THE USE OF LATERITIC SOIL IN ROAD CONSTRUCTION - GABON /IN FRENCH/

DETAILS ARE GIVEN OF THE GEOGRAPHY, CLIMATE AND VEGETATION OF GABON, AND TYPES OF LATERITIC SOIL FOUND IN THE COUNTRY. A COMPARATIVE STUDY IS MADE OF CBR TEST AND CLASSIFICATION TEST RESULTS WITH A VIEW TO DRAWING UP SPECIFICATIONS CONCERNING THE USES OF LATERITIC SOIL. THE MAJORITY OF THE NETWORK IN GABON CONSISTS OF LIGHTLY-TRAFFICKED EARTH ROADS. DATA ON THE DESIGN OF A NEW ROAD UNDER CONSTRUCTION AND METHODS OF STABILIZATION USED FOR ITS BASECOURSE ARE PRESENTED. /RRL/

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  • Accession Number: 00229377
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Road Research Laboratory /UK
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Apr 10 1971 12:00AM