REPAIR OF PAVEMENT SETTLEMENTS

THE FOLLOWING METHODS OF REPAIR OF PAVEMENT SETTLEMENTS ARE IN GENERAL USE: (1) FILLING THE SETTLEMENT WITH BITUMINOUS MIXTURE, (2) RAISING THE PAVEMENT WITH JACKS AND FILLING UNDERNEATH WITH EARTH, OR SAND FORCED IN BY COMPRESSED AIR, AND (3) BREAKING UP THE OLD SLAB, FILLING IN THE SUBGRADE, AND CONSTRUCTING A NEW SLAB. LIMITATIONS OF EACH METHOD ARE DISCUSSED. A MECHANIC OF THE IOWA STATE HIGHWAY COMMISSION USED A HYDRAULIC PRINCIPLE TO DEVELOP A MACHINE FOR RAISING SECTIONS OF PAVEMENTS THAT HAVE BEEN SETTLED. THE DEVICE ACTUALLY PUMPS MUD THROUGH HOLES IN THE SLABS. OPERATING AND COST DATA ARE PRESENTED

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • Vol 10, pp 30-36, 7 FIG
  • Authors:
    • Root, W H
  • Publication Date: 1931

Media Info

  • Monograph Title: Proceedings of the Tenth Annual Meeting of the Highway Research Board Held at Washington, D.C. December 11-12, 1930
  • Serial:

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00218639
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS, TRB
  • Created Date: Jun 1 1971 12:00AM