PERFORMANCE OF SOIL-CEMENT TEST PAVEMENT IN RHODE ISLAND

A TEST ROAD CONTAINING 2 CONTROL SECTIONS WITH CONVENTIONAL DESIGN AND 5 SECTIONS WITH DIFFERENT SOIL-CEMENT BASE AND SUBBASE WAS CONSTRUCTED IN JULY 1967. PERFORMANCE OF THE TEST ROAD HAS BEEN EVALUATED BY USING THE BENKELMAN BEAM TEST, PLATE BEARING TEST, ROUGHOMETER TEST, CRACK SURVEY, AND FROST STUDY. RESULTS OBTAINED TO DATE INDICATE THAT THE SOIL- CEMENT PAVEMENT POSSESSES GREATER RIGIDITY BUT DEVELOPS CRACKS; THE TOTAL LENGTH OF THE CRACKS INCREASES WITH INCREASING CURING TIME. AN ADDITION OF 1 PERCENT SODIUM SULPHATE SEEMS TO INCREASE THE RATE OF CRACK DEVELOPMENT. CRACKING COULD RESULT IN PAVEMENT SURFACE ROUGHNESS; HOWEVER, NO CONCLUSIVE RESULTS INDICATE THAT CRACKING COULD CAUSE REDUCTION OF PAVEMENT STIFFNESS. /AUTHOR/

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  • Authors:
    • Wang, Mian-Chang
    • Moultrop, Kendall
    • Nacci, Vito A
  • Publication Date: 1972

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  • Media Type: Print
  • Features: Figures; References; Tables;
  • Pagination: pp 52-61
  • Monograph Title: Cement-stabilized soil
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  • Accession Number: 00233277
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS, TRB
  • Created Date: Jul 17 1972 12:00AM