This specification covers cold-mixed, cold-laid and recycled cold-mixed, cold-laid bituminous paving mixtures for base, binder, leveling, and surface courses. The following shall conform to the specified requirements: coarse and fine aggregates, mineral filler, bitumen, and composition of bituminous paving mixtures. The equipment for mixing shall be one of the following: central plant, travel plant, and grand or drag. The mixing operations are detailed and includes: (1) aggregate storage, (2) old bituminous pavement, (3) preparation of bitumen, (4) preparation and handling of mineral aggregates, (5) preparation and handling of bitumen aggregates for recycling, (6) preparation of mixture, and (7) mixing plant inspection. The tests methods that shall be used to determine the properties are sieve analysis of aggregates, sieve analysis of mineral filler, determination of bitumen content, specific gravity of coarse aggregate, specific gravity of coarse aggregate, plasticity index, and percentage of coated particles.
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1.1 This specification covers cold-mixed, cold-laid and recycled cold-mixed, cold-laid bituminous paving mixtures for base, binder, leveling, and surface courses.
2. Referenced Documents (purchase separately) The documents listed below are referenced within the subject standard but are not provided as part of the standard.
C127 Test Method for Density, Relative Density (Specific Gravity), and Absorption of Coarse Aggregate
C128 Test Method for Density, Relative Density (Specific Gravity), and Absorption of Fine Aggregate
C136 Test Method for Sieve Analysis of Fine and Coarse Aggregates
D8 Terminology Relating to Materials for Roads and Pavements
D75 Practice for Sampling Aggregates
D140 Practice for Sampling Bituminous Materials
D242 Specification for Mineral Filler For Bituminous Paving Mixtures
D448 Classification for Sizes of Aggregate for Road and Bridge Construction
D546 Test Method for Sieve Analysis of Mineral Filler for Bituminous Paving Mixtures
D692 Specification for Coarse Aggregate for Bituminous Paving Mixtures
D977 Specification for Emulsified Asphalt
D979 Practice for Sampling Bituminous Paving Mixtures
D1073 Specification for Fine Aggregate for Bituminous Paving Mixtures
D2026 Specification for Cutback Asphalt (Slow-Curing Type)
D2027 Specification for Cutback Asphalt (Medium-Curing Type)
D2028 Specification for Cutback Asphalt (Rapid-Curing Type)
D2172 Test Methods for Quantitative Extraction of Bitumen From Bituminous Paving Mixtures
D2397 Specification for Cationic Emulsified Asphalt
D2399 Practice for Selection of Cutback Asphalts
D2489 Practice for Estimating Degree of Particle Coating of Bituminous-Aggregate Mixtures
D3515 Specification for Hot-Mixed, Hot-Laid Bituminous Paving Mixtures
D3628 Practice for Selection and Use of Emulsified Asphalts
D4318 Test Methods for Liquid Limit, Plastic Limit, and Plasticity Index of Soils
E145 Specification for Gravity-Convection and Forced-Ventilation Ovens
ICS Number Code 91.100.50 (Binders. Sealing materials); 93.080.20 (Road construction materials)
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