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Pavement Design

Pavement Design Guide

SCDOT Pavement Design Guidelines provide engineering guidance on converting traffic and soil data to determine a new pavement design that will provide adequate serviceability for the design period with acceptable reliability.

Pavement Design Guide (PDF 1.87 Mb)

Asphalt Mix Design Guidelines

The SCDOT Asphalt Mix Design Guidelines assist in the selection of the appropriate mix types depending on the traffic and desired thicknesses. The recommended percent asphalt binder for each mix type is intended to provide guidance when estimating the quantity needed for bid purposes. However, actual binder quantity is based on mix design results and varies depending on the specific material sources used.

Asphalt Mix Design Guidelines (PDF 233 Kb)

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