Deflection Testing & Structural Pavement Design for El Paraiso & Reading Aves, Sacramento, CA

Materials Investigation: Falling Weight Deflectometer
Pavement Engineering: Evaluation & Design
Key Services: 
  • Structural Pavement Design
  • Deflection Testing

Perform deflection testing and structural pavement design for two roadways in Sacramento, CA.

QES' responsibilities for the project on El Paraiso and Reading Avenues in Sacramento, CA, consisted of extracting three pavement cores; collecting one subgrade soil sample; completing deflection testing using a Falling Weight Deflectometer (FWD) along the entire length of both roadways; and after analysis of the collected data, recommending a structural pavement design for each.