MODERN DESIGN AND CONSTRUCTION TECHNIQUES FOR CONCRETE ROAD PAVEMENTS

The primary purpose of this paper is to present facts concerning the up-to-date design criteria and construction techniques utilized in rigid portland cement concrete road pavements. As concrete pavements are at present not being utilized in the national roading program, this paper by necessity describes overseas trends and practices but particular reference is made to the application of these techniques to New Zealand roading conditions. The paper presents information on fatigue design methods for plain and reinforced concrete pavements, joint technology subgrade, support criteria, and construction methods emphasizing current slip-form paving equipment and practice. Roading Engineers in New Zealand are now becoming aware of the need for providing durable, heavy-duty pavements for the rapidly increasing volume and weight of traffic. Concrete pavements can play their part in satisfying this need. /AUTHOR/

Media Info

  • Features: Figures; References; Tables;
  • Pagination: p. 411-426
  • Serial:
    • Volume: 1

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  • Accession Number: 00263111
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Report/Paper Numbers: Proceeding
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Nov 12 1974 12:00AM