HIGHWAY SPECIFICATIONS. RIGID PAVEMENTS

INSTRUCTION DES ROUTES. CHAUSSES RIGIDES INSTRUCCION DE CARRETERAS. FIRMES RIGIDOS

THIS STANDARD DEALING WITH RIGID PAVEMENTS WILL APPLY TO THE DESIGN AND CONSTRUCTION OF NEW HIGHWAYS, BUT NOT TO THE STRENGTHENING OF PAVEMENTS, REPAIR OF EXISTING HIGHWAYS, OR TO BRIDGE SURFACINGS. THE ROAD SECTIONS TO BE USED ARE DEFINED AS A FUNCTION OF THE SUBGRADE AND THE TRAFFIC. THE CRITERIA WHICH SHOULD BE EMPLOYED TO EVALUATE THE TRAFFIC DATA AND THE LOAD BEARING CAPACITY OF THE SUBGRADE ARE GIVEN. GENERAL CHARACTERISTICS OF THE PAVEMENT MATERIAL ARE SPECIFIED: CONCRETE SURFACING, GRAVEL/CEMENT, SOIL/CEMENT, GRANULAR ROAD BASE, BITUMINOUS MIXES, SURFACE DRESSING, BITUMINOUS GROUT AND GRANULAR ROAD BASE. RECOMMENDATIONS ARE GIVEN REGARDING THE DESIGN OF JOINTS (DOWELS, INFLUENCE OF RAIN GAUGES, ETC) AND HARD SHOULDERS.

Language

  • Spanish

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  • Pagination: 2529-37
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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 01299122
  • 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 6:59AM