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Dr. Baris Salman
Dr. O. Sam Salem
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Highway networks in the United States have been suffering from poor operational and structural condition states for the past decades. The consequent congestion problems often result in major delays, safety issues, and large amounts of additional fuel consumption and greenhouse gas emissions. With limited funding available, transportation agencies are placing more emphasis on maintenance, repair, and reconstruction (MRR) practices in order to preserve and restore roadway conditions. Innovative MRR techniques have proved effective or shown great potential in addressing problems associated with poor condition levels of aging asphalt roadway infrastructure with reduced economic, social, and environmental impacts.