CONSTRUCTION OF A SIXTEEN INCH CONCRETE PAVEMENT

THIS REPORT ON THE EXTENSION OF THE NUMBER 1 RUNWAY AT HEATHROW (LONDON) AIRPORT GIVES DETAILS OF THE METHOD AND EQUIPMENT USED IN THE CONSTRUCTION OF A 16-IN THICK CONCRETE PAVEMENT, AND SHOWS THAT WITH MODERN CONCRETE PLANT THE PRODUCTION OF SUCH A PAVEMENT TO A HIGH STANDARD IS A PRACTICAL PROPOSITION. THE PAVEMENT SLAB WAS SUPPORTED ON A 6-IN LAYER OF LEAN CONCRETE LAID ON AN 18-IN THICKNESS OF COMPACTED GRANULAR SUB-BASE.

  • Corporate Authors:

    Aerodome Works Devel Comm Proc /UK

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  • Publication Date: 1970-11

Media Info

  • Features: Photos;
  • Pagination: 13 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00215722
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Transport and Road Research Laboratory (TRRL)
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Sep 19 1972 12:00AM