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(Last site update Jan. 2016/Last guide update April 2015)

The bonded concrete overlay of asphalt mechanistic-empirical design procedure (BCOA-ME) was developed at the University of Pittsburgh under the FHWA Pooled Fund Study TPF 5-165. This pavement structure has been referred to as thin and ultra-thin whitetopping. This site is a repository for all information relating to the BCOA-ME. The information has been sorted based on its intended use and can be retrieved by clicking on the appropriate tab below. The BCOA-ME can be run directly from this site by clicking on the “Design Guide” tab below.