How California measures ‘road smoothness’ and why it matters

California’s newly paved freeways and highways are built to standards of smoothness that are the strictest in the country. Here is how Caltrans tests them.
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California’s newly paved freeways and highways are built to standards of smoothness that are the strictest in the country. Here is how Caltrans tests them.

The State Worker

Chronicling civil-service life for California state workers

You’re paying for America’s smoothest roads. Can you tell?

December 15, 2017 12:01 AM