A GUIDE TO GOOD PRACTICE FOR ROAD EDGE DETAILS

This report classifies the various types of edge detail in current use and gives a guide to their design construction and maintenance and to the materials used. After setting out their functions the report gives descriptions of the types available and includes a comprehensive table showing the applications of the different types in various types of road. Edge details are next considered in relation to general requirements followed by a comprehensive chapter covering design practice which includes a table which considers the types available in relation to design requirements. The next chapter is concerned with the choice of form of construction and includes information on concrete and natural stone kerbs and channels, extruded edges, cast in situ edges and kerbs and channels cast integrally with the pavement. Maintenance is the subject of the next chapter, which is followed by information relating to relative costs of the various methods. The final chapter gives conclusions and comprehensive recommendations and an appendix gives drawings of 22 recommended details. /TRRL/

  • Corporate Authors:

    Cement and Concrete Association

    52 Grosvenor Gardens
    London SW1W 0AQ,   England 
  • Publication Date: 1974-7

Media Info

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

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00099711
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Transport and Road Research Laboratory (TRRL)
  • Report/Paper Numbers: No. 10 Tech. Rpt.
  • Files: ITRD, TRIS
  • Created Date: Nov 18 1975 12:00AM