.-D. Hwang

    Experimental investigation of the dynamic behaviour of asphalt concrete treated with photocatalytic mortars
    M. Bocci, G. Cerni & S. Colagrande

    Moisture damage evaluation in carbon nanotubes reinforced asphalts
    K.H. Al-Adham & M.D. Arifuzzaman

    Identification of the more suitable warm mix additives for crumb rubber modified binders
    P. Leandri, P. Rocchio & M. Losa

    Development of a laboratory test procedure for the evaluation of potential gaseous emissions of asphalt rubber bituminous mixtures
    M.C. Zanetti, S. Fiore, B. Ruffino, E. Santagata, M. Lanotte & D. Dalmazzo

    1.4 Warm mix asphalt technology

    Moisture and frost resistance of asphalt concrete with foamed bitumen modified with synthetic wax
    M. Iwański & J. Mrugała

    Laboratory studies concerning “warm mix” technology applied to asphalt mixtures with local limestone aggregates for base course
    C. Răcănel & A. Burlacu

    Effects of foam agents on foaming processes and physical and rheological properties of bitumens
    M. Crispino, F. Giustozzi, G. Martinez-Arguelles & E. Toraldo

    Microstructural, chemical and thermal analyses of Warm Mix Asphalt
    I. Menapace, E. Masad, D. Little, E. Kassem & A. Bhasin

    Study of an asphalt mixture for airport using “warm mix” technology
    C. Răcănel & C. Petcu

    1.5 Reclaimed asphalt pavement in mixtures

    Influence of reclaimed asphalt with polymer modified bitumen on properties of different asphalts for a wearing course
    J. Komačka, E. Remišová, G. Liu, G. Leegwater & E. Nielsen

    The influence of the AC overlay on the performance of foamed asphalt recycled pavements
    A. Loizos, V. Papavasiliou & C. Plati

    Recycled materials in Superpave mixtures in Kansas
    N. Sabahfar, S.R. Aziz & M. Hossain

    Statistical evaluation of water and frost resistance of deep cold recycled bases with foamed bitumen, hydrophobic activators and fines
    M. Iwański, P. Buczyński & G. Mazurek

    Short-term bearing capacity of foam bitumen recycled mixtures using lime as active filler
    G. Betti, U. Pinori, A. Marradi, A. Cocurullo, G. Airey, F. Picariello, G. Tebaldi & K. Jenkins

    Section 2: Non asphalt materials

    2.1 Waste materials in infrastructure construction

    Performance evaluation of Construction and Demolition and other waste materials
    G. Dondi, C. Sangiorgi, C. Lantieri, A. Simone, V. Vignali & R. Lamperti

    Gasification bottom ash in road pavements
    N. Fiore, A. D’Andrea, C. Tozzo & M. Zagaroli

    Application of residual of milled covers asphalt for the purpose of mechanical stabilization of the surface layers of unpaved roads
    A.I.E. Pinto & B.C.E.L. Paiva

    The use of recycled glassfoam aggregates for lightweight embankment
    G. Betti, U. Pinori & A. Marradi

    Applications of super compaction technique using granite by-products
    A. Contu, A. Etzi, J. Rombi, S. Portas & M. Coni

    2.2 Concrete pavements and stabilized materials

    Investigation on the functional and mechanical performance of differentially compacted pervious concrete for road pavements
    A. Bonicelli, F. Giustozzi, M. Crispino & M. Borsa

    Experimental study of compaction quality for roller compacted concrete pavement containing rubber tire wastes
    A. Meddah, M. Beddar & A. Bali

    Proposal of eco-compatible mixtures (C&D-EAF slag) for road constructions
    D. Ciampa & S. Olita

    Evaluation of swine manure stabilizer on selected pavement material
    W. JvdM. Steyn, A. Coetzee & H. Welman

    Section 3: Asphalt pavements

    3.1 Asphalt pavement response and evaluation

    Wave propagation analysis and backcalculation for lightweight deflectometer test
    F. Kawana, Y. Takeuchi, M. Terada, K. Kubo & K. Matsui

