UTILISATION OF PLANT ON A ROADWORKS CONTRACT

The author discusses three methods commonly used for programming roadworks: the bar chart, the critical path network, and the time/location chart, and points out the advantages and disadvantages of each. Various operations involved in a roadworks contract, i.e. site clearance, earthworks, drainage, sub-base, road base and surfacing construction, kerbing, bridge construction, are briefly described togehter with the construction equipment needed for each operation. Brief mention is made of the maintenance of plant.

  • Corporate Authors:

    Institution of Municipal Engineers

    25 Eccleston Square
    London SW1 V1NX,   England 
  • Authors:
    • Perkins, J T
  • Publication Date: 1971-2

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  • Accession Number: 00081064
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Transport and Road Research Laboratory (TRRL)
  • Files: ITRD, TRIS
  • Created Date: Mar 26 1975 12:00AM