THE USE OF BITUMEN EMULSIONS IN THE CONSTRUCTION AND MAINTENANCE OF ROADS

The types and grades of bitumen emulsion available to road authorities in South Africa and their properties are described. Recommendations are made on the correct handling and application of bitumen emulsion in road construction practice. This document gives details of the types of construction where bitumen emulsion was found to give satisfactory performance, together with some of the most common road construction and maintenance specifications. /Author/TRRL/

  • Corporate Authors:

    South African Council for Scientific & Indus Res

    P.O. Box 395
    Pretoria, Transvaal,   South Africa 
  • Publication Date: 1972-6

Media Info

  • Features: Figures; Tables;
  • Pagination: 36 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00082810
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Transport and Road Research Laboratory (TRRL)
  • Report/Paper Numbers: Standard
  • Files: ITRD, TRIS
  • Created Date: Jul 2 1975 12:00AM