CALIBRATION, MAINTENANCE AND USE OF THE ROLLING STRAIGHT EDGE

Requirements for the surface regularity of newly-constructed roads are defined in the current specification for road and bridge works in terms of the maximum permissible numbers of irregularities beneath a rolling straightedge of the type designed by the transport and Road Research Laboratory. This report provides a guide to the calibration and maintenance of this equipment and to its use in checking compliance with these requirements.

  • Corporate Authors:

    Transport and Road Research Laboratory

    Old Wokingham Road
    Crowthorne RG11 6AU, Berkshire,   England 
  • Authors:
    • Young, J C
  • Publication Date: 1977

Media Info

  • Features: Figures; Photos; References; Tables;
  • Pagination: 9 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00164371
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: National Technical Information Service
  • Report/Paper Numbers: TRRL Rpt. 290 Monograph
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Feb 16 1978 12:00AM