INVESTIGATION OF PREMATURE DISTRESSES IN LIBYAN ROADS. PROCEEDINGS, SIXTH CONFERENCE, ROAD ENGINEERING ASSOCIATION OF ASIA AND AUSTRALASIA, 4-10 MARCH 1990, KUALA LUMPUR, VOLUMES 1 TO 5 AND POST CONFERENCE PROCEEDINGS

This study was undertaken to identify the causes and mechanisms associated with the premature distress in flexible pavements in Libya. This objective was approached through extensive field and laboratory testing of two selected pavement sections. In the field investigations, in-situ density, moisture content and thickness of the pavement layers were measured. In addition, a traffic survey as well as a benkleman beam test and a straight edge test were performed on the selected test sections. In the laboratory testing, the physical and mechanical properties of the materials extracted from the road layers were determined. The results of this study indicated that the excessive axle loads and the under designing of selected pavement sections are the main contributing factors for the rutting and alligator cracking on these two sections. For the covering entry of the conference see IRRD 823206. (Author/TRRL).

  • Corporate Authors:

    Road Engineering Association of Asia & Australasia

    Office of the Director-General of Public Works
    Kuala Lumpur,   Malaysia 
  • Authors:
    • Omer, M S
    • El-Rabte, A A
    • Bashiam, H A
  • Publication Date: 1990

Media Info

  • Features: References;
  • Pagination: 23 p.
  • Serial:
    • Volume: 1

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00620164
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: ARRB
  • Files: ITRD, TRIS
  • Created Date: Mar 31 1992 12:00AM