THE NAVARRE MOTORWAY

LA AUTOPISTA DE NAVARRA

THE ALIGNMENT AND PAVEMENT DESIGN OF A 35 KM-LONG SECTION OF MOTORWAY ARE DESCRIBED. THE SECTION WAS BUILT IN 16 MONTHS. DIFFERENCES IN GEOLOGY, OROGRAPHY AND CLIMATE DISTINGUISH THE THREE ZONES OF THE SECTION. FIRST THE MOTORWAY GOES THROUGH A STEEP ZONE OF MARL AND SANDSTONE WHICH REQUIRED EARTHWORKS AND EMBANKMENTS UP TO 20 M HIGH; THEN A ZONE CONSISTING OF GRAVEL IN WHICH EARTHWORKS PROBLEMS AROSE; LASTLY A ZONE OF GREY MARLS WHICH REQUIRED STABILIZATION.

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  • Publication Date: 1975-11

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  • Spanish

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  • Accession Number: 01298510
  • 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 6:46AM