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Browse Research and Publications - Illinois Center for Transporation by Author "Elseifi, Mostafa"

  • Al-Qadi, Imad L.; Yang, Shih-Hsien; Elseifi, Mostafa; Dessouky, Samer; Loulizi, Amara; Masson, Jean-François; McGhee, Kevin K. (2008-11)
    Crack sealing has been widely used as a routine preventative maintenance practice. Given its proper installation, crack sealants can extend pavement service life by three to five years. However, current specifications for ...

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  • Al-Qadi, Imad L.; Carpenter, Samuel H.; Roberts, Geoff; Ozer, Hasan; Aurangzeb, Qazi; Elseifi, Mostafa; Trepanier, James (Illinois Center for Transportation (ICT), 2009-01)
    For current recycled mix designs, the Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT) assumes 100% contribution of working binder from Recycled Asphalt Pavement (RAP) materials when added to Hot Mix Asphalt (HMA). However, ...

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  • Al-Qadi, Imad L.; Fini, Eli H.; Masson, Jean-François; Loulizi, Amara; McGhee, Kevin K.; Elseifi, Mostafa (2008-11)
    Current crack sealant specifications focuses on utilizing simple empirical tests such as penetration, resilience, flow, and bonding to cement concrete briquettes (ASTM D3405) to measure the ability of the material to ...

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  • Elseifi, Mostafa (2007-08)
    Insuring the integrity and security of hot mix asphalt (HMA) samples is critical to assuring the quality of the installed product and complying with Federal requirements. Samples of HMA are often taken at the plant with ...

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  • Pena-Mora, Feniosky; Liu, Liang Y.; El-Rayes, Khaled; Odeh, Ibrahim S.; Boukamp, Frank; Hassan, Marwa; Elseifi, Mostafa (Illinois Center for Transportation (ICT), 2007-12)
    This report presents the findings of a research project that studied the veiling luminance ratio (glare) experienced by driveby motorists in lanes adjacent to nighttime work zones. The objectives of the project are to (1) ...

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  • Al-Qadi, Imad L.; Elseifi, Mostafa; Carpenter, Samuel H. (2007-03)
    While the state of Illinois has been recycling Reclaimed Asphalt Pavement (RAP) material into hot-mix asphalt (HMA) since 1980, there continues to be questions regarding the correct approach to design HMA with RAP. The ...

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