CONDITION SURVEY OF SOIL-CEMENT ROADS-REPORT OF SUBCOMMITTEE ON USE OF PORTLAND CEMENT IN SOIL STABILIZATION

A QUESTIONNAIRE DESIGNED TO YIELD INFORMATION ON THE DESIGN, CONSTRUCTION, MAINTENANCE AND SERVICEABILITY OF SOIL-CEMENT BASE COURSES WITH BITUMINOUS WEARING SURFACES WAS CIRCULATED TO ALL STATE HIGHWAY DEPARTMENTS. SPECIAL ATTENTION WAS GIVEN TO THE FOLLOWING ITEMS: (1) CLIMATIC CONDITIONS, (2) DESIGN OF ROADWAY, (3) TYPES OF SOIL IN BASE AND SUBGRADE, (4) CEMENT CONTENT, (5) CONSTRUCTION METHODS, (6) WEATHER CONDITION DURING CONSTRUCTION, (7) TYPE AND CONDITION OF WEARING SURFACE, AND (8) TRAFFIC AND MAINTENANCE. CEMENT QUANTITIES VARIED BETWEEN 3.5 AND 14%, DEPENDING ON THE TYPE OF SOIL. THE BEST SOILS REQUIRED LOW CEMENT FACTORS, ALTHOUGH THIS FACTOR INCREASED WITH INCREASING CLAY CONTENT.

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • Vol 20, pp 812-820
  • Authors:
    • Mills, W H
  • Publication Date: 1941

Language

  • English

Media Info

  • Monograph Title: Proceedings of the Twentieth Annual Meeting of the Highway Research Board Held at Washington, D.C. December 3-6, 1940
  • Serial:

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00231464
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS, TRB
  • Created Date: Aug 15 2004 2:41AM