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Specification HMA PCC
Testing Device Inertial Profiler Inertial Profiler
Smoothness Index MRI MRI
Blanking Band N/A N/A
Incentive/Disincentive Must Correct Only Must Correct Only
Localized Roughness Provision Yes Yes
Files MI_ALL_1_1.pdf

Please Note: The pavement smoothness specifications listed above represent the most "advanced" specifications available in each state. These specifications may or may not be applied to every project as some specifications are currently in the pilot phase of implementation. Please contact a state highway agency representative to determine the status of a particular specification. If you are a state highway agency representative and wish to provide updated information for this website, please contact us.

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