PROGRESS REPORT ON CALIFORNIA EXPERIENCE WITH CEMENT-TREATED BASES

THE CALIFORNIA DIVISION OF HIGHWAYS HAS BUILT 123 MILES OF PAVEMENT BASE BY MIXING CEMENT WITH GRANULAR MATERIALS OF MANY KINDS AND COMPACTING ON THE SUBGRADE BY ROLLING OR TAMPING. MOST OF THESE BASES HAVE BEEN FOR FIRST CLASS ROAD IMPROVEMENTS. THE MATERIALS HAVE INCLUDED FINE SILTY SANDS, STREAMBED GRAVELS, DISINTEGRATED GRANITE, SOFT CRUSHED SANDSTONE, FAIRLY CLEAN SAND, AND AGGREGATES SUITABLE FOR CONCRETE. MANY CONSTRUCTION METHODS HAVE BEEN TESTED. TWENTY-EIGHT PROJECTS RANGING IN LENGTH FROM 0.5 MILE TO 13.1 MILES HAVE BEEN CONSTRUCTED.

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • Vol 23, pp 279-295
  • Authors:
    • STANTON, T E
    • Hveem, F N
    • Beatty, J L
  • Publication Date: 1944

Media Info

  • Monograph Title: Proceedings of the Twenty-Third Annual Meeting of the Highway Research Board Held at Edgewater Beach Hotel, Chicago, Illinois November 27-30, 1943
  • Serial:

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00212719
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS, TRB
  • Created Date: Jan 26 1970 12:00AM