    Wireless pavement sensors for wide-area instrumentation
    E. Levenberg, I. Shmuel, M. Orbach & B. Mizrachi

    Backcalculation of asphalt concrete modulus master curve from field measured falling weight deflectometer data using a new time domain viscoelastic dynamic solution
    and hybrid optimization scheme
    I. Zaabar, K. Chatti & N. Lajnef

    Investigation of highway pavements using in-situ strain sensors
    P. Gaborit, C. Sauzéat, H. Di Benedetto, S. Pouget, F. Olard & A. Claude

    Accuracy in predicting viscoelastic response of instrumented asphalt pavements
    M. Losa & A. Di Natale

    3.2 Asphalt pavement performance and design

    Characteristics of two perpetual pavements at the NCAT test track
    D. Timm, M. Robbins & J.R. Willis

    Structural and life cycle cost analysis of two perpetual pavements
    D. Timm & N. Tran

    Prediction of development of asphalt pavement ruts
    J. Čelko & M. Slabej

    Performance study over the use of reinforced flexible pavement with steel mesh at Brazilian road
    R.M. Fortes, J.V. Merighi, A.F.B. Ressutte, M.E. Miyashiro & J.B.R. da Silva

    Measurements of lateral distribution of vehicle wheels and its effect on fatigue life of asphalt concrete
    M.R. Islam, R.A. Tarefder & I.A. Syed

    Some remarks on landing kinematic characteristics of aircrafts
    A. Schibani, B. Festa, M. D’Apuzzo & V. Nicolosi

    3.3 Asphalt concrete modeling and performance

    Modeling asphalt concrete cyclic creep behavior
    H. Zelelew, E. Mahmoud & A.T. Papagiannakis

    Fracture characterization of hot-mix asphalt by indirect ring tension test
    A. Zeinali, K.C. Mahboub & P.B. Blankenship

    Calibration of fatigue and rutting distress models for non conventional asphalt concrete materials
    F. La Torre, L. Domenichini & M. Meocci

    Performance characterization of asphalt mixtures using meso mechanics approach
    M. Woldekidan, M. Huurman, C. Sangiorgi, C. Lantieri & E. Vaccari

    Characterisation of fatigue resistance of alternative pavement design for the state of Qatar
    H. Sadek, H. Al-Khalid, E. Masad, O. Sirin & K. Hassan

    Performance of AC-12.5 designed by Marshall and Superpave procedure
    A.F. Nikolaides & E. Manthos

    3.4 Impact of climate change on asphalt pavements and case studies

    Predicting pavement performance due to temperature increase caused by global warming
    M.I. Hossain, U.A. Mannan & R.A. Tarefder

    TRACC-EXPERT: Tool for the selection of paving techniques adapted to climate change
    R. Micaelo, L. Quaresma & A. Ferreira

    The potential effects of climate change on selected flexible South African pavements
    W. JvdM. Steyn & T. Pretorius

    The quality of bitumen for road paving application in Malaysia: Why should it be a concern?
    Mohd.H. Harun & S.M.A. Zainal

    Section 4: Pavement surface properties

    4.1 Surface characteristics measurement and management

    Development of an asphalt durability raveling test
    R. Mitchell, D. Woodward & C. Maguire

    Comparison of surface parameters for a 10 mm SMA using close range photogrammetry and high resolution laser scanning
    G. McQuaid, D. Woodward & P. Millar

    Management of flushing of chipseal pavements using multiple assessment techniques
    S. Kodippily, T. Henning, J. Ingham & G. Holleran

    Utilizing the seasonal variations of skid resistance to plan pavement preventive maintenance
    C. Plati, K. Georgouli & A. Loizos

    Pavement maintenance programming considering two objectives: Maintenance costs and residual value of pavements
    S. Meneses & A. Ferreira

    4.2 Tyre rolling resistance and air pollution

    Effect of pavement surface characteristics on vehicle fuel consumption and emission
    H. Wang

