CC8 Daily Notes

During the duration of the CC8 Testing, daily trafficking notes were created. Daily notes were created to document the traffic testing within the NAPTF. The daily notes included general information regarding the testing parameters, loading conditions, completed passes, vehicle faults, instrumentation issues, and testing start and finish times.

 

For more information on the Daily Notes for each experiment click on the links in the table below.  

 

CC8 Phase 1 Overload Test

February 11, 2016
Seating load
February 22, 2016 Slow roll test
February 22, 2016–March 15, 2016
Full scale trafficking starts, and is paused on March 15, 2016 to accommodate construction of Phase 3 Joint Comparison section
September 14, 2016 – September 19, 2016
Full scale trafficking is resumed and completed


To view the Daily Trafficking Notes for the CC8 Phase 1 Overload Test, click here.

 

 

CC8 Phase 2 Overlay Test

September 28, 2017
Seating load
October 3, 2017 – October 4, 2017 Ramp up trafficking
October 10, 2017 – February 1, 2018
Full scale trafficking is started and completed

 

To view the Daily Trafficking Notes for the CC8 Phase 2 Overlay Test, click here.

 

 

CC8 Phase 3 Joint Comparison Test

February 27, 2018
Seating load
February 28, 2018
Ramp up trafficking
March 1, 2018 – August 9, 2018
Full scale trafficking begins, and is paused August 9, 2018 to begin trafficking on the Phase 4 Strength & Fatigue section
October 29, 2018 – November 8, 2018
Full scale trafficking is resumed and completed

 

To view the Daily Trafficking Notes for the CC8 Phase 3 Joint Comparison Test, click here.

 

 

CC8 Phase 4 Strength and Fatigue Test

August 20, 2018
Seating load
August 21, 2018 – August 22, 2018
Crack initiation
August 23, 2018 – October 12, 2018
Outer lanes full scale trafficking begins, and is paused October 12, 2018 to accommodate construction of a nearby project
January 22, 2019 – October 3, 2019
Outer lanes full scale trafficking is resumed and completed
October 16, 2019 – March 19, 2020 Inner lanes full scale testing begins, and is paused March 19, 2020 due to the facility shutdown (pandemic of COVID-19)

Traffic testing will be continued in the future.


To view the Daily Trafficking Notes for the CC8 Phase 4 Strength & Fatigue Test, click here.

 

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