AN EXPERIMENTAL SOIL-CEMENT ROAD IN ILLINOIS

THE FIRST SOIL-CEMENT ROAD TO BE CONSTRUCTED IN ILLINOIS WAS IN 1936 AND WAS ENTIRELY EXPERIMENTAL. PRELIMINARY SOIL SAMPLES WERE TAKEN BEFORE THE GRADING WORK WAS COMPLETED. DATA WAS GIVEN ON THE LABORATORY SOIL TESTS WHICH INCLUDED PHYSICAL TEST CONSTANTS AND GRAIN SIZE, MOISTURE-DENSITY TESTS, MOISTURE-PENETRATION TESTS, DURABILITY TESTS, WETTING AND DRYING TESTS, FREEZING AND THAWING TESTS, AND CHECK AND COMPRESSION TESTS. EQUIPMENT USED ON THE PROJECT WAS LISTED. A DESCRIPTION OF CONSTRUCTION PROCEDURE INCLUDED (1) SCARIFYING, PULVERIZING, AND SHAPING, (2) APPLYING, CHECKING AND MIXING THE CEMENT, (3) APPLYING WATER, (4) SHAPING AND COMPACTING, AND (5) CURING. CONSTRUCTION COSTS WERE GIVEN.

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • Vol 17, ParT II, PP 34-46, 13 FIG, 7 TAB, 2 PHOT
  • Authors:
    • Glover, V L
  • Publication Date: 1938

Media Info

  • Monograph Title: Proceedings of the Seventeenth Annual Meeting of the Highway Research Board Held at Washington, D.C. November 30, December 1, 2, 3, 1937. Part II: A Symposium on Soil-Cement Mixtures for Roads
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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00232903
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS, TRB
  • Created Date: Aug 15 1971 12:00AM