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... 3 1.1 Purpose The objective of ACRP Project 02-64 was "to develop practical guidance to educate airport practitioners on the advantages and disadvantages of the use of permeable pavement at a variety of types and sizes of airports" (from the ACRP Project 02-64 problem statement)
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... 4 Guidance for Usage of permeable pavement at airports an alternative to impermeable pavements because they encourage infiltration or filtration of stormwater runoff while still providing structural capacity (U.S. Army Corps of Engineers 2013)
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... Introduction 5 Under Section 438 of the Energy Independence and Security Act of 2007, the U.S. Congress specifically indicates that federal developments that exceed a 5,000-ft2 footprint should maintain or restore predevelopment hydrology.
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... 6 Guidance for Usage of permeable pavement at airports Over 250 documents were identified, obtained, and reviewed for possible use in this study. As expected, few had direct relevance to aircraft facilities; the vast majority pertained to pavements used for vehicle parking lots or low-traffic roads.
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... Introduction 7 The case studies, including relevant specification and drawing examples, are provided in Appendix B (online at the summary web page for ACRP Research Report 178 at
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... 8 Guidance for Usage of permeable pavement at airports Permeable grid pavers: A cellular grid system filled with dirt, sand, or gravel. This system provides grass reinforcement, ground stabilization, and gravel retention.

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