Inspection and maintenance - guide for reducing vulnerability due to flooding of roads

Early in the SWAMP project a questionnaire was sent out to persons in eleven countries, all working with roads, in order to ensure an international perspective and to learn from others. Questions were asked about what were considered problematic parts of the drainage system, experiences with flooding and whether guidelines for design and maintenance of road drainage systems existed. It was clear from the answers that inadequate maintenance was believed to be the main reason for road failures in connection to flooding. This report will give guidance and instructions for engineers and people in charge of inspection, maintenance and repair, and it can also be useful for decision makers responsible for renewal of the drainage system. Furthermore it contains instructions on how to perform the work in the field in a systematic way over the season, and how to prepare the road system before, during and after a heavy rain event.


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  • Accession Number: 01486609
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Danish Road Directorate
  • ISBN: 9788792094674
  • Files: ITRD
  • Created Date: Jul 11 2013 9:36AM