DRAINAGE CONTROVERSIES INVOLVE MATERIAL USE. CONTROVERSY #1: WHICH TO CHOOSE: CONCRETE OR PLASTIC PIPE?

Drainage is one of the most critical aspects of successful road construction. When designing the drainage systems for roads, it is highly important to consider materials innovations that can be time saving and cost effective. Natural gas companies have been using large-diameter, high-density polyethylene pipe safely for many years. This article describes issues dealing with the choice between concrete or plastic pipe in roadside drainage construction, highlighting legislative efforts in the state of Michigan to promote better standardization of roadside drainage pipe materials.

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    Park Ridge, IL  United States  60068
  • Publication Date: 2000-3

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  • Accession Number: 00792554
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: May 8 2000 12:00AM