ROAD MAINTENANCE PRACTICE

This manual is intended to help and guide those directing or planning maintenance work. It gives the procedures for proper performance of routine maintenance; other publications are referred to for detailed information on specific tasks. The scope and organisation of the work are outlined. The treatment of paved and unpaved roads and the maintenance of efficient drainage are discussed. Advice is given on the grading and forming of gravel roads, seal patching bituminous surfaces and maintaining traffic control. Defects encountered in concrete pavements are described and advice given on their treatment. Methods of making and restoring road openings for private and public utilities are recommended. The treatment of road signs, markings and other street furniture is discussed. Advice is given on methods of snow clearing and treatment of ice. The storage and handling of materials is discussed. /TRRL/

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    National Association of Australian State Road Auth

    P.O. Box J141
    Brickfield Hill, New South Wales 2000,   Australia 
  • Publication Date: 1975

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  • Accession Number: 00152842
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Transport and Road Research Laboratory (TRRL)
  • Report/Paper Numbers: Monograph
  • Files: ITRD, TRIS, ATRI
  • Created Date: Jul 2 1977 12:00AM