The Superpave is the acronym for 'SUperior PERforming Asphalt PAVEments' system. It was developed by Strategic Highway Research Program (SHRP) to give highway engineers and contractors the tools they need to design asphalt pavements that will perform better under extremes of temperature and heavy traffic loads.
Fact Sheet ID Number
Composite Materials & Technologies
superpave system, composite material, shrp, pavement, construction
Date of this Version
ECT Team, Purdue, "Superpave System" (2007). ECT Fact Sheets. Paper 18.