CONTROL OF EXPANSIVE CLAYS UNDER EXISTING HIGHWAYS

Use of an impermeable membrane to control the moisture in the clay subgrades is discussed. Experimental features included moving the ditches as far as possible from the roadway and to cover the roadway and shoulder slopes with an asphalt rubber membrane and then place the AC overlay.

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • The 16th Proceedings of the Paving Conference held in Albuquerque, 1979.
  • Corporate Authors:

    University of New Mexico, Albuquerque

    Department of Civil Engineering
    Albuquerque, NM  USA  87131-0001
  • Authors:
    • Forstie, D
    • Walsh, H
    • Way, G
  • Conference:
  • Publication Date: 1979

Media Info

  • Features: References;
  • Pagination: p. 13-33

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00310350
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Engineering Index
  • Report/Paper Numbers: Proceeding
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Jun 9 1980 12:00AM