TOP DRESSING OR DRY MAINTENANCE ROADS

A RESUME OF PUBLICATIONS, CORRESPONDENCE, CONFERENCES AND FIELD INSPECTIONS, CONCERNING TRAFFIC BOUND SURFACES OF STONE, SLAG, OR GRAVEL SUITABLE FOR THE USE OF 500 TO 600 VEHICLES PER DAY IS PRESENTED. THE USUAL CONSTRUCTION PRACTICE IS TO BUILD A CRUST FIVE OR SIX INCHES THICK BY TRAFFIC COMPACTION IN COMPARATIVELY THIN LAYERS. IT IS MAINTAINED IN SMOOTH RIDING CONDITIONS BY FREQUENT BLADING OR DRAGGING.

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • Vol 7, Part I, PP 127-131; part of Report of Committee on Structural Design of Roads
  • Authors:
    • Conner, C N
  • Publication Date: 1928

Media Info

  • Monograph Title: Proceedings of the Seventh Annual Meeting of the Highway Research Board Held at Washington, D.C. December 1-2, 1927. Part I: Reports of Research Committees and of Special Investigations and Papers
  • Serial:

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00218617
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Report/Paper Numbers: Part 1
  • Files: TRIS, TRB
  • Created Date: Jul 25 1971 12:00AM