STAGE CONSTRUCTION

Construcción por etapas = Aménagement progressif

This synthesis is one of the products of a 3-year project to enhance rural transportation in developing countries by providing access to information on the planning, construction and maintenance of low volume roads. This synthesis highlights stage construction, emphasizing the practical aspects of constructing the most economical and usable road that is adequate to meet the needs of the present and the immediate future. In stage construction, road are made better in stages through step-by-step improvements that are usually adequate to meet current needs. lmprovement occurs over an extended interval of time as traffic volume or other considerations indicate the need. While some consideration is given to the standards or levels of construction to be obtained, the thrust is toward construction practices and procedures and to various factors that enter into a sound low-cost project.

Language

  • English
  • Spanish
  • French

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00316383
  • Record Type: Publication
  • ISBN: 0309029775
  • Contract Numbers: AID/OTR-C-1591, Project 931-1116
  • Files: TRIS, TRB, ATRI
  • Created Date: Oct 8 1980 12:00AM