HIGHWAY PLANNING IN DEVELOPING COUNTRIES: THE VIEW OF AN ENGINEERING GEOLOGIST (IN GERMAN)

THE AUTHOR DESCRIBES THE EFFECT OF GEOLOGICAL AND CLIMATIC CONDITIONS ON ASPECTS OF GEOMETRICAL DESIGN, TAKING AS AN EXAMPLE A ROAD CONSTRUCTION PROJECT IN TOGO, ONE OF THE LEAST DEVELOPED AREAS OF WEST AFRICA. PRELIMINARY INVESTIGA- TIONS TO ESTABLISH THE GEOLOGICAL SUITABILITY OF THE SUBSOIL: AND THE TAKING OF DISTURBED AND UNDISTURBED SOIL SAMPLES FOR EXAMINATION IN THE LABORATORY ARE OUTLINED. NECESSARY INVESTIGATIONS OF TERRAIN AS PRELIMINARY TO ROAD CONSTRUCTION ARE ALSO DESCRIBED. /FG/RRL/

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    • Vol 19, No 5, PP 151-157, 6 PHOT, 5 REF
  • Authors:
    • NICKEL, W
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  • Accession Number: 00229289
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Road Research Laboratory /UK
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Mar 16 1971 12:00AM