THE CONSTRUCTION OF THE TOURS-POITIERS SECTION OF THE A10 MOTORWAY

LA CONSTRUCTION DE LA SECTION TOURS-POITIERS DE L'AUTOROUTE A 10

THIS ARTICLE DESCRIBES THE EARTHWORKS, CONSTRUCTION OF ENGINEERING STRUCTURES AND PAVEMENTS. DETAILS ARE GIVEN IN PARTICULAR OF THE BLASTING OF 500000 M3 OF SOFT LIMESTONE FOR EARTHWORKS; ENGINEERING STRUCTURES CONSIST OF 46 OVERPASSES, 26 UNDERPASSES, AND 4 VIADUCTS, TWO OF WHICH HAVE PRESTRESSED CONCRETE GROOVED DECKS AND 2 HAVE PRESTRESSED CONCRETE BOX GIRDER DECKS. PAVEMENTS COMPRISE A SUBGRADE (BORROW MATERIALS, SHELLY SAND, OR UNGRADED LIMESTONE), A GRAVEL/CEMENT OR GRAVEL/BITUMEN ROADBASE, A DENSE BITUMINOUS MIXTURE BASECOURSE, AN ASPHALTIC CONCRETE WEARING COURSE. FIGURES ARE QUOTED FOR THE QUANTITY OF MATERIALS REQUIRED FOR EARTHWORKS AND PAVEMENTS, AND DATA ARE PRESENTED ON ROCK EXCAVATION WORK AND EARTHMOVING EQUIPMENT.

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  • Publication Date: 1977-6

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  • French

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  • Accession Number: 01289528
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Institut Francais des Sciences et Technologies des Transports, de l'Aménagement et des Réseaux (IFSTTAR)
  • Files: ITRD
  • Created Date: Nov 21 2010 1:49AM