EXPERIMENTAL CONCRETE ROADS

CHAUSSEES EXPERIMENTALES EN BETON

TO CONDUCT A FOLLOW-UP STUDY OF THE BEHAVIOUR OF RIGID PAVEMENTS (NEW OR STRENGTHENED PAVEMENTS) AND TO INTERPRET OBSERVATIONS WITH A VIEW TO DEFINING PAVEMENT DESIGN RULES. IN 1979 IT IS PROPOSED: TO CONTINUE OBSERVATIONS AND MEASUREMENTS ON THE EGLETONS EXPERIMENTAL SECTIONS; TO CARRY OUT OBSERVATIONS AND MEASUREMENTS ON THE THICK SLAB EXPERIMENTAL SECTIONS OF THE A36 BESANCON-GENDREY MOTORWAY: (A) DESIGN OF THICK SLAB (THICKNESS, EXTRA WIDTH), (B) UTILITY AND NECESSITY OF DRAINAGE LAYER.