INVESTIGATION OF SEVERAL ADDITIVES FOR CONTROLLING THE EXPANSION OF PIERRE SHALE

SOIL EXPANSION AND THE ACCOMPANYING PAVEMENT DISTRESS IN ROADWAYS CONSTRUCTED ON THE PIERRE FORMATION HAVE BEEN A SERIOUS PROBLEM FOR THE SOUTH DAKOTA DEPARTMENT OF HIGHWAYS FOR MANY YEARS. BECAUSE OF THE DISTRIBUTION OF THE PIERRE FORMATION IN SOUTH DAKOTA, MOST HIGHWAYS IN THE WESTERN HALF OF THE STATE HAVE BEEN AFFECTED. IN THE LAST DECADE, RESEARCH HAS BEEN CARRIED OUT BY THE HIGHWAY DEPARTMENT AND OTHER AGENCIES TO FIND FOR PRIMARY ROADWAYS A SUITABLE DESIGN THAT WOULD ELIMINATE OR AT LEAST MINIMIZE ROADWAY HEAVE AND THE SUBSEQUENT BREAKUP OF THE PAVEMENT. THE INVESTIGATION SUMMARIZED IN THIS REPORT IS A CONTINUATION OF THAT MAJOR RESEARCH EFFORT. /AUTHOR/

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  • Authors:
    • Hoskins, E R
    • Hammerquist, D W
    • Irby, D
  • Publication Date: 1972

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  • Media Type: Print
  • Features: Figures; References; Tables;
  • Pagination: pp 34-6
  • Monograph Title: Compaction and stabilization
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  • Accession Number: 00233285
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS, TRB
  • Created Date: Jul 17 1972 12:00AM