As with all pavement design and construction processes, project selection is of great importance. Before creating a specification for your FDR project, review the ARRA recommended guidelines for resources in design, testing, quality control, measurement and payment procedures for your project. There are many factors to consider after reviewing the ARRA guidelines, and your project may need slight adjustments to meet the localized conditions of your project.
Complete FDR best practice guidelines for construction are contained in FDR101, FDR102 and FDR103 for bituminous, cementitious and lime stabilization, respectively. Recommended quality control checks are contained in FDR301 and FDR302. As General rules of thumb, follow the below points and recommendations:
Guide to Full-Depth Reclamation (FDR) with Cement. National Concrete Pavement Technology Center, Institution for Transportation, Iowa State University, Portland Cement Association, March 2017