“Prospects for Superpave systems implementation in Ukraine” round table was held by “DerzhdorNDI” SE specialists.
The event was attended by more than 50 technical specialists that represented public authorities, Road Services in the regions, regional state administrations, design, research, contracting and private organizations.
At the event we got acquainted with interesting European experience from Vasin Otakar - Doctor of Science, Professor of Transport Faculty of Czech Technical University.
The round table covered the main approaches to bitumen marking by operational characteristics (PG marking), the choice of bitumen depending of weather and traffic loading conditions, requirements for asphalt mixtures materials, the principles of asphalt mixtures composition designing and their production control.
According to the results of the round table it was determined that the SUPERPAVE system approaches to the designing of asphalt mixtures are quite perspective for Ukraine, so in order to improve the method of asphalt mixtures designing it is need to move towards harmonization of relevant European standards and strengthen the needed equipment purchasing.