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

ISBN 9781138001473
Published April 17, 2014 by CRC Press
800 Pages

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Book Description

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.

Table of Contents

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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