    Study on the pavement surface properties and tire rolling resistance
    A. Kawakami, M. Terada, K. Kubo & T. Ishigaki

    A field investigation of the effect of pavement type on fuel consumption
    I. Zaabar & K. Chatti

    The management of air pollution from vehicular traffic by implementing forecasting models
    M. Agostinacchio, D. Ciampa, M. Diomedi & S. Olita

    Environmental-related performance measures framework for sustainable asset management practices
    M. Vavrova & C.M.C. Albitres

    4.3 Measurement and modeling of pavement friction

    On the importance of rubber temperature in tire-rubber friction on stone surfaces
    M.M. Villani, A. Scarpas, C. Kasbergen, A. de Bondt, R. Khedoe, F. Spieard & I. Artamendi

    Pavement surface properties and their impact on performance-related pay adjustments
    R. Vaiana & F.G. Praticò

    Data monitoring of friction value tests on a high seasonality runway
    F. Pigozzi, M. Coni, S. Portas & F. Maltinti

    4.4 Porous pavements

    Effects of initial conditioning temperature on the Cantabro test results of porous asphalt
    M.R. Mohd Hasan, M.O. Hamzah & P. Sakai

    Prediction of hydraulic and acoustic properties of open-graded mixes
    A. Umiliaco, A. Benedetto, F. Tosti, G. Di Mino & G. Rodonò

    Influences of pore size on the permeability and skid resistance of porous pavement
    L. Zhang, G.P. Ong & T.F. Fwa

    Minimizing water runoff by permeable pavements: Pros and contras
    P. Filianoti & F.G. Praticò

    HMA sustainability: Producing a recycled permeable mix that performs as well as the original porous mix
    F.G. Praticò, R. Vaiana, T. Iuele & A.J. Puppala

    Section 5: Railways

    5.1 Railway track

    Evaluation of rail defects provided by high performance measuring devices
    M. D’Apuzzo, B. Festa & E. Miraglia

    Effect of rainfall quantities on FWD measurements conducted on railway sub-ballast structures
    N.A. Livneh & M. Livneh

    Competition in rail transport: Methodology to evaluate economic impact of new trains on track
    P. Di Mascio, G. Loprencipe & L. Moretti

    Hot-mix asphalt (bituminous) railway trackbeds: In-track tests, evaluations, and performances—a global perspective: Part I—Introduction to asphalt trackbeds and international applications
    and practices
    J.G. Rose & R. Souleyrette

    Hot-mix asphalt (bituminous) railway trackbeds: In-track tests, evaluations, and performances—a global perspective: Part II—United States asphalt trackbed applications
    and practices
    J.G. Rose & R. Souleyrette

    Hot-mix asphalt (bituminous) railway trackbeds: In-track tests, evaluations, and performances—a global perspective: Part III—U.S. asphalt trackbed materials evaluations
    and tests
    J.G. Rose & R. Souleyrette

    Section 6: Equipments

    6.1 Emerging technologies and equipments

    Efficient air-launched ground-penetrating radar inspections in a large-scale road network
    F. Tosti, A. Benedetto & A. Calvi

    Development of a new response-type road roughness measuring system
    E. Santagata & S. Sciamanna

    Tools for safety inspection and management of road networks
    S. Cafiso, A. Di Graziano, G. Pappalardo & O. Giudice

    Network level experience using of 3D pavement technology for evaluating rutting, texture, and distress
    D.J. Swan

    Automated active work zone notification system
    J.M. Jenkins & M. Shields

    Section 7: Case studies

    7.1 Sustainability and conservation case studies

    Environmentally friendly road barriers
    F. Pilia & F. Maltinti

    Capability of Italian existing bridges to resist the impact against safety barriers
    M. Pernetti, M. D’Apuzzo & F. Galante

    The development of the Italian motorways of the sea network in the years 2008–2012
    M. Lupi & A. Farina

    Transport and urban planning concepts to address sustainability and environmental concerns
    F.I. Awadallah